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The Cisco router must be configured to generate log records for privileged activities.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-215850 CISC-ND-001270 SV-215850r531083_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 IOS XE Router NDM Security Technical Implementation Guide 2021-03-26


Check Text ( C-17089r287589_chk )
Review the Cisco router configuration to verify that it is compliant with this requirement as shown in the example configurations below.

log config
logging enable

If the Cisco router is not configured to generate log records for privileged activities, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-17087r287590_fix)
Configure the Cisco router to generate log records for privileged activities as shown in the example below.

R4(config-archive)#log config
R4(config-archive-log-cfg)#logging enable