In part one of the OpenSCAP series we were introduced to the basic usage of the OpenSCAP toolset. In that post we learned how to run a basic scan via the scap-workbench in a desktop environment.
This post will focus on the Content, Profiles, and Targets.
All content will be installed in the directory shown below. The content in this directory will vary based on the installed OS (the content on my Fedora differs from RHEL for example).
The screenshot below contains a list of content installed by default on RHEL 7.
Additional content can be obtained and added to the content directory shown above. For example, NIST content can be downloaded directly from the NIST website. Link below.
In the screenshot below we have performed a search for all content that targets RHEL 7.6