1.1.8 - AirWatch - Turn off Ask to Join Networks

Information

This option configures the device to look for another network and display a list of all available Wi-Fi networks that the user can choose from when the device is trying to access the Internet and is not in range of a Wi-Fi network it has previously used. It is recommended that 'Ask to Join Networks' be turned off.

NOTE: Nessus has not performed this check. Please review the benchmark to ensure target compliance.

Solution

On the iOS device,
1. Tap Settings.
2. Tap Wi-Fi.
3. Turn off Ask to Join Networks (see note below).
Note: Wi-Fi must be turned on for the above Wi -Fi configuration option to appear.

See Also

https://workbench.cisecurity.org/files/1678

Item Details

Category: ACCESS CONTROL

References: 800-53|AC-19

Plugin: MDM

Control ID: ff2910e1db6c320376b194854bc8b95d3cf3bf175d82579731b4eafe67858e01