Catalina - Enable SSH for Remote Access Sessions

Information

Remote access sessions _MUST_ use encrypted methods to protect unauthorized individuals from gaining access.

Solution

[source,bash]
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/bin/launchctl enable system/com.openssh.sshd
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See Also

https://github.com/usnistgov/macos_security

Item Details

Category: ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, MAINTENANCE, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

References: 800-53|AC-17(2), 800-53|AC-17(4), 800-53|IA-2(8), 800-53|IA-2(9), 800-53|MA-4, 800-53|MA-4(6), 800-53|SC-8, 800-53|SC-8(1), 800-53|SC-8(2), CCE|CCE-84845-7, CCI|CCI-000068, CCI|CCI-001453, CCI|CCI-001941, CCI|CCI-001942, CCI|CCI-002418, CCI|CCI-002420, CCI|CCI-002421, CCI|CCI-002422, CCI|CCI-002890, CCI|CCI-003123, STIG-ID|AOSX-15-000011

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: 9e2496361492e357eba996f381a97267123b858f341fb34e3c721808d56c79b1