Administrative User Credential Management Standard



Standardize the solution to provide the enterprise with the ability to securely store administrative user passwords and other secret keys for retrieval.


  1. PasswordState provided by Click Studios; will be used to fulfill our credential management business needs.


Credential -  Credentials are typically a username and password combination used for logging.


This standard applies to all executive branch state agencies including the University Systems Office but excluding other higher education institutions, i.e. campuses and agricultural and research centers.

Statement of Commitment

North Dakota's CIO/CTO directs that IT Policy be created to establish statewide information technology policies and standards as defined within ND Century Code (Chapter 54-59-09).


Non-compliance with this standard shall be reported to the Office of the State Auditor.

Revision Number: 1
Revision Date: 2021-05-13
Effective Date: 2021-05-13
Last Reviewed: 2021-05-13
Number: POL0020194