File System: Windows must prevent Indexing of encrypted files

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Indexing of encrypted files may expose sensitive data. This setting prevents encrypted files from being indexed.

Remediation

To fix this configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Windows Components >> Search >> "Allow indexing of encrypted files" to "Disabled".

STIG:
Server: https://www.stigviewer.com/stig/windows_server_2019/2020-06-15/finding/V-93415
Desktop: https://www.stigviewer.com/stig/windows_10/2021-08-18/finding/V-220855