|Finding ID||Version||Rule ID||IA Controls||Severity|
|Without secure management implemented with authenticated access controls, strong two-factor authentication, encryption of the management session and audit logs, unauthorized users may gain access to network managed devices compromised, large parts of the network could be incapacitated with only a few commands.|
|Network Infrastructure Policy Security Technical Implementation Guide||2016-12-22|
|Check Text ( C-12939r2_chk )|
| Review all network element configurations to ensure that an authentication server is being used. Then verify that a two-factor authentication method has been implemented. The RADIUS or TACACS server referenced in the configurations will call a two-factor authentication server. |
If two-factor authentication is not being used to access all network elements, this is a finding.
|Fix Text (F-14190r2_fix)|
|The network administrator must ensure strong two-factor authentication is being incorporated in the access scheme.|