WN12-00-000016 - Backups of system-level information must be protected.

Information

A system backup will usually include sensitive information such as user accounts that could be used in an attack. As a valuable system resource, the system backup must be protected and stored in a physically secure location.

NOTE: Nessus has not performed this check. Please review the benchmark to ensure target compliance.

Solution

Ensure system-level information backups are stored in a secure location and protected from destruction.

See Also

https://dl.dod.cyber.mil/wp-content/uploads/stigs/zip/U_MS_Windows_2012_and_2012_R2_DC_V3R4_STIG.zip

Item Details

Category: CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

References: 800-53|CM-6b., CAT|III, CCI|CCI-000366, Rule-ID|SV-226043r794313_rule, STIG-ID|WN12-00-000016, STIG-Legacy|SV-52130, STIG-Legacy|V-40172, Vuln-ID|V-226043

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: 762090de07957655e1b4199a13c80fe6e63c0b2bf3ccd7bed4889204cb96673e