DTBI770-IE11 - Deleting websites that the user has visited must be disallowed.

Information

This policy prevents users from deleting the history of websites the user has visited. If you enable this policy setting, websites the user has visited will be preserved when the user clicks 'Delete'. If you disable this policy setting, websites that the user has visited will be deleted when the user clicks 'Delete'. If you do not configure this policy setting, the user will be able to select whether to delete or preserve websites the user visited when the user clicks 'Delete'.

Solution

Set the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Delete Browsing History -> 'Prevent Deleting Web sites that the User has Visited' to 'Enabled'.

See Also

https://dl.dod.cyber.mil/wp-content/uploads/stigs/zip/U_MS_IE11_V2R1_STIG.zip

Item Details

Category: AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

References: 800-53|AU-12a., CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000169, Rule-ID|SV-223127r428933_rule, STIG-ID|DTBI770-IE11, STIG-Legacy|SV-59707, STIG-Legacy|V-46841, Vuln-ID|V-223127

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: d2f6c66c4c6ee7cca07a8524c584792f5538e719332f470e355196b87ec52cbc