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The Cisco ISE must terminate all network connections associated with a device management session at the end of the session, or the session must be terminated after 10 minutes of inactivity except to fulfill documented and validated mission requirements.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-242657 CSCO-NM-000520 SV-242657r714281_rule High
Terminating an idle session within a short time period reduces the window of opportunity for unauthorized personnel to take control of a management session enabled on the console or console port that has been left unattended.
Cisco ISE NDM Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-09-20


Check Text ( C-45932r714279_chk )
From the CLI EXEC mode type show terminal.

From the GUI navigate to Administration >> System >> Admin Access >> Settings >> Session.

View the session timeout setting.

If the terminal and administration setting is not set to 10 minutes or less, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-45889r714280_fix)
Configure Session Timeout for Administrators.

1. Choose Administration >> System >> Admin Access >> Settings >> Session >> Session Timeout.
2. Type "10".
3. Click "Save".