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iOS Safari must be disabled.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-25033 WIR-MOS-iOS-G-018-01 SV-30834r2_rule ECSC-1 ECWN-1 Low
The Safari browser does not support FIPS 140-2 validated encryption and CAC authentication to DoD websites. FIPS validation provides a level of assurance that encrypted sensitive data will not be compromised.
Apple iOS 6 Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) 2013-05-23


Check Text ( C-31256r5_chk )
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 use of Safari” is not checked.

Mark as a finding if the required rule is not set up on the MDM server.

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-27720r3_fix)
Disable (uncheck) "Allow use of Safari" in the iOS policy on the MDM server.