|SI-6||Security Function Verification||HIGH||P1||System And Information Integrity|
The information system:SI-6a.
Verifies the correct operation of Assignment: organization-defined security functions;SI-6b.
Performs this verification Selection (one or more): Assignment: organization-defined system transitional states; upon command by user with appropriate privilege; Assignment: organization-defined frequency;SI-6c.
Notifies Assignment: organization-defined personnel or roles of failed security verification tests; andSI-6d.
Selection (one or more): shuts the information system down; restarts the information system; Assignment: organization-defined alternative action(s) when anomalies are discovered.
|Transitional states for information systems include, for example, system startup, restart, shutdown, and abort. Notifications provided by information systems include, for example, electronic alerts to system administrators, messages to local computer consoles, and/or hardware indications such as lights.|
Withdrawn: Incorporated into SI-6.
The information system implements automated mechanisms to support for the management of distributed security testing.
The organization reports the results of security function verification to Assignment: organization-defined personnel or roles.