DTBI015 - The IE warning about certificate address mismatch must be enforced.

Details

This parameter warns users if the certificate being presented by the web site is invalid. Since server certificates are used to validate the identity of the web server it is critical to warn the user of a potential issue with the certificate being presented by the web server. This setting aids to prevent spoofing attacks.


Solution

Set the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel -> Security Page 'Turn on Warn about Certificate Address Mismatch' to 'Enabled'.


Supportive Information

The following resource is also helpful.

This security hardening control applies to the following category of controls within NIST 800-53: System and Information Integrity.This control applies to the following type of system Windows.


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