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V-44769

Network prediction must be disabled.

Finding ID
DTBC-0025
Rule ID
SV-57603r3_rule
Severity
Cat II
CCE
(None)
Group Title
DTBC0025 - Network prediction
CCI
CCI-000366
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

Disables network prediction in Google Chrome and prevents users from changing this setting. If you enable or disable this setting, users cannot change or override this setting in Google Chrome. If this policy is left not set, this will be enabled but the user will be able to change it.

Fix Text

Windows group policy: 1. Open the group policy editor tool with gpedit.msc 2. Navigate to Policy Path: Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Google\Google Chrome\ Policy Name: Enable network prediction Policy State: Enabled Policy Value: 2

Check Content

Universal method: 1. In the omnibox (address bar) type chrome://policy 2. If "NetworkPredictionOptions" is not displayed under the Policy Name column or it is not set to "2" under the Policy Value column, this is a finding. Windows method: 1. Start regedit 2. Navigate to HKLM\Software\Policies\Google\Chrome\ 3. If the "NetworkPredictionOptions" value name does not exist or its value data is not set to "2," this is a finding.