[Forgot Password]
Login  Register Subscribe

23631

 
 

115038

 
 

96174

 
 

909

 
 

78077

 
 

109

Paid content will be excluded from the download.


Download | Alert*
OVAL

Password must meet complexity requirements

ID: oval:gov.nist.usgcb.windowsseven:def:8Date: (C)2012-04-13   (M)2017-10-21
Class: COMPLIANCEFamily: windows




This security setting determines whether passwords must meet complexity requirements. If this policy is enabled, passwords must meet the following minimum requirements: Not contain the user's account name or parts of the user's full name that exceed two consecutive characters Be at least six characters in length Contain characters from three of the following four categories: English uppercase characters (A through Z) English lowercase characters (a through z) Base 10 digits (0 through 9) Non-alphabetic characters (for example, !, $, #, %) Complexity requirements are enforced when passwords are changed or created. Default: Enabled on domain controllers. Disabled on stand-alone servers. Note: By default, member computers follow the configuration of their domain controllers. Fix: (1) GPO: Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Account Policies\Password Policy\Password must meet complexity requirements (2) REG: INFO NOT AVAILABLE

Platform:
Microsoft Windows 7
Reference:
CCE-9370-8
CPE    1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7
CCE    1
CCE-9370-8
XCCDF    9
xccdf_org.secpod_benchmark_cip_std_ver3_Windows_7
xccdf_org.secpod_benchmark_ISO27001_Windows_7
xccdf_org.secpod_benchmark_NIST_800_171_R1_Windows_7
xccdf_gov.nist_benchmark_USGCB-Windows-7
...

© 2013 SecPod Technologies