Login Security: Password Expiration and Two Factor Authentication

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Super Admins can configure key login security features like automatic password expiration and two-factor authentication to help prevent unauthorized access to the Kipu EMR. 

Let's review how to configure these options. 

  1. Click on your initials and choose Manage Users.
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  2. Open the Security tab. mceclip1.png
  3. Password Expiration: HIPAA requires that users of EMR systems change their password every 90 days. Your organization may set an expiration in days that abides by your Policies and Procedures. mceclip2.png
    • Days until password expires: Enter how many days a user can log in with a password. After this number of days has passed the user will be required to create a new password.
    • Days to remind user of upcoming password expiration: Enter the number of days before the password expiration. This displays a message on the user login page reminding them of the upcoming change. 
  4. Two-factor Authentication: When logging into the EMR from a new device or browser, the user is required to request and enter a six-digit authentication code, sent by SMS or email (as set up in the user's profile) before they can access the EMR. Click the button to enable. mceclip3.png

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