EDGE-00-000003 - Bypassing of Microsoft Defender SmartScreen warnings about downloads must be disabled.

Details

This policy setting allows a decision to be made on whether users can override Microsoft Defender SmartScreen warnings about unverified downloads.



If this setting is enabled, users cannot ignore Microsoft Defender SmartScreen warnings, and are prevented from completing the unverified downloads.



If this policy is disabled or not configured, users can ignore Microsoft Defender SmartScreen warnings and complete unverified downloads.


Solution

Set the policy value for 'Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/SmartScreen settings/Prevent bypassing of Microsoft Defender SmartScreen warnings about downloads' must 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: Maintenance.This control applies to the following type of system Windows.


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