CSCv6|6.1

Title

Include at least two synchronized time sources from which all servers and network equipment retrieve time information on a regular basis so that timestamps in logs are consistent.

Description

Include at least two synchronized time sources from which all servers and network equipment retrieve time information on a regular basis so that timestamps in logs are consistent.

Reference Item Details

Category: Maintenance, Monitoring, and Analysis of Audit Logs

Family: System

Audit Items

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NamePluginAudit Name
1.6 Ensure clocks are synchronized on all nodesUnixCIS Apache Cassandra 3.11 L2 Unix Audit v1.0.0
1.6 Ensure clocks are synchronized on all nodesUnixCIS Apache Cassandra 3.11 L1 Unix Audit v1.0.0
1.6.2 Ensure redundant NTP servers are configured appropriatelyPalo_AltoCIS Palo Alto Firewall 6 Benchmark L1 v1.0.0
1.6.2 Ensure redundant NTP servers are configured appropriatelyPalo_AltoCIS Palo Alto Firewall 8 Benchmark L1 v1.0.0
1.6.2 Ensure redundant NTP servers are configured appropriatelyPalo_AltoCIS Palo Alto Firewall 7 Benchmark L1 v1.0.0
1.9.1.3 Ensure 'trusted NTP server' existsCiscoCIS Cisco ASA 9.x Firewall L1 v1.0.0
1.9.1.3 Ensure 'trusted NTP server' existsCiscoCIS Cisco Firewall v8.x L1 v4.2.0
1.9.1.3 Ensure 'trusted NTP server' existsCiscoCIS Cisco Firewall ASA 9 L1 v4.1.0
2.1 Configure NTP time synchronizationVMwareCIS VMware ESXi 5.1 v1.0.1 Level 1
2.1 Configure NTP time synchronizationVMwareCIS VMware ESXi 5.5 v1.2.0 Level 1
2.1 Ensure NTP time synchronization is configured properlyVMwareCIS VMware ESXi 6.7 v1.2.0 Level 1
2.1.1.1 Ensure time synchronization is in useUnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS Server L1 v1.1.0
2.1.1.1 Ensure time synchronization is in useUnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS Server L1 v2.1.0
2.1.1.1 Ensure time synchronization is in useUnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS Workstation L1 v1.1.0
2.1.1.1 Ensure time synchronization is in useUnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS Workstation L1 v2.1.0
2.1.1.2 Ensure ntp is configured - NTP server/poolUnixCIS Aliyun Linux 2 L1 v1.0.0
2.1.1.3 Ensure chrony is configured - serverUnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS Server L1 v1.1.0
2.1.1.3 Ensure chrony is configured - serverUnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS Server L1 v2.1.0
2.1.1.3 Ensure chrony is configured - serverUnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS Workstation L1 v1.1.0
2.1.1.3 Ensure chrony is configured - serverUnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS Workstation L1 v2.1.0
2.1.1.3 Ensure chrony is configured - uidUnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS Server L1 v1.1.0
2.1.1.3 Ensure chrony is configured - uidUnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS Workstation L1 v1.1.0
2.1.1.3 Ensure chrony is configured - uidUnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS Server L1 v2.1.0
2.1.1.3 Ensure chrony is configured - uidUnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS Workstation L1 v2.1.0
2.1.1.4 Ensure ntp is configured - ntp serverUnixCIS Debian Family Server L1 v1.0.0
2.1.1.4 Ensure ntp is configured - ntp serverUnixCIS Debian Family Workstation L1 v1.0.0
2.1.1.4 Ensure ntp is configured - restrict -4UnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS Workstation L1 v1.1.0
2.1.1.4 Ensure ntp is configured - restrict -4UnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS Server L1 v1.1.0
2.1.1.4 Ensure ntp is configured - restrict -4UnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS Server L1 v2.1.0
2.1.1.4 Ensure ntp is configured - restrict -4UnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS Workstation L1 v2.1.0
2.1.1.4 Ensure ntp is configured - restrict -6UnixCIS Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS Server L1 v1.1.0
18.8.52.1.1 (L2) Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Microsoft Windows 8.1 v2.4.0 L2 Bitlocker
18.8.52.1.1 (L2) Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Microsoft Windows 8.1 v2.4.0 L2
18.8.52.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Windows Server 2016 DC L2 v1.3.0
18.8.52.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Windows 7 Workstation Level 2 + Bitlocker v3.2.0
18.8.52.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Member Server Level 2 v3.2.0
18.8.52.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Windows Server 2012 R2 DC L2 v2.5.0
18.8.52.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller Level 2 v3.2.0
18.8.52.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Microsoft Windows Server 2016 MS L2 v1.3.0
18.8.52.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Windows Server 2012 DC L2 v2.2.0
18.8.52.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Member Server Level 2 v3.2.0
18.8.52.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Windows Server 2012 R2 MS L2 v2.5.0
18.8.52.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller Level 2 v3.2.0
18.8.52.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Windows Server 2012 MS L2 v2.2.0
18.8.52.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Windows 7 Workstation Level 2 v3.2.0
18.8.53.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Microsoft Windows 11 Enterprise v1.0.0 L2 + NG
18.8.53.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Microsoft Windows 11 Enterprise v1.0.0 L2
18.8.53.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Microsoft Windows 11 Enterprise v1.0.0 L2 + BL + NG
18.8.53.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise v1.12.0 L2
18.8.53.1.1 Ensure 'Enable Windows NTP Client' is set to 'Enabled'WindowsCIS Microsoft Windows 11 Enterprise v1.0.0 L2 + BL