DTBC-0026 - Metrics reporting to Google must be disabled.

Information

Enables anonymous reporting of usage and crash-related data about Google Chrome to Google and prevents users from changing this setting. If you enable this setting, anonymous reporting of usage and crash-related data is sent to Google. A crash report could contain sensitive information from the computer's memory. If you disable this setting, anonymous reporting of usage and crash-related data is never sent to Google. If you enable or disable this setting, users cannot change or override this setting in Google Chrome. If this policy is left not set the setting will be what the user chose upon installation / first run.

Solution

Windows group policy:
1. Open the group policy editor tool with gpedit.msc
2. Navigate to Policy Path: Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Google\Google Chrome\
Policy Name: Enable reporting of usage and crash-related data
Policy State: Disabled
Policy Value: N/A

See Also

https://dl.dod.cyber.mil/wp-content/uploads/stigs/zip/U_Google_Chrome_V2R6_STIG.zip

Item Details

Category: CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

References: 800-53|CM-7a., CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000381, Rule-ID|SV-221575r615937_rule, STIG-ID|DTBC-0026, STIG-Legacy|SV-57605, STIG-Legacy|V-44771, Vuln-ID|V-221575

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: 3d3ae4322a03dfedd168af3c11cc90af3b049011f7c07e389a6564c5dfb1b025