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Bluetooth must be turned off when not in use.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-220735 WN10-00-000220 SV-220735r569187_rule Medium
If not configured properly, Bluetooth may allow rogue devices to communicate with a system. If a rogue device is paired with a system, there is potential for sensitive information to be compromised.
Microsoft Windows 10 Security Technical Implementation Guide 2023-09-29


Check Text ( C-22450r554690_chk )
This is NA if the system does not have Bluetooth.

Verify the organization has a policy to turn off Bluetooth when not in use and personnel are trained. If it does not, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-22439r554691_fix)
Turn off Bluetooth radios when not in use. Establish an organizational policy for the use of Bluetooth to include training of personnel.