WN12-00-000013 - Security configuration tools or equivalent processes must be used to configure and maintain platforms for security compliance.

Information

Security configuration tools such as Group Policies and Security Templates allow system administrators to consolidate security-related system settings into a single configuration file. These settings can then be applied consistently to any number of Windows machines.

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

Solution

Implement a process using security configuration tools or the equivalent to configure Windows systems to meet security requirements.

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-226040r794377_rule, STIG-ID|WN12-00-000013, STIG-Legacy|SV-52859, STIG-Legacy|V-1128, Vuln-ID|V-226040

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: 1d163f1395a5d97c5404816570808f3c3e78b9a963dde134c61d4f22e3acfd15