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Browser history must be saved.


Overview

Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-235750 EDGE-00-000033 SV-235750r626523_rule Medium
Description
This setting disables deleting browser history and download history and prevents users from changing this setting.
STIG Date
Microsoft Edge Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-17

Details

Check Text ( C-38969r626446_chk )
The policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Enable deleting browser and download history" must be set to "disabled".

Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Edge

If the value for "AllowDeletingBrowserHistory" is not set to "REG_DWORD = 0", this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-38932r626447_fix)
Set the policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Enable deleting browser and download history" to "disabled".