7.3 Set Strong Password Creation Policies - Check HISTORY is set to 10

Information

Password policies are designed to force users to make better password choices when selecting their passwords.

Solution

Please refer to the remediation steps on page 104 of the CIS document.

See Also

https://workbench.cisecurity.org/files/614

Item Details

Category: IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

References: 800-53|IA-5(1)(e)

Plugin: Unix

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