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V-55327

The IDPS must off-load log records to a centralized log server in real-time.

Finding ID
SRG-NET-000511-IDPS-00012
Rule ID
SV-69573r1_rule
Severity
Cat II
CCE
(None)
Group Title
SRG-NET-000511-IDPS-00012
CCI
CCI-001851
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

Off-loading ensures audit information does not get overwritten if the limited audit storage capacity is reached and also protects the audit record in case the system/component being audited is compromised. Off-loading is a common process in information systems with limited audit storage capacity. The audit storage on the IDPS is used only in a transitory fashion until the system can communicate with the centralized log server designated for storing the audit records, at which point the information is transferred. However, DoD requires that the log be transferred in real-time which indicates that the time from event detection to off-loading is seconds or less. This does not apply to audit logs generated on behalf of the device itself (management).

Fix Text

Configure the IDPS to off-load log records to a centralized log server in real-time.

Check Content

Verify the IDPS off-loads log records to a centralized log server in real-time. If the IDPS does not off-load log records to a centralized log server in real-time, this is a finding.