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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.8

Windows New Technology Local Area Network Manager (NTLM)
Windows New Technology Local Area Network Manager (NTLM) Standard or Specification

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Description: Windows New Technology Local Area Network Manager (NTLM) is a suite of Microsoft security protocols that provides authentication, integrity, and confidentiality to users. This protocol is the successor to the authentication protocol in Microsoft Local Area Network Manager (LANMAN) and enhances New Technology Local Area Network Manager security by hardening the protocol against many spoofing attacks and adding the ability for a server to authenticate to the client.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.7
Decision Date: 07/31/2020
Aliases: authentication protocol; Windows authentication
Introduced By:
Standards Body: Microsoft
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (07/31/2020).