From Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 Member Server Security Technical Implementation Guide
Part of Defender – SpyNet Reporting
Associated with: CCI-000381
Some features may communicate with the vendor, sending system information or downloading data or components for the feature. Turning off this feature will prevent potentially sensitive information from being sent outside the enterprise and uncontrolled updates to the system. This setting disables Microsoft Active Protection Service membership and reporting.
If the following registry value exists and is set to "1" (Basic) or "2" (Advanced), this is a finding: If the registry value does not exist, this is not a finding. Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Registry Path: \SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender\SpyNet\ Value Name: SpyNetReporting Type: REG_DWORD Value: 1 or 2 = a Finding
Windows 2012 R2: Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Defender -> MAPS -> "Join Microsoft MAPS" to "Disabled". Windows 2012: Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Defender -> "Configure Microsoft Active Protection Service Reporting" to "Disabled".
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id, if you view the page source) point to
globally unique URIs for each document and item. Copy the
link location and paste anywhere you need to talk
unambiguously about these things.
You can obtain data about documents and items in other
formats. Simply provide an HTTP header
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