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Attention all PIH-REAC Users of REAC Online Systems

INCREASED SECURITY!!!
PIH-REAC applications are only accessible using a browser supporting 128 Bit encryption and SSL3.
To determine whether your current browser supports 128 bit encryption

*NOTICE: The Secure Systems security access software supports Internet Explorer 7.0 or above browser. Other browsers may not be complatible with this software.

Log onto Secure Systems

1. For Internet Explorer:

  • On the menu bar choose File / Properties.
  • The pop up window should read
"Connection: SSL 3.0, RC4 with 128 bit encryption (High); RSA with 1024 bit exchange"

2. For Netscape:

  • Click on the yellow lock in the bottom left hand corner of the screen.
  • Click on the Open Page Info button. The bottom panel of the pop up window should read:

"Security: This is a secure document that uses a high-grade encryption key for U.S. domestic use only (RC4, 128 bit)."

3. For Safari:

  • All versions support 128 bit encryption and SSL

If your current browser does not support 128 bit encryption and SSL3, you can download a browser that supports this from the following sites

Internet Explorer 7.0
Netscape 4.79
Safari

Please contact the REAC Technical Assistance Center (1-888-245-4860) if you have any questions.