iOS provides a security mechanism to prevent users from choosing simple passcodes (e.g., 1111). Implementation of this control is an appropriate defense-in-depth measure to mitigate unauthorized use of the device.
1. Make a list of all iOS security policies listed on the MDM server that have been assigned to iOS devices and review each policy. 2. Select each security policy iOS devices are assigned to and, in turn, verify the required settings are in the policy. Verify “Allow simple value” is not checked.
If the required rule is not set up on the MDM server, this is a finding.
Note: If there is a finding, note the name of the policy in the Findings Details section in VMS/Component Provided Tracking Database.
Fix Text (F-27658r4_fix)
Disable (uncheck) "Allow simple value" in the iOS policy on the MDM server.