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The collections feature must be disabled.


Overview

Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-235770 EDGE-00-000058 SV-235770r766880_rule Medium
Description
This setting allows users to access the Collections feature, where they can collect, organize, share, and export content more efficiently and with Office integration. If this policy is enabled or not configured, users can access and use the Collections feature in Microsoft Edge. If this policy is disabled, users cannot access and use Collections in Microsoft Edge.
STIG Date
Microsoft Edge Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-17

Details

Check Text ( C-38989r766878_chk )
The policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Enable the Collections feature" 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 "EdgeCollectionsEnabled" is not set to "REG_DWORD = 0", this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-38952r766879_fix)
Set the policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Enable the Collections feature" to "Disabled".