AOSX-15-000025 - The macOS system must be configured so that any connection to the system must display the Standard Mandatory DoD Notice and Consent Banner before granting GUI access to the system - Banner text


Display of a standardized and approved use notification before granting access to the operating system ensures privacy and security notification verbiage used is consistent with applicable federal laws, Executive Orders, directives, policies, regulations, standards, and guidance.

System use notifications are required only for access via logon interfaces with human users and are not required when such human interfaces do not exist.

The banner must be formatted in accordance with DTM-08-060.

Satisfies: SRG-OS-000023-GPOS-00006, SRG-OS-000024-GPOS-00007, SRG-OS-000228-GPOS-00088


Create an RTF file containing the required text. Name the file 'PolicyBanner.rtf' or 'PolicyBanner.rtfd' and place it in '/Library/Security/'.

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References: 800-53|AC-8a., 800-53|AC-8b., 800-53|AC-8c.1., 800-53|AC-8c.2., 800-53|AC-8c.3., CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000048, CCI|CCI-000050, CCI|CCI-001384, CCI|CCI-001385, CCI|CCI-001386, CCI|CCI-001387, CCI|CCI-001388, Rule-ID|SV-225136r610901_rule, STIG-ID|AOSX-15-000025, STIG-Legacy|SV-111649, STIG-Legacy|V-102687, Vuln-ID|V-225136

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