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S/MIME must be installed on mobile device, so users can sign/encrypt email


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-24983 WIR-MOS-iOS-003 SV-30782r2_rule ECSC-1 Medium
S/MIME provides the capability for users to send and receive S/MIME email messages from wireless email devices. S/MIME and digital signatures provide assurance the message is authentic and is required by DoD policy. Without S/MIME users will not be able to read encrypted email and will not be able to encrypt email with sensitive information.
Apple iOS 5 Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) 2012-07-20


Check Text ( C-31198r4_chk )
Launch the mobile email client and verify S/MIME is installed in the client. The exact procedures will depend on which mobile email product is being used. Mark as a finding if not compliant.
Fix Text (F-27624r4_fix)
Provision the mobile email client with S/MIME so users can digitally sign and encrypt emergency and/or critical email notifications.