2.1 Ensure 'Lock screen' is set to 'Don't show notifications at all'


Disable notifications on the lock screen.
The recommended state for this setting is: Don't show notifications at all.


If the device is lost or is unattended, then disabling notifications do not display any notification information on the locked screen. This information might be private or confidential and thus unwarranted disclosures could be avoided.

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


Follow the below steps to set the On the lock screen to Don't show notifications at all:

Tap Settings Gear Icon.
Tap Apps & notifications.
Tap Notifications.
Tap Advanced.
Tap Lock Screen.
Tap Lock Screen and set it to Don't show notifications at all.


The user will notbe able to see contents of notifications on lock screen requiring her to unlock the device each time.

Default Value:

By default, notification content is shown on the locked screen.

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