EDGE-00-000003 - Bypassing of Microsoft Defender SmartScreen warnings about downloads must be disabled.

Information

This policy setting allows a decision to be made on whether users can override Microsoft Defender SmartScreen warnings about unverified downloads.

If this setting is enabled, users cannot ignore Microsoft Defender SmartScreen warnings, and are prevented from completing the unverified downloads.

If this policy is disabled or not configured, users can ignore Microsoft Defender SmartScreen warnings and complete unverified downloads.

Solution

Set the policy value for 'Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/SmartScreen settings/Prevent bypassing of Microsoft Defender SmartScreen warnings about downloads' must to 'Enabled'.

See Also

https://dl.dod.cyber.mil/wp-content/uploads/stigs/zip/U_MS_Edge_V1R4_STIG.zip

Item Details

Category: MAINTENANCE

References: 800-53|MA-3(2), CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000870, Rule-ID|SV-235721r766835_rule, STIG-ID|EDGE-00-000003, Vuln-ID|V-235721

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: e7fd4d53adeb05332b5874115e8cd629f7714a67f984baf71b7f4b6e5f0f16fa