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Complete list of Validation Scripts

Accounts: Administrator accounts must not be enumerated during elevation
Accounts: Block Microsoft accounts
Accounts: Deny log on locally user right must be configured to prevent access from highly privileged domain accounts
Accounts: Limit local account use of blank passwords to console logon only
Accounts: Local Admin accounts must have their privileged token filtered to prevent elevated privileges used over the network
Accounts: Local Administrator account should be disabled
Accounts: Local Guest account should be disabled
Accounts: must be configured to enable Remote host allows delegation of non-exportable credentials
Accounts: must disable automatically signing in the last interactive user after a system-initiated restart
Accounts: Must require passwords
Accounts: Prevent users from making changes to exploit protection
Accounts: Rename Local Administrator and Guest Accounts
Accounts: User Account Control approval mode for the built-in Administrator must be enabled
Accounts: User Account Control must automatically deny standard user requests for elevation
Accounts: User Account Control must run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode, enabling UAC
Accounts: User Account Control must virtualize file and registry write failures to per-user locations
Accounts: Users must be prompted to authenticate when the system wakes from sleep (on battery)
Accounts: Users must be prompted to authenticate when the system wakes from sleep (plugged in)
Accounts: Users must be required to enter a password to access private keys stored on the computer
Attack Surface: Disable LLMNR
Attack Surface: Disable WinRM (Windows Remote Management)
Auditing: Command line data must be included in process creation events
Auditing: Event Log / Viewer must be protected from unauthorized modification and deletion
Auditing: Event Log size for Application log must be at least 32768 KB
Auditing: Event Log size for Security log must be at least 196608 KB
Auditing: Event Log size for System log must be at least 32768 KB
Auditing: Must force audit policy subcategory settings to override audit policy category settings
Auditing: Policy subcategories should be enabled
Auditing: Removable Storage
Autoplay: Autoplay Must be turned off for non-volume devices
Autoplay: should be disabled for all drives
Autorun: behavior must be configured to prevent Autorun commands
Compliance: BitLocker should be configured in FIPS mode
Compliance: BitLocker should use AES 256 encryption
Credentials: WDigest Authentication must be disabled
Directory Size: WinSxs\Temp\PendingDeletes
Domain Controller: Health - DCDiag - Errors
Domain Controller: Health - DCDiag - Warnings and Errors
Domain Controller: IPv6 Should be enabled
Domain Controller: Must be configured to allow reset of machine account passwords
Domain Controller: Must require LDAP access signing
Domain Controller: Permissions on the Active Directory data files must only allow System and Administrators access
Domain Controller: SYSVOL directory must have proper access control permissions
Domain Controller: The password for the krbtgt account on a domain must be reset at least every 180 days
Domain Member: Must be running Credential Guard on domain-joined members
Domain Member: Digitally encrypt or sign secure channel data (always) must be configured to Enabled
Domain Member: Digitally sign secure channel data (when possible) must be configured to Enabled
Domain Member: Group policy objects must be reprocessed even if they have not changed
Domain Member: Hardened UNC paths must require mutual authentication and integrity for at least \\*\SYSVOL and \\*\NETLOGON shares
Domain Member: LDAP client signing requirements
Domain Member: local users on domain-joined member servers must not be enumerated
Domain Member: Maximum age for machine account passwords must be configured to 30 days or less
Domain Member: Windows Server must limit the caching of logon credentials to four or less
Exchange Server: Build Version Check (Exchange Updated)
File System: Back up files and directories user right must only be assigned to the Administrators group
File System: File Explorer shell protocol must run in protected mode
File System: Windows must prevent Indexing of encrypted files
FIPS 140: Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules
General: AntiVirus/Antimalware Status
General: Early Launch Antimalware, Boot-Start Driver Initialization Policy must prevent boot drivers identified as bad
General: Machine inactivity limit must be set to 15 minutes or less, locking the system with the screen saver
General: Printing over HTTP must be turned off
General: Solicited Remote Assistance must not be allowed
General: Windows Defender SmartScreen must be enabled
General: Windows firewall status
General: Windows must prevent the display of slide shows on the lock screen
Info: Check Windows 11 Upgrade Readiness
Internet Browser: Attachments must be prevented from being downloaded from RSS feeds
Internet Browser: Basic authentication for RSS feeds over HTTP must not be used
Internet Browser: Check digital signature of executables
Internet Browser: Software must be disallowed to run or install with invalid signatures
Internet Information System (IIS) or its subcomponents must not be installed on a workstation
Local volumes must be formatted with NTFS
Logon: Enable Display Last Logon Info
Logon: Network selection UI must not be displayed
Logon: Require CTRL+ALT+DEL for interactive logons
Logon: Required legal notice must be configured to display before console logon
Microsoft Edge: SmartScreen filter must be enabled
Microsoft Edge: Users must not be allowed to ignore SmartScreen filter warnings for unverified files
Microsoft Office: Application Guard for Office should be enabled
Microsoft Office: Check Activation Status
Network Access: Disable SMBv1
Network Access: Do not allow anonymous enumeration of SAM accounts and shares
Network Access: Kerberos encryption types must be configured to prevent the use of DES and RC4 encryption suites
Network Access: LAN Manager authentication level must be configured to send NTLMv2 response only and refuse LM and NTLM
Network Access: Microsoft network Client: Digitally sign communications (always) must be configured to Enabled
Network Access: Microsoft network Client: Digitally sign communications (if server agrees) must be configured to Enabled
Network Access: Microsoft network Server: Digitally sign communications (always) must be configured to Enabled
Network Access: Microsoft network Server: Digitally sign communications (if client agrees) must be configured to Enabled
Network Access: Must be configured to prevent anonymous users from having the same permissions as the Everyone group
Network Access: Must prevent NTLM from falling back to a Null session
Network Access: Restrict anonymous access to Named Pipes and Shares
Network Access: Restrict remote calls to the Security Account Manager [SAM] to Administrators
Network Access: Services using Local System when reverting to NTLM authentication must use computer identity
Network Access: Session security for NTLM SSP-based clients must require NTLMv2 session security and 128-bit encryption
Network Access: Setting Microsoft network server: Digitally sign communications (if client agrees) must be Enabled
Network Access: Unencrypted passwords must not be sent to third-party Server Message Block (SMB) servers
Network: Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) source routing must use highest protection level to prevent IP source routing
Network: Simple TCP/IP Services must not be installed on the system
Passwords: Enforce history
Passwords: Maximum Age
Passwords: Minimum length
Passwords: Minimum Password Age
Passwords: Storing LAN Manager hash
PowerShell: Logging should be enabled
PowerShell: Mitigating risks with Constrained Language mode
PowerShell: v2 should not be installed / enabled
Printing: Prevent users from installing printer drivers
Privacy: Application Compatibility Program Inventory must not collect and send data to Microsoft
Privacy: Windows location services should be disabled
Privacy: Windows Telemetry Should Be Disabled
Remote Desktop Services: Idle session time limit
Remote Desktop Services: Must always prompt a client for passwords upon connection
Remote Desktop Services: Must be configured with the client connection encryption set to High Level
Remote Desktop Services: Must not save passwords in the Remote Desktop Client
Remote Desktop Services: Must prevent drive redirection
Remote Desktop Services: Must require secure Remote Procedure Call (RPC) communications
Remote Desktop Services: Set time limit for disconnected sessions
Remote Management: Unauthenticated RPC clients must be restricted from connecting to the RPC server
Remote Management: Windows Remote Management (WinRM) client must not allow unencrypted traffic
Remote Management: Windows Remote Management (WinRM) client must not use Basic authentication
Remote Management: Windows Remote Management (WinRM) client must not use Digest authentication
Services: List services containing a space in service path not enclosed in quotes
Shutdown: Clear virtual memory pagefile
Threat Intel: Confluence Security Advisory 2022-06-02 - CVE-2022-26134 - Critical
Threat Intel: Log4j Remote Code Execution - CVE-2021-44228/CVE-2021-45046
Threat Intel: Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool Vulnerability CVE-2022-30190
Threat Intel: PetitPotam Certificate Enrollment Web Service on Domain Controller
Threat Intel: PetitPotam NTLM Relay Attack: Disable NTLM Incoming Traffic on DCs
TLS/SSL Insecure Ciphers (SCHANNEL)
Tracking: The location feature must be turned off
Tracking: Windows Telemetry must not be set to Full
Virtualization: Hyper-V: Virtual Disks Folder Free Space Under 2GB
Virtualization: VirtualBox Tools Installed
Virtualization: VMWare Tools Installed
Windows Installer: Disable "Always install with elevated privileges" option
Windows Installer: Must prevent users from changing installation options
Windows Installer: Users must be notified if a web-based program attempts to install software
Windows OS: Build Version Check (End Of Life)
Windows OS: Build Version Check (OS Updated)
Windows OS: Data Execution Prevention (DEP) must be configured to at least OptOut
Windows OS: Must not have the Fax Server role installed
Windows OS: Must not have the Microsoft FTP service installed
Windows OS: Must not have the Peer Name Resolution Protocol installed
Windows OS: Must not have the Telnet Client Installed
Windows OS: Must not have the TFTP Client Installed
Windows OS: Secure Boot must be enabled
Windows OS: Virtualization-based security must be enabled with platform security level set to Secure Boot
Windows OS: Windows Activation Status

We now include 149 validation scripts out of the box!