[BESAdmin-Announcements] BigFix Compliance: Updated CIS Checklist for MS SQL Server 2019, published 2023-02-13

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Tue Feb 14 12:28:45 PST 2023

BigFix Compliance

Updated CIS Checklist for MS SQL Server 2019 with bug fixes

Security Benchmark:
CIS Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Benchmark v1.2.0

Published Sites:
CIS Checklist for MS SQL Server 2019, site version 6
(The site version is provided for air-gap customers.)


  *   Fixed and Improved implementation for the following check to avoid failure when any databases are offline or any special characters in database name
     *   3.2 - Ensure CONNECT permissions on the ‘guest user’ is Revoked within all SQL Server databases excluding the master, msdb and tempdb
     *   7.1 - Ensure ‘Symmetric Key encryption algorithm’ is set to ‘AES_128’ or higher in non-system databases
     *   7.2 - Ensure Asymmetric Key Size is set to ‘greater than or equal to 2048’ in non-system databases
  *   Modified the site relevance to support Windows server 2022 as well.

Actions to take:

·         To subscribe to the above site, you can use the License Overview Dashboard to enable and gather the site. Note that you must be entitled to the BigFix Compliance product, and you must be using BigFix version 9.5 and later.

·         If you use custom sites, update your custom sites accordingly to use the latest content. You can synchronize your content by using the Synchronize Custom Checks wizard. For more information, see https://help.hcltechsw.com/bigfix/10.0/compliance/Compliance/SCM_Users_Guide/c_using_synchronize_custom_checks_wiz.html

More information:
To know more about the BigFix Compliance SCM checklists, please see the following resources:

·         BigFix Forum:

·         BigFix Compliance SCM Checklists:

We hope you find this latest release of SCM content useful and effective. Thank you!

– The BigFix Compliance team

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