1.2 Ensure 'Screen Lock' is set to 'Enabled'


Enable Screen lock.
The recommended state for this setting is: Enabled.


Enabling Screen lock requires a form of user authentication before interacting with the device. This strengthens application and data protection and overall improves the device security.


To configure a Pattern, PIN or Password for the device:

Tap Settings Gear Icon.
Tap Security.
Scroll to the Device Security section.
Tap Screen Lock.
Tap Pattern, PIN or Password.
Enter a complex Pattern, PIN or Password.
Tap Continue.
Enter in the same complex Pattern, PIN or Password again.
Tap OK.


A user will be prompted to unlock the device on every use.

Default Value:

By default, screen lock is not set.

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