DISA STIG Microsoft Defender Antivirus v2r4

Audit Details

Name: DISA STIG Microsoft Defender Antivirus v2r4

Updated: 6/22/2022

Authority: DISA STIG

Plugin: Windows

Revision: 1.0

Estimated Item Count: 46

File Details

Filename: DISA_STIG_Microsoft_Defender_Antivirus_v2r4.audit

Size: 102 kB

MD5: 3781028822b501660c0906c2c2847ad2
SHA256: 6e9049e4d6736af604e266602c5439aaaecad3fb834baa88d2a127749dbb0397

Audit Items

DescriptionCategories
DISA_STIG_Microsoft_Defender_Antivirus_v2r4.audit from DISA Microsoft Defender Antivirus v2r4 STIG
WNDF-AV-000001 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to block the Potentially Unwanted Application (PUA) feature - PUA feature.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000003 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to automatically take action on all detected tasks.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000004 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to run and scan for malware and other potentially unwanted software.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000005 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to not exclude files for scanning.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000006 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to not exclude files opened by specified processes.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000007 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to enable the Automatic Exclusions feature.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000008 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to disable local setting override for reporting to Microsoft MAPS.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000009 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to check in real time with MAPS before content is run or accessed.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000010 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to join Microsoft MAPS.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000011 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to only send safe samples for MAPS telemetry.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000012 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured for protocol recognition for network protection.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000013 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to not allow local override of monitoring for file and program activity.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000014 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to not allow override of monitoring for incoming and outgoing file activity.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000015 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to not allow override of scanning for downloaded files and attachments.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000016 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to not allow override of behavior monitoring.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000017 - Microsoft Defender AV Group Policy settings must take priority over the local preference settings.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000018 - Microsoft Defender AV must monitor for incoming and outgoing files.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000019 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to monitor for file and program activity.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000020 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to scan all downloaded files and attachments.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000021 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to always enable real-time protection.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000022 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to enable behavior monitoring.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000023 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to process scanning when real-time protection is enabled.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000024 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to scan archive files.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000025 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to scan removable drives.

MAINTENANCE

WNDF-AV-000026 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to perform a weekly scheduled scan.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000027 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to turn on e-mail scanning.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000028 - Microsoft Defender AV spyware definition age must not exceed 7 days.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000029 - Microsoft Defender AV virus definition age must not exceed 7 days.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000030 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to check for definition updates daily.

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

WNDF-AV-000031 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured for automatic remediation action to be taken for threat alert level Severe - 5>2

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000031 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured for automatic remediation action to be taken for threat alert level Severe - Enabled

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000032 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to block executable content from email client and webmail.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000033 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured block Office applications from creating child processes.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000034 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured block Office applications from creating executable content.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000035 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to block Office applications from injecting into other processes.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000036 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to impede JavaScript and VBScript to launch executables.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000037 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to block execution of potentially obfuscated scripts.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000038 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to block Win32 imports from macro code in Office.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000039 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured to prevent user and apps from accessing dangerous websites.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000040 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured for automatic remediation action to be taken for threat alert level High - 4>2

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000040 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured for automatic remediation action to be taken for threat alert level High - Enabled

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000041 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured for automatic remediation action to be taken for threat alert level Medium - 2>2

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000041 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured for automatic remediation action to be taken for threat alert level Medium - Enabled

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000042 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured for automatic remediation action to be taken for threat alert level Low - 1>2

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

WNDF-AV-000042 - Microsoft Defender AV must be configured for automatic remediation action to be taken for threat alert level Low - Enabled

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION