AC-18(01) Authentication and Encryption

Protect wireless access to the system using authentication of ac-18.01_odp and encryption.

Parameter ID Definition

Selection (one-or-more):

  • users
  • devices



Wireless networking capabilities represent a significant potential vulnerability that can be exploited by adversaries. To protect systems with wireless access points, strong authentication of users and devices along with strong encryption can reduce susceptibility to threats by adversaries involving wireless technologies.

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