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Group or shared user ids must not be used on a network attached KVM switch.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-6710 KVM03.006.00 SV-6907r2_rule IAGA-1 High
Usage of group or shared user ids makes it impossible to attribute an action to the originating user. In the case of a malicious action this could make prosecution impossible. The ISSO will ensure group or shared user ids are not used.
Keyboard Video and Mouse Switch STIG 2015-12-09


Check Text ( C-2722r3_chk )
The reviewer will interview the ISSO and verify that group or shared user ids are not being used. If group or shared user ids are being used, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-6317r2_fix)
Remove the shared or group user ids and issue individual user ids to each user that requires access to the network attached KVM switch.