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HSRP Authentication

How do I change the HSRP authentication key from the default of "cisco"? Do I change it on both the active and standby MSFC's? Does anyone know if this is some sort of security vulnerability? Our IDS flagged it as such.

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Re: HSRP Authentication

HSRP authetication is clear text and so anyone can see the password. Currently we don't have any strong encryption like MD5...

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