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Azure Policy definition

Implement training for protecting authenticators

Name Implement training for protecting authenticators
Azure Portal
Id e4b00788-7e1c-33ec-0418-d048508e095b
Version 1.1.0
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Category Regulatory Compliance
Microsoft docs
Description CMA_0329 - Implement training for protecting authenticators
Mode All
Type BuiltIn
Preview FALSE
Deprecated FALSE
Effect Default
Manual
Allowed
Manual, Disabled
RBAC
Role(s)
none
Rule
Aliases
Rule
ResourceTypes
IF (1)
Microsoft.Resources/subscriptions
Compliance The following 22 compliance controls are associated with this Policy definition 'Implement training for protecting authenticators' (e4b00788-7e1c-33ec-0418-d048508e095b)
Control Domain Control Name MetadataId Category Title Owner Requirements Description Info Policy#
CIS_Azure_1.1.0 1.7 CIS_Azure_1.1.0_1.7 CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark recommendation 1.7 1 Identity and Access Management Ensure that 'Notify users on password resets?' is set to 'Yes' Shared The customer is responsible for implementing this recommendation. Ensure that users are notified on their primary and secondary emails on password resets. link 5
CIS_Azure_1.1.0 1.8 CIS_Azure_1.1.0_1.8 CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark recommendation 1.8 1 Identity and Access Management Ensure that 'Notify all admins when other admins reset their password?' is set to 'Yes' Shared The customer is responsible for implementing this recommendation. Ensure that all administrators are notified if any other administrator resets their password. link 10
CIS_Azure_1.3.0 1.7 CIS_Azure_1.3.0_1.7 CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark recommendation 1.7 1 Identity and Access Management Ensure that 'Notify users on password resets?' is set to 'Yes' Shared The customer is responsible for implementing this recommendation. Ensure that users are notified on their primary and secondary emails on password resets. link 5
CIS_Azure_1.3.0 1.8 CIS_Azure_1.3.0_1.8 CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark recommendation 1.8 1 Identity and Access Management Ensure that 'Notify all admins when other admins reset their password?' is set to 'Yes' Shared The customer is responsible for implementing this recommendation. Ensure that all administrators are notified if any other administrator resets their password. link 10
CIS_Azure_1.4.0 1.7 CIS_Azure_1.4.0_1.7 CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark recommendation 1.7 1 Identity and Access Management Ensure that 'Notify users on password resets?' is set to 'Yes' Shared The customer is responsible for implementing this recommendation. Ensure that users are notified on their primary and secondary emails on password resets. link 5
CIS_Azure_1.4.0 1.8 CIS_Azure_1.4.0_1.8 CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark recommendation 1.8 1 Identity and Access Management Ensure That 'Notify all admins when other admins reset their password?' is set to 'Yes' Shared The customer is responsible for implementing this recommendation. Ensure that all administrators are notified if any other administrator resets their password. link 10
FedRAMP_High_R4 IA-5 FedRAMP_High_R4_IA-5 FedRAMP High IA-5 Identification And Authentication Authenticator Management Shared n/a The organization manages information system authenticators by: a. Verifying, as part of the initial authenticator distribution, the identity of the individual, group, role, or device receiving the authenticator; b. Establishing initial authenticator content for authenticators defined by the organization; c. Ensuring that authenticators have sufficient strength of mechanism for their intended use; d. Establishing and implementing administrative procedures for initial authenticator distribution, for lost/compromised or damaged authenticators, and for revoking authenticators; e. Changing default content of authenticators prior to information system installation; f. Establishing minimum and maximum lifetime restrictions and reuse conditions for authenticators; g. Changing/refreshing authenticators [Assignment: organization-defined time period by authenticator type]; h. Protecting authenticator content from unauthorized disclosure and modification; i. Requiring individuals to take, and having devices implement, specific security safeguards to protect authenticators; and j. Changing authenticators for group/role accounts when membership to those accounts changes. Supplemental Guidance: Individual authenticators include, for example, passwords, tokens, biometrics, PKI certificates, and key cards. Initial authenticator content is the actual content (e.g., the initial password) as opposed to requirements about authenticator content (e.g., minimum password length). In many cases, developers ship information system components with factory default authentication credentials to allow for initial installation and configuration. Default authentication credentials are often well known, easily discoverable, and present a significant security risk. The requirement to protect individual authenticators may be implemented via control PL-4 or PS-6 for authenticators in the possession of individuals and by controls AC-3, AC-6, and SC-28 for authenticators stored within organizational information systems (e.g., passwords stored in hashed or encrypted formats, files containing encrypted or hashed passwords accessible with administrator privileges). Information systems support individual authenticator management by organization-defined settings and restrictions for various authenticator characteristics including, for example, minimum password length, password composition, validation time window for time synchronous one-time tokens, and number of allowed rejections during the verification stage of biometric authentication. Specific actions that can be taken to safeguard authenticators include, for example, maintaining possession of individual authenticators, not loaning or sharing individual authenticators with others, and reporting lost, stolen, or compromised authenticators immediately. Authenticator management includes issuing and revoking, when no longer needed, authenticators for temporary access such as that required for remote maintenance. Device authenticators include, for example, certificates and passwords. Related controls: AC-2, AC-3, AC-6, CM-6, IA-2, IA-4, IA-8, PL-4, PS-5, PS-6, SC-12, SC-13, SC-17, SC-28. References: OMB Memoranda 04-04, 11-11; FIPS Publication 201; NIST Special Publications 800-73, 800-63, 800-76, 800-78; FICAM Roadmap and Implementation Guidance link 18
FedRAMP_Moderate_R4 IA-5 FedRAMP_Moderate_R4_IA-5 FedRAMP Moderate IA-5 Identification And Authentication Authenticator Management Shared n/a The organization manages information system authenticators by: a. Verifying, as part of the initial authenticator distribution, the identity of the individual, group, role, or device receiving the authenticator; b. Establishing initial authenticator content for authenticators defined by the organization; c. Ensuring that authenticators have sufficient strength of mechanism for their intended use; d. Establishing and implementing administrative procedures for initial authenticator distribution, for lost/compromised or damaged authenticators, and for revoking authenticators; e. Changing default content of authenticators prior to information system installation; f. Establishing minimum and maximum lifetime restrictions and reuse conditions for authenticators; g. Changing/refreshing authenticators [Assignment: organization-defined time period by authenticator type]; h. Protecting authenticator content from unauthorized disclosure and modification; i. Requiring individuals to take, and having devices implement, specific security safeguards to protect authenticators; and j. Changing authenticators for group/role accounts when membership to those accounts changes. Supplemental Guidance: Individual authenticators include, for example, passwords, tokens, biometrics, PKI certificates, and key cards. Initial authenticator content is the actual content (e.g., the initial password) as opposed to requirements about authenticator content (e.g., minimum password length). In many cases, developers ship information system components with factory default authentication credentials to allow for initial installation and configuration. Default authentication credentials are often well known, easily discoverable, and present a significant security risk. The requirement to protect individual authenticators may be implemented via control PL-4 or PS-6 for authenticators in the possession of individuals and by controls AC-3, AC-6, and SC-28 for authenticators stored within organizational information systems (e.g., passwords stored in hashed or encrypted formats, files containing encrypted or hashed passwords accessible with administrator privileges). Information systems support individual authenticator management by organization-defined settings and restrictions for various authenticator characteristics including, for example, minimum password length, password composition, validation time window for time synchronous one-time tokens, and number of allowed rejections during the verification stage of biometric authentication. Specific actions that can be taken to safeguard authenticators include, for example, maintaining possession of individual authenticators, not loaning or sharing individual authenticators with others, and reporting lost, stolen, or compromised authenticators immediately. Authenticator management includes issuing and revoking, when no longer needed, authenticators for temporary access such as that required for remote maintenance. Device authenticators include, for example, certificates and passwords. Related controls: AC-2, AC-3, AC-6, CM-6, IA-2, IA-4, IA-8, PL-4, PS-5, PS-6, SC-12, SC-13, SC-17, SC-28. References: OMB Memoranda 04-04, 11-11; FIPS Publication 201; NIST Special Publications 800-73, 800-63, 800-76, 800-78; FICAM Roadmap and Implementation Guidance link 18
hipaa 0306.09q1Organizational.3-09.q hipaa-0306.09q1Organizational.3-09.q 0306.09q1Organizational.3-09.q 03 Portable Media Security 0306.09q1Organizational.3-09.q 09.07 Media Handling Shared n/a The status and location of unencrypted covered information is maintained and monitored. 6
hipaa 1003.01d1System.3-01.d hipaa-1003.01d1System.3-01.d 1003.01d1System.3-01.d 10 Password Management 1003.01d1System.3-01.d 01.02 Authorized Access to Information Systems Shared n/a User identities are verified prior to performing password resets. 3
hipaa 1006.01d2System.1-01.d hipaa-1006.01d2System.1-01.d 1006.01d2System.1-01.d 10 Password Management 1006.01d2System.1-01.d 01.02 Authorized Access to Information Systems Shared n/a Passwords are not included in automated log-on processes. 5
hipaa 1014.01d1System.12-01.d hipaa-1014.01d1System.12-01.d 1014.01d1System.12-01.d 10 Password Management 1014.01d1System.12-01.d 01.02 Authorized Access to Information Systems Shared n/a The organization avoids the use of third-parties or unprotected (clear text) electronic mail messages for the dissemination of passwords. 11
hipaa 1903.06d1Organizational.3456711-06.d hipaa-1903.06d1Organizational.3456711-06.d 1903.06d1Organizational.3456711-06.d 19 Data Protection & Privacy 1903.06d1Organizational.3456711-06.d 06.01 Compliance with Legal Requirements Shared n/a The confidentiality and integrity of covered information at rest is protected using an encryption method appropriate to the medium where it is stored; where the organization chooses not to encrypt covered information, a documented rationale for not doing so is maintained or alternative compensating controls are used if the method is approved and reviewed annually by the CISO. 5
ISO27001-2013 A.9.2.1 ISO27001-2013_A.9.2.1 ISO 27001:2013 A.9.2.1 Access Control User registration and de-registration Shared n/a A formal user registration and de-registration process shall be implemented to enable assignment of access rights. link 27
ISO27001-2013 A.9.2.4 ISO27001-2013_A.9.2.4 ISO 27001:2013 A.9.2.4 Access Control Management of secret authentication information of users Shared n/a The allocation of secret authentication information shall be controlled through a formal management process. link 21
ISO27001-2013 A.9.3.1 ISO27001-2013_A.9.3.1 ISO 27001:2013 A.9.3.1 Access Control Use of secret authentication information Shared n/a Users shall be required to follow the organization's practices in the use of secret authentication information. link 15
ISO27001-2013 A.9.4.3 ISO27001-2013_A.9.4.3 ISO 27001:2013 A.9.4.3 Access Control Password management system Shared n/a Password management systems shall be interactive and shall ensure quality password. link 22
NIST_SP_800-53_R4 IA-5 NIST_SP_800-53_R4_IA-5 NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 IA-5 Identification And Authentication Authenticator Management Shared n/a The organization manages information system authenticators by: a. Verifying, as part of the initial authenticator distribution, the identity of the individual, group, role, or device receiving the authenticator; b. Establishing initial authenticator content for authenticators defined by the organization; c. Ensuring that authenticators have sufficient strength of mechanism for their intended use; d. Establishing and implementing administrative procedures for initial authenticator distribution, for lost/compromised or damaged authenticators, and for revoking authenticators; e. Changing default content of authenticators prior to information system installation; f. Establishing minimum and maximum lifetime restrictions and reuse conditions for authenticators; g. Changing/refreshing authenticators [Assignment: organization-defined time period by authenticator type]; h. Protecting authenticator content from unauthorized disclosure and modification; i. Requiring individuals to take, and having devices implement, specific security safeguards to protect authenticators; and j. Changing authenticators for group/role accounts when membership to those accounts changes. Supplemental Guidance: Individual authenticators include, for example, passwords, tokens, biometrics, PKI certificates, and key cards. Initial authenticator content is the actual content (e.g., the initial password) as opposed to requirements about authenticator content (e.g., minimum password length). In many cases, developers ship information system components with factory default authentication credentials to allow for initial installation and configuration. Default authentication credentials are often well known, easily discoverable, and present a significant security risk. The requirement to protect individual authenticators may be implemented via control PL-4 or PS-6 for authenticators in the possession of individuals and by controls AC-3, AC-6, and SC-28 for authenticators stored within organizational information systems (e.g., passwords stored in hashed or encrypted formats, files containing encrypted or hashed passwords accessible with administrator privileges). Information systems support individual authenticator management by organization-defined settings and restrictions for various authenticator characteristics including, for example, minimum password length, password composition, validation time window for time synchronous one-time tokens, and number of allowed rejections during the verification stage of biometric authentication. Specific actions that can be taken to safeguard authenticators include, for example, maintaining possession of individual authenticators, not loaning or sharing individual authenticators with others, and reporting lost, stolen, or compromised authenticators immediately. Authenticator management includes issuing and revoking, when no longer needed, authenticators for temporary access such as that required for remote maintenance. Device authenticators include, for example, certificates and passwords. Related controls: AC-2, AC-3, AC-6, CM-6, IA-2, IA-4, IA-8, PL-4, PS-5, PS-6, SC-12, SC-13, SC-17, SC-28. References: OMB Memoranda 04-04, 11-11; FIPS Publication 201; NIST Special Publications 800-73, 800-63, 800-76, 800-78; FICAM Roadmap and Implementation Guidance link 18
NIST_SP_800-53_R5 IA-5 NIST_SP_800-53_R5_IA-5 NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5 IA-5 Identification and Authentication Authenticator Management Shared n/a Manage system authenticators by: a. Verifying, as part of the initial authenticator distribution, the identity of the individual, group, role, service, or device receiving the authenticator; b. Establishing initial authenticator content for any authenticators issued by the organization; c. Ensuring that authenticators have sufficient strength of mechanism for their intended use; d. Establishing and implementing administrative procedures for initial authenticator distribution, for lost or compromised or damaged authenticators, and for revoking authenticators; e. Changing default authenticators prior to first use; f. Changing or refreshing authenticators [Assignment: organization-defined time period by authenticator type] or when [Assignment: organization-defined events] occur; g. Protecting authenticator content from unauthorized disclosure and modification; h. Requiring individuals to take, and having devices implement, specific controls to protect authenticators; and i. Changing authenticators for group or role accounts when membership to those accounts changes. link 18
PCI_DSS_v4.0 8.3.8 PCI_DSS_v4.0_8.3.8 PCI DSS v4.0 8.3.8 Requirement 08: Identify Users and Authenticate Access to System Components Strong authentication for users and administrators is established and managed Shared n/a Authentication policies and procedures are documented and communicated to all users including: • Guidance on selecting strong authentication factors. • Guidance for how users should protect their authentication factors. • Instructions not to reuse previously used passwords/passphrases. • Instructions to change passwords/passphrases if there is any suspicion or knowledge that the password/passphrases have been compromised and how to report the incident. link 1
PCI_DSS_v4.0 8.6.2 PCI_DSS_v4.0_8.6.2 PCI DSS v4.0 8.6.2 Requirement 08: Identify Users and Authenticate Access to System Components Use of application and system accounts and associated authentication factors is strictly managed Shared n/a Passwords/passphrases for any application and system accounts that can be used for interactive login are not hard coded in scripts, configuration/property files, or bespoke and custom source code. link 1
PCI_DSS_v4.0 8.6.3 PCI_DSS_v4.0_8.6.3 PCI DSS v4.0 8.6.3 Requirement 08: Identify Users and Authenticate Access to System Components Use of application and system accounts and associated authentication factors is strictly managed Shared n/a Passwords/passphrases for any application and system accounts are protected against misuse as follows: • Passwords/passphrases are changed periodically (at the frequency defined in the entity’s targeted risk analysis, which is performed according to all elements specified in Requirement 12.3.1) and upon suspicion or confirmation of compromise. • Passwords/passphrases are constructed with sufficient complexity appropriate for how frequently the entity changes the passwords/passphrases. link 6
History
Date/Time (UTC ymd) (i) Change type Change detail
2022-09-27 16:35:32 change Minor (1.0.0 > 1.1.0)
2022-09-02 16:33:37 add e4b00788-7e1c-33ec-0418-d048508e095b
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usage
Initiative DisplayName Initiative Id Initiative Category State Type
CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark v1.1.0 1a5bb27d-173f-493e-9568-eb56638dde4d Regulatory Compliance GA BuiltIn
CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark v1.3.0 612b5213-9160-4969-8578-1518bd2a000c Regulatory Compliance GA BuiltIn
CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark v1.4.0 c3f5c4d9-9a1d-4a99-85c0-7f93e384d5c5 Regulatory Compliance GA BuiltIn
FedRAMP High d5264498-16f4-418a-b659-fa7ef418175f Regulatory Compliance GA BuiltIn
FedRAMP Moderate e95f5a9f-57ad-4d03-bb0b-b1d16db93693 Regulatory Compliance GA BuiltIn
HITRUST/HIPAA a169a624-5599-4385-a696-c8d643089fab Regulatory Compliance GA BuiltIn
ISO 27001:2013 89c6cddc-1c73-4ac1-b19c-54d1a15a42f2 Regulatory Compliance GA BuiltIn
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 cf25b9c1-bd23-4eb6-bd2c-f4f3ac644a5f Regulatory Compliance GA BuiltIn
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5 179d1daa-458f-4e47-8086-2a68d0d6c38f Regulatory Compliance GA BuiltIn
PCI DSS v4 c676748e-3af9-4e22-bc28-50feed564afb Regulatory Compliance GA BuiltIn
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