There definitely needs to be more information as there is moderate, high,
and those like DHS5300A that select everything. CUI 800-171 is a subset of
As rehashed over and over again, CentOS will never meet 800-53 or 800-171
requirements. It is not meant to. There is and won't be a USGCB or CUI
profile for it, so that's a full stop on meeting compliance.
clearly state this if
there is belief that CentOS == RHEL.
On Thu, Apr 2, 2020 at 2:13 PM Todd, Charles <CTODD(a)ball.com> wrote:
No scan will cover all of the 800-53 controls. In my experience, I’ve
seen between 5 and 30 controls addressed. Lots of controls cover other
disciplines like policy, personnel, physical, program management, etc.
Unless your colleague is saying that the scan results aren’t covering all
of the **expected* *requirements. In that case, you’ve probably selected
the wrong one a the myriad of confusing command line options and profiles.
In that case, you’ll need to provide specifics to include: OS and release,
target benchmark/profile, exact command line used to initiate the scanner,
and some statistics on pass/fail/not run.
*From:* David Rose <s.david.rose(a)gmail.com>
*Sent:* Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:05 PM
*Subject:* [EXTERNAL] Questions about OSCAP for NIST Compliance checking
Hello. I'm brand-new to compliance because my boss wants to run compliance
on our servers. I have some questions please. I am running an OpenScap on
my CentOS 7 Linux servers, but my boss wants to get compliance against NIST
I run from OpenScap Workbench, 'US Govt Config Baseline (USGCB/STIG) -
Draft Unclassified in Non-Federal Organization(800-171)'. But when I get
the results and give them to my colleague, he says the results are only a
subset of the 800-53. So I'm not really sure what to use to ensure our
system is compliant against the full NIST 800-53..
And I don't know if I should run the compliance check from the OpenScap
Workbench and SSH to the servers or if I should run 'oscap' from the
commandline and SCP back all the output files.
And, I'm not sure if the CentOS7 or the RHEL7 variants of the scan are
really the same.
and also, when I open an .HTML formatted output file from OpenScap
Workbench, there is a 'grouping' where i can choose 800-53, but how do I
know the percentage of the listed 800-53 controls against all 800-53
controls? And which type of scan do I want to use for a full 800-53
compliance check? (Or, at least, as full as can be scanned ..)
I appreciate all constructive assistance!
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