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Inspect the configurations to verify that all unnecessary functionality is removed, such as drivers and features




 









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2.2.5.a: Unnecessary Functionality is Removed   Inspect the configurations to verify that all unnecessary functionality is removed, such as drivers and features


Unnecessary functions can provide additional opportunities for attackers to gain access to endpoints. By removing unnecessary functionality, organizations can focus on securing the functions that are required and reduce the risk that unknown functions will be exploited. For example, removing unneeded drivers, FTP servers or database servers can substantially reduce the attack surface.

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2.2.5.a: Unnecessary Functionality is Removed
 




Related Alerts and Reports:

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
2.2.4.c: Common Security Parameters
    Inspect the common security parameters to verify that they are set per security standards


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