CIS Microsoft Windows 8.1 v2.4.0 L2

Audit Details

Name: CIS Microsoft Windows 8.1 v2.4.0 L2

Updated: 4/25/2022

Authority: CIS

Plugin: Windows

Revision: 1.4

Estimated Item Count: 84

File Details

Filename: CIS_MS_Windows_8.1_v2.4.0_Level_2.audit

Size: 188 kB

MD5: d126d8fc90aa2ec893edf9f6c17a8e0d
SHA256: 709ad2d403a5584c74e1b3792ac488b6d980bf33d7b8e5c1db77825214f14653

Audit Items

DescriptionCategories
2.2.28 (L2) Ensure 'Log on as a batch job' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.29 (L2) Configure 'Log on as a service'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.3.4.2 (L2) Ensure 'Devices: Prevent users from installing printer drivers' is set to 'Enabled'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.3.7.7 (L2) Ensure 'Interactive logon: Number of previous logons to cache (in case domain controller is not available)' is set to '4 or fewer logon(s)'

ACCESS CONTROL, CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

2.3.14.1 (L2) Ensure 'System cryptography: Force strong key protection for user keys stored on the computer' is set to 'User is prompted when the key is first used' or higher

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

5.1 (L2) Ensure 'Bluetooth Handsfree Service (BthHFSrv)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.2 (L2) Ensure 'Bluetooth Support Service (bthserv)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.8 (L2) Ensure 'Link-Layer Topology Discovery Mapper (lltdsvc)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.10 (L2) Ensure 'Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service (MSiSCSI)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.11 (L2) Ensure 'Peer Name Resolution Protocol (PNRPsvc)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.12 (L2) Ensure 'Peer Networking Grouping (p2psvc)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.13 (L2) Ensure 'Peer Networking Identity Manager (p2pimsvc)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.14 (L2) Ensure 'PNRP Machine Name Publication Service (PNRPAutoReg)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.15 (L2) Ensure 'Problem Reports and Solutions Control Panel Support (wercplsupport)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.16 (L2) Ensure 'Remote Access Auto Connection Manager (RasAuto)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.17 (L2) Ensure 'Remote Desktop Configuration (SessionEnv)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.18 (L2) Ensure 'Remote Desktop Services (TermService)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.19 (L2) Ensure 'Remote Desktop Services UserMode Port Redirector (UmRdpService)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.21 (L2) Ensure 'Remote Registry (RemoteRegistry)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.23 (L2) Ensure 'Server (LanmanServer)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.25 (L2) Ensure 'SNMP Service (SNMP)' is set to 'Disabled' or 'Not Installed'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.30 (L2) Ensure 'Windows Error Reporting Service (WerSvc)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.31 (L2) Ensure 'Windows Event Collector (Wecsvc)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

5.33 (L2) Ensure 'Windows Remote Management (WS-Management) (WinRM)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.4.4 (L2) Ensure 'MSS: (DisableSavePassword) Prevent the dial-up password from being saved' is set to 'Enabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.4.6 (L2) Ensure 'MSS: (KeepAliveTime) How often keep-alive packets are sent in milliseconds' is set to 'Enabled: 300,000 or 5 minutes (recommended)'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.4.8 (L2) Ensure 'MSS: (PerformRouterDiscovery) Allow IRDP to detect and configure Default Gateway addresses (could lead to DoS)' is set to 'Disabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.4.11 (L2) Ensure 'MSS: (TcpMaxDataRetransmissions IPv6) How many times unacknowledged data is retransmitted' is set to 'Enabled: 3'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.4.12 (L2) Ensure 'MSS: (TcpMaxDataRetransmissions) How many times unacknowledged data is retransmitted' is set to 'Enabled: 3'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.5.9.1 (L2) Ensure 'Turn on Mapper I/O (LLTDIO) driver' is set to 'Disabled' - AllowLLTDIOOnDomain

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.5.9.1 (L2) Ensure 'Turn on Mapper I/O (LLTDIO) driver' is set to 'Disabled' - AllowLLTDIOOnPublicNet

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.5.9.1 (L2) Ensure 'Turn on Mapper I/O (LLTDIO) driver' is set to 'Disabled' - EnableLLTDIO

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.5.9.1 (L2) Ensure 'Turn on Mapper I/O (LLTDIO) driver' is set to 'Disabled' - ProhibitLLTDIOOnPrivateNet

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.5.9.2 (L2) Ensure 'Turn on Responder (RSPNDR) driver' is set to 'Disabled' - AllowRspndrOnDomain

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.5.9.2 (L2) Ensure 'Turn on Responder (RSPNDR) driver' is set to 'Disabled' - AllowRspndrOnPublicNet

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.5.9.2 (L2) Ensure 'Turn on Responder (RSPNDR) driver' is set to 'Disabled' - EnableRspndr

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.5.9.2 (L2) Ensure 'Turn on Responder (RSPNDR) driver' is set to 'Disabled' - ProhibitRspndrOnPrivateNet

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.5.10.1 (L2) Ensure 'Turn off Microsoft Peer-to-Peer Networking Services' is set to 'Enabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.5.19.2.1 (L2) Disable IPv6 (Ensure TCPIP6 Parameter 'DisabledComponents' is set to '0xff (255)')

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.5.20.1 (L2) Ensure 'Configuration of wireless settings using Windows Connect Now' is set to 'Disabled' - DisableFlashConfigRegistrar

ACCESS CONTROL

18.5.20.1 (L2) Ensure 'Configuration of wireless settings using Windows Connect Now' is set to 'Disabled' - DisableInBand802DOT11Registrar

ACCESS CONTROL

18.5.20.1 (L2) Ensure 'Configuration of wireless settings using Windows Connect Now' is set to 'Disabled' - DisableUPnPRegistrar

ACCESS CONTROL

18.5.20.1 (L2) Ensure 'Configuration of wireless settings using Windows Connect Now' is set to 'Disabled' - DisableWPDRegistrar

ACCESS CONTROL

18.5.20.1 (L2) Ensure 'Configuration of wireless settings using Windows Connect Now' is set to 'Disabled' - EnableRegistrars

ACCESS CONTROL

18.5.20.2 (L2) Ensure 'Prohibit access of the Windows Connect Now wizards' is set to 'Enabled'

ACCESS CONTROL

18.7.1.1 (L2) Ensure 'Turn off notifications network usage' is set to 'Enabled'

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.8.22.1.1 (L2) Ensure 'Turn off access to the Store' is set to 'Enabled'

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

18.8.22.1.3 (L2) Ensure 'Turn off handwriting personalization data sharing' is set to 'Enabled'

SECURITY ASSESSMENT AND AUTHORIZATION

18.8.22.1.4 (L2) Ensure 'Turn off handwriting recognition error reporting' is set to 'Enabled'

SECURITY ASSESSMENT AND AUTHORIZATION

18.8.22.1.5 (L2) Ensure 'Turn off Internet Connection Wizard if URL connection is referring to Microsoft.com' is set to 'Enabled'

SECURITY ASSESSMENT AND AUTHORIZATION