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Remote Desktop Services must be configured with the client connection encryption set to High Level.
Remote connections must be encrypted to prevent interception of data or sensitive information. Selecting "High Level" will ensure encryption of Remote Desktop Services sessions in both directions.
Windows Server 2016 Security Technical Implementation Guide
Check Text ( C-73657r1_chk )
If the following registry value does not exist or is not configured as specified, this is a finding.
Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path: \SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Terminal Services\
Value Name: MinEncryptionLevel
Value: 0x00000003 (3)
Fix Text (F-80025r1_fix)
Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Windows Components >> Remote Desktop Services >> Remote Desktop Session Host >> Security >> "Set client connection encryption level" to "Enabled" with "High Level" selected.