STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: MS Windows Defender Antivirus Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 7 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: Windows Defender AV must be configured to not allow override of behavior monitoring.

DISA Rule

SV-89897r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-75217

Group Title

SRG-APP-000210

Rule Version

WNDF-AV-000016

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Set the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Defender Antivirus -> Real-time Protection -> "Configure local setting override for turn on behavior monitoring" to "Disabled" or "Not Configured".

Check Contents

Verify the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Defender Antivirus -> Real-time Protection -> "Configure local setting override for turn on behavior monitoring" is set to "Disabled" or "Not Configure".

Procedure: Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key:
HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Real-Time Protection

Criteria: If the value "LocalSettingOverrideDisableBehaviorMonitoring" is REG_DWORD = 0, this is not a finding.

If the value does not exist, this is not a finding.

If the value is 1, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-75217

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WNDF-AV-000016

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Defender Antivirus -> Real-time Protection -> "Configure local setting override for turn on behavior monitoring" is set to "Disabled" or "Not Configure".

Procedure: Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key:
HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Real-Time Protection

Criteria: If the value "LocalSettingOverrideDisableBehaviorMonitoring" is REG_DWORD = 0, this is not a finding.

If the value does not exist, this is not a finding.

If the value is 1, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3249

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