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Windows 10 STIG Version 1, Release 15 Checklist Details (Checklist Revisions)

Checklist Highlights

Checklist Name:
Windows 10 STIG
Checklist ID:
Version 1, Release 15
Review Status:
Under Review
Governmental Authority: Defense Information Systems Agency
Original Publication Date:
Checklist Group:

Checklist Summary:

The Windows 10 Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) is published as a tool to improve the security of Department of Defense (DoD) information systems. This document is meant for use in conjunction with other applicable STIGs, such as, but not limited to, Browsers, Antivirus, and other desktop applications. The requirements discussed in this document are applicable to Windows 10 Enterprise. The majority will also apply to Windows 10 Professional; however domain-joined systems have several requirements that can only be implemented with the Enterprise edition.

Checklist Role:

  • Operating System

Known Issues:

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Target Audience:

These requirements are designed to assist Security Managers (SMs), Information Assurance Managers (IAMs), IAOs, and System Administrators (SAs) with configuring and maintaining security controls. This guidance supports DoD system design, development, implementation, certification, and accreditation efforts.

Target Operational Environment:

  • Managed
  • Specialized Security-Limited Functionality (SSLF)

Testing Information:

Not Provided

Regulatory Compliance:

DoDI 8500.01


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Product Support:

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Point of Contact:

Comments or proposed revisions to this document should be sent via e-mail to the following address:


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Change History:

1/27/2016 Promote to Final
5/2/2016 - Version 1, Release 3
moved to FINAL - 6/7/2016
updated to version 1 release 4 - 6/22/2016
updated to - v1, r5 - 07/22/2016
Updated to FINAL - 09/12/2016
Updated Benchmark to v1, r4 - 10/28/2016
Updated STIG to Version 1 Release 6 - 10/28/2016
Updated to V1, R7 - 11/22/2016
updated to FINAL - 12/23/2016
Updated to Version 1, Release 9 - 04/28/2017
Updated to FINAL - 05/30/2017
Updated URL to reflect change to the DISA website - http --> https
Updated to V1, R10 - 08/16/2017
Updated to FINAL - 8/18/2017
Updated to v1, r11 - 11/20/2017
Updated to FINAL - 12/20/2017
Updated Benchmark Ver 1, Rel 9 - 1/25/18
Updated to Version 1, Release 12 - 02/16/2018
Updated to FINAL - 3/18/2018
updated to v1,r13 - 4/25/18
Updated to FINAL - 5/27/18
updated to Version 1, Release 14 - 7/24/18
Added GPOs - 8/6/18
Updated to FINAL - 9/6/2018
Updated to Version 1, Release 15 - 11/29/2018
Corrected SHA for GPO file - 12/19/2018


URL Description Windows 10 STIG, Version 1 Release Memo


Reference URL Description

NIST checklist record last modified on 12/19/2018

* This checklist is still undergoing review for inclusion into the NCP.