1.1 Ensure device firmware is up to date


Ensure that the device is kept up to date with security patch levels.
The recommended state for this setting is: Apply updates.


Firmware updates often include critical security fixes that reduce the probability of an attacker remotely exploiting the device. The device should be on the latest security patch level as applicable.

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


Follow the below steps to check and update the device security patch level:

Tap Settings Gear Icon.
Tap System.
Tap Advanced.
Tap System Updates.
Tap Check for update.
Apply the update, if available.



Default Value:

By default, users are notified about security patch level updates but are not installed until the user initiates the process.

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