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V-44793

Browser history must be saved.

Finding ID
DTBC-0039
Rule ID
SV-57627r2_rule
Severity
Cat II
CCE
(None)
Group Title
DTBC0039 - History
CCI
CCI-001199
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

This policy disables saving browser history in Google Chrome and prevents users from changing this setting. If this setting is enabled, browsing history is not saved. If this setting is disabled or not set, browsing history is saved.

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: Disable saving browser history Policy State: Disabled Policy Value: N/A

Check Content

Universal method: 1. In the omnibox (address bar) type chrome://policy 2. If the policy 'SavingBrowserHistoryDisabled' is not shown or is not set to false, then this is a finding. Windows method: 1. Start regedit 2. Navigate to HKLM\Software\Policies\Google\Chrome\ 3. If the SavingBrowserHistoryDisabled value name does not exist or its value data is not set to 0, then this is a finding.