The passwords in our customer databases are stored in a hashed format, not in “clear text” format. Specifically, we utilize SHA-1 as the Hash protocol. Hash vs. Encryption is slightly different, with the Hash providing better performance.
This the default behavior. As opposed to enabling Password Encryption in Admin tools.
In addition, all communication to/from SuccessFactors is encrypted. Internet communication to/from SuccessFactors is over HTTPS with 128-bit SSL encryption.
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