IIST-SI-000204 - A public IIS 10.0 website must only accept Secure Socket Layer (SSL) connections when authentication is required.

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Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption is a required security setting for a private web server. Encryption of private information is essential to ensuring data confidentiality. If private information is not encrypted, it can be intercepted and easily read by an unauthorized party. A private web server must use a FIPS 140-2-approved TLS version, and all non-FIPS-approved SSL versions must be disabled.

NIST SP 800-52 specifies the preferred configurations for government systems.


Note: If the server being reviewed is a private IIS 10.0 web server, this is Not Applicable.

Follow the procedures below for each site hosted on the IIS 10.0 web server:

Open the IIS 10.0 Manager.

Click the site name.

Double-click the 'SSL Settings' icon.

Select 'Require SSL' check box.

Select 'Apply' from the 'Actions' pane.

See Also


Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000068, Rule-ID|SV-218738r558649_rule, STIG-ID|IIST-SI-000204, STIG-Legacy|SV-109301, STIG-Legacy|V-100197, Vuln-ID|V-218738

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: 2a5014f11ab8492caa7a908a3a5f4b434a4023c9741803c1057f1519c94dfb9b