AADC-CL-000955 - Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Classic FIPS mode must be enabled.
Use of weak or untested encryption algorithms undermines the purposes of using encryption to protect data. The application must implement cryptographic modules adhering to the higher standards approved by the federal government since this provides assurance they have been tested and validated.
Configure the following registry value: Registry Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER Registry Path: \Software\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\2015\AVGeneral Value Name: bFIPSMode Type: REG_DWORD Value: 1 Configure the policy value for User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Classic > Preferences > 'Enable FIPS' to 'Enabled'. This policy setting requires the installation of the AcrobatProDCClassic custom templates included with the STIG package. 'AcrobatProDCClassic.admx' and 'AcrobatProDCClassic.adml' must be copied to the \Windows\PolicyDefinitions and \Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US directories respectively.