STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows 10 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 19 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: The password history must be configured to 24 passwords remembered.

DISA Rule

SV-77905r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-63415

Group Title

WN10-AC-000020

Rule Version

WN10-AC-000020

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Account Policies >> Password Policy >> "Enforce password history" to "24" passwords remembered.

Check Contents

Verify the effective setting in Local Group Policy Editor.
Run "gpedit.msc".

Navigate to Local Computer Policy >> Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Account Policies >> Password Policy.

If the value for "Enforce password history" is less than "24" passwords remembered, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-63415

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN10-AC-000020

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the effective setting in Local Group Policy Editor.
Run "gpedit.msc".

Navigate to Local Computer Policy >> Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Account Policies >> Password Policy.

If the value for "Enforce password history" is less than "24" passwords remembered, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

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Target Key

2885

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