Limit multiple invalid login attempts by locking out the user ID after 6 attempts |
The purpose of this section of PCI is to prevent password guessing attacks via continuous manual or automated password cracking sequences. This Action1 query verifies that required account lockout settings are configured on each endpoint for both local and domain accounts.
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Find more information on 8.1.6: Account Lockouts at Microsoft TechNet.