Official Nebraska Government Website Security SecuredThe State of Nebraska is committed to ensuring the integrity and security of the information and systems it maintains. The State has taken steps designed to safeguard its telecommunications and computing infrastructure to prevent unauthorized access to internal systems and confidential information. If you have any knowledge of a security breach or potential security breach, please contact us at 402-471-4636 or

State of the Art SSL (Secure Socket Layer) Encryption - This enables the encryption of sensitive information during an online transaction. Information sent via SSL can no longer be read as plain text.

Cybertrust Verizon Cybertrust Security - policies and procedures have been examined, measured and validated by Verizon Cybertrust Security, the global information security specialist. Security - Hardware and software that controls the data entering and leaving the network.

Secure Internal Networks - All data transferred between databases is done via secure FTP or Virtual Private Networks (VPN) to ensure that only authorized users can access the network and no one can intercept data.

Data Storage Policies - Unless necessary, does not permanently store financial information so it cannot be retrieved or compromised.

NICUSA Policies - evaluates and modifies security standards based on vast experience and knowledge from other NICUSA portals.

Physical Location Security - All physical locations where hardware and software are located are physically secured and only accessible by individuals with proper credentials.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) Compliant - Adherence to performance measurements outlined in the HYPERLINK PCI DSS annual self evaluation, as well as submission to regular scans from Security Metrics to search for network vulnerabilities.

Application Security - A software tool is employed to scan for individual application vulnerabilities.

Sarbanes-Oxley Compliant - Adhere to secure change control procedures.