STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Samsung Android (with Knox 2.x) STIG Version: 1 Release: 4 Benchmark Date: 22 Apr 2016: The Samsung Knox for Android platform must be configured to implement the management setting: disable Google backup.

DISA Rule

SV-70343r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-56089

Group Title

PP-MDF-991000

Rule Version

KNOX-35-022000

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the mobile device to disable backups to Google servers.

On the MDM Administration Console, disable the "Allow Google backup" setting in the "Android Restrictions" rule.

Check Contents

This validation procedure is performed on both the MDM Administration Console and the Samsung Knox for Android device.

Check whether the appropriate setting is configured on the MDM Administration Console:
1. Ask the MDM administrator to display the "Allow Google Backup" settings in the "Android Restrictions" rule.
2. Verify the setting is disabled.

On the Samsung Knox for Android device:
1. Open the device settings.
2. Select "Backup and reset".
3. Verify "Back up my data" is disabled and cannot be enabled.

If the "Allow Google Backup" setting is enabled, or if the user is able to enable the setting on the device, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-56089

Documentable

False

Rule Version

KNOX-35-022000

Severity Override Guidance

This validation procedure is performed on both the MDM Administration Console and the Samsung Knox for Android device.

Check whether the appropriate setting is configured on the MDM Administration Console:
1. Ask the MDM administrator to display the "Allow Google Backup" settings in the "Android Restrictions" rule.
2. Verify the setting is disabled.

On the Samsung Knox for Android device:
1. Open the device settings.
2. Select "Backup and reset".
3. Verify "Back up my data" is disabled and cannot be enabled.

If the "Allow Google Backup" setting is enabled, or if the user is able to enable the setting on the device, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2699

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