TIPS 22-01, Change to the Security Warning Banner Message

Published: January 14, 2022
Effective: Pay Period 01, 2022


The National Finance Center (NFC) has modified the security warning banner message for multiple NFC Web applications.

This change is being made in accordance with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Departmental Regulation (DR) 3505-003, Appendix D.

Affected System


System Impact

Tribal Insurance Processing System (TIPS)

Modified the standard security Warning banner message.

Additional Systems Affected

The systems identified below are also being affected by this implementation. For detailed information on these systems, please refer to the NFC Web site.


System Impact

Centralized Enrollment Clearinghouse System (CLER)

Direct Premium Remittance Web (DPRW)

Employee Personal Page (EPP)


Modified the standard security Warning banner message.

Web-based Entry, Processing, Inquiry, and Correction System (EPIC Web)


Reporting Center (RPCT)

SecureAll (SALL)

Web-based Special Pay Processing System (SPPS Web)

System for Time and Attendance Reporting (STAR)

Web-based Security Entry and Tracking System (WebSETS)

Will modify the standard security Warning banner message.


The following is the new Warning message that users will see upon logging on to TIPS:


You are accessing a U.S. Government information system, which includes (1) this computer, (2) this computer network, (3) all computers connected to this network, and (4) all devices and storage media attached to this network or to a computer on this network. This information system is provided for U.S. Government-authorized use only. Unauthorized or improper use of this system may result in disciplinary action, as well as civil and criminal penalties.

By using this information system, you understand and consent to the following:

Terms and Conditions for Use:

To use this site, you must adhere to all requirements for access. Unauthorized use of this site and/or our systems, including but not limited to misuse of any information posted on the site or unauthorized entry into any of our systems is strictly prohibited. In addition, you may not either directly or through the use of any device, software, Internet site, web-based service, or other means incorporate the content on this site into, or stream or retransmit the content via any hardware or software application or make it available via frames or in-line links.

Note: Users must agree or accept terms to log into NFC Applications.


The procedure manuals for these applications, which are available online at the NFC Web site, are being updated to include the information in this bulletin. To view these procedures, select HR and Payroll Clients from the MyNFC drop-down menu on the NFC Home page. At the HR and Payroll Clients page, select the Publications tab, select System Documentation from the Publications Library section, and then select the applicable system/application page to access the procedure manuals.


For questions about NFC processing, authorized Servicing Personnel Office representatives should contact the NFC Contact Center at 1-855-NFC-4GOV (1-855-632-4468) or via the customer service portal at ServiceNow Portal for Federated Users and at ServiceNow Portal for Non-Federated Users.