• Requirement

    Disable, when not intended for use, wireless networking capabilities embedded within system components prior to issuance and deployment.

  • Discussion

    Wireless networking capabilities that are embedded within system components represent a significant potential vulnerability that can be exploited by adversaries. Disabling wireless capabilities when not needed for essential organizational missions or functions can reduce susceptibility to threats by adversaries involving wireless technologies.

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  • Title

    Wireless Access | Disable Wireless Networking
  • Family

    Access Control
  • NIST 800-53B Baseline(s)

    • Moderate
    • High
  • Related NIST 800-53 ID

NIST 800-53A Assessment Guidance

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