Inspect the common security parameters to verify that they are set per security standards |
System configuration standards and related processes should specifically address security settings and parameters that have known security implications for each type of system in use. Action1 provides a system hardening framework that verifies security settings based on baselines and recommendations developed by CIS (Center for Internet Security). This query shows the status of system configuration for all managed endpoints and allows you to provide compliance with this section of PCI DSS.
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2.2.2.a: Enabled System Services and Protocols
Allows to inspect enabled system services and protocols to verify that only necessary services are enabled
2.2.2.b: Insecure System Services and Protocols
Shows all insecure system services and protocols to verify that their usage is justified per configuration standards
2.2.3: Additional Security Features
Inspect configuration settings to verify that security features are implemented in insecure services and protocols
2.2.5.a: Unnecessary Functionality is Removed
Inspect the configurations to verify that all unnecessary functionality is removed, such as drivers and features
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