WN10-00-000090 - Accounts must be configured to require password expiration.

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Passwords that do not expire increase exposure with a greater probability of being discovered or cracked.

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Configure all passwords to expire.
Run 'Computer Management'.
Navigate to System Tools >> Local Users and Groups >> Users.
Double click each active account.
Ensure 'Password never expires' is not checked on all active accounts.

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Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000199, Rule-ID|SV-220716r569187_rule, STIG-ID|WN10-00-000090, STIG-Legacy|SV-77861, STIG-Legacy|V-63371, Vuln-ID|V-220716

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: 8d37c065e5b3bcbc107bc98ef325198c285a70e3ae5d139c15a92afb904eefad