Catalina - Employ Automated Mechanisms for Account Management Functions


The organization should employ automated mechanisms to support the management of information system accounts.

The use of automated mechanisms prevents against human error and provide a faster and more efficient means of relaying time-sensitive information and account management.

To employ automated mechanisms for account management functions, many operating systems can be integrated with an enterprise-level directory service that meets or exceeds this requirement.

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


This requirement is a permanent finding and cannot be fixed. An appropriate mitigation for the system must be implemented, but this finding cannot be considered fixed.

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References: 800-53|AC-2(1), CCE|CCE-84899-4, CCI|CCI-000015

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