Audit Policy: Detailed Tracking: DPAPI Activity
|ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:22987||Date: (C)2015-01-07 (M)2017-10-31|
|Class: COMPLIANCE||Family: windows|
This subcategory reports encrypt or decrypt calls into the data protections application interface (DPAPI). DPAPI is used to protect secret information such as stored password and key information. Events for this subcategory include:
? 4692: Backup of data protection master key was attempted.
? 4693: Recovery of data protection master key was attempted.
? 4694: Protection of auditable protected data was attempted.
? 4695: Unprotection of auditable protected data was attempted.
Refer to the Microsoft Knowledgebase article ?Description of security events in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008? for the most recent information about this setting: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/947226.
(1) GPO: Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Advanced Audit Policy Configuration\Audit Policies\Detailed Tracking!Audit Policy: Detailed Tracking: DPAPI Activity
(2) REG: NO REGISTRY INFO
|Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2|