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The Cisco ASA must be configured to record time stamps for audit records that meet a granularity of one second for a minimum degree of precision.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-239925 CASA-ND-000970 SV-239925r666138_rule Medium
Without sufficient granularity of time stamps, it is not possible to adequately determine the chronological order of records. Time stamps generated by the application include date and time. Granularity of time measurements refers to the degree of synchronization between information system clocks and reference clocks.
Cisco ASA NDM Security Technical Implementation Guide 2021-03-15


Check Text ( C-43158r666136_chk )
Verify the ASA is configured to include the time on all log records as shown in the configuration example below.

logging timestamp

If time stamp is not configured, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-43117r666137_fix)
Configure the ASA to include the time on all log records as shown in the example below.

ASA(config)# logging timestamp