Generate security audits
|ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:36550||Date: (C)2016-08-05 (M)2017-11-21|
|Class: COMPLIANCE||Family: windows|
This security setting determines which accounts can be used by a process to add entries to the security log. The security log is used to trace unauthorized system access. Misuse of this user right can result in the generation of many auditing events, potentially hiding evidence of an attack or causing a denial of service if the Audit: Shut down system immediately if unable to log security audits security policy setting is enabled. For more information see Audit: Shut down system immediately if unable to log security audits
Ensure that only the Service and Network Service accounts have the Generate security audits user right assigned to them.
None. This is the default configuration.
(1) GPO: Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment\Generate security audits
(2) REG: ###
(3) WMI: root\rsop\computer#RSOP_UserPrivilegeRight#AccountList#UserRight='SeAuditPrivilege' and precedence=1
|Microsoft Windows 10|