Unused network devices must be disabled.
If an unused network device is left enabled, a user might be able to activate it at a later time. Unused network devices should be disabled.
To disable a network device, run the following command, substituting the name of the device in place of "'
/usr/bin/sudo /usr/sbin/networksetup -setnetworkserviceenabled ' <networkservice>' off
To list the network devices that are enabled on the system, run the following command: /usr/bin/sudo /usr/sbin/networksetup -listallnetworkservices A disabled device will have an asterisk in front of its name. If any listed device that is not in use is missing this asterisk, this is a finding.