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The device minimum password/passcode length must be set.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-25016 WIR-MOS-iOS-G-011 SV-32026r3_rule ECWN-1 IAIA-1 Medium
Sensitive DoD data could be compromised if a device unlock password/passcode is not set to required length on DoD CMDs.
Apple iOS6 Security Technical Implementation Guide 2014-10-07


Check Text ( C-32252r7_chk )
1. Make a list of all iOS security policies listed on the MDM server that have been assigned to iOS devices and review each policy.
2. Select each security policy iOS devices are assigned to, and in turn, verify the required settings are in the policy. Verify "Minimum length of" is set to 8 or more in the iOS security policy.

Mark as a finding if the required rule is not set up on the MDM server.

Note: If there is a finding, note the name of the policy in the Findings Details section in VMS/Component Provided Tracking Database.
Fix Text (F-27687r5_fix)
Configure the mobile operating system to enforce a minimum length for the device unlock password. Where a security container application is used in lieu of mobile operating system protections, configure the security container application to enforce a minimum length password for entry into the application.