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The Cisco ASA must be configured to generate audit records for privileged activities or other system-level access.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-239936 CASA-ND-001230 SV-239936r666171_rule Medium
Without generating audit records that are specific to the security and mission needs of the organization, it would be difficult to establish, correlate, and investigate the events relating to an incident or identify those responsible for one. Audit records can be generated from various components within the network device (e.g., module or policy filter).
Cisco ASA NDM Security Technical Implementation Guide 2021-03-15


Check Text ( C-43169r666169_chk )
Review the Cisco ASA configuration to verify it is compliant with this requirement. The configuration should look similar to the example below.

logging enable
logging buffered informational

Note: The ASA will log all EXEC-mode commands.

If the Cisco ASA is not configured to generate log records for privileged activities, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-43128r666170_fix)
Configure the Cisco ASA to generate log records for privileged activities as shown in the example below.

ASA(config)# logging enable
ASA(config)# logging buffered informational
ASA(config)# end