Password Security: Securing Hikvision DVR, NVR and IP Camera

Password Security: Securing Hikvision DVR, NVR and IP Camera

Guidelines to ensure the security of passwords on Hikvision DVR, NVR and IP Cameras:

  • Complex passwords – Upper Case Letters + Lower Case Letters + Numbers
  • Do not use the same password on other websites, systems and devices
  • Log into the camera through the web browser
  • Follow pop-ups to install the plug-in or allow it to run on your browser
  • Configuration >> Basic Configuration >> Security
  • Highlight the desired user and click the ‘Modify’ button
  • Enter the new password (strong password is recommended)

Steps to change default password on Hikvision DVR/NVR

  • Go to Main Menu >> Configuration >> User
  • Select the desired user and click ‘Edit’ icon
  • Input the old password
  • Check change password box
  • Input the new password (complex password is highly recommended)
  • Confirm the new password