WN10-00-000020 - Secure Boot must be enabled on Windows 10 systems.

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Secure Boot is a standard that ensures systems boot only to a trusted operating system. Secure Boot is required to support additional security features in Windows 10, including Virtualization Based Security and Credential Guard. If Secure Boot is turned off, these security features will not function.


Enable Secure Boot in the system firmware.

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Item Details

References: CAT|III, CCI|CCI-000366, Rule-ID|SV-220700r569187_rule, STIG-ID|WN10-00-000020, STIG-Legacy|SV-91781, STIG-Legacy|V-77085, Vuln-ID|V-220700

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: 6f34dcc37debd61d9c5cce731553c55b4cd3eaaf1a3cf680f60daf7181d0bbdc