The network device must require authentication for console access.
Authentication required for console access.
Network devices with no password for administrative access via the console provide the opportunity for anyone with physical access to the device to make configuration changes enabling them to disrupt network operations resulting in a network outage.
Configure authentication for console access on the network device.
Review the network device's configuration and verify authentication is required for console access. If authentication is not configured for console access, this is a finding.
Information Assurance Officer