Network devices must be configured to ensure passwords are not viewable when displaying configuration information.
Passwords are viewable when displaying the config.
Many attacks on information systems and network devices are launched from within the network. Hence, it is imperative that all passwords are encrypted so they cannot be intercepted by viewing the console or printout of the configuration.
Configure the network devices to ensure passwords are not viewable when displaying configuration information.
Review the network devices configuration to determine if passwords are viewable. If passwords are viewable in plaintext, this is a finding.
Information Assurance Officer