Modify Data Violation Status on SaaS Security API

Learn how SaaS Security API makes it easy to change a data violation status.
Violation management actions are available for supported SaaS apps. As a part of your violation management workflow, you’ll assess new data violations that the service discovers and take action to reflect the new status of the data violation. All data violations default to
Open
status. The action you choose results in a change to the
Resolution Type
for the data violation. You can filter on this status at any time.
There are two ways to change the status of data violations:
  • Directly from SaaS Security web interface—Enables you to view all data proactively.
  • Indirectly from Slack, if you configured Admin alerts—Informs you of data violations immediately.
When you manage data violations, status changes and notes are appended to the data violation record for auditing purposes. All administrators can view these changes.
  1. Log in to SaaS Security.
  2. Select
    Explore
    Data Violations
    .
  3. Do one of the following:
    • (
      Multiple Data Violations
      from SaaS Security)—Change in bulk to resolve a group of data violations collectively. Select the checkboxes for the data violations that you want to change in bulk, then select an action in the table header.
    • (
      Single Data Violation
      from SaaS Security)—Click on the row for the data violation to display the record for the data violation. Select an action in the footer of the record, then add notes to explain the status change.
    • (
      Admin alert
      from Slack)—Log in to Slack. Locate the alert in the channel and explore the details provided. Choose
      View Dashboard
      to display the record of the data violation and to further investigate and manage on SaaS Security.
    Choose among the following actions:
    • Mark as Open
      —Sensitive data poses a risk.
    • Mark as Resolved
      —Sensitive data is no longer a risk.
    • Mark as Ignored
      —Sensitive data is not against the organization’s policy or the asset owner’s job responsibilities necessitate the sensitive data identified.
    Click the Delete icon to permanently delete the record of the data violation.

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