Learn how to use advanced search on SaaS Security API
to isolate specific assets.
In some cases, a faceted search will
not provide you enough detail to find high priority incidents. To
isolate important problems, use advanced search to:
more than one rule.
Ignore the assets that match rules but that are not important
Advanced search provides the same filters
as a basic faceted search, but gives you more options to apply connectors
and operators. For example, if you have a company policy that considers
social security numbers, tax information numbers, and credit card numbers
to be sensitive data, you may need to search for all assets that
contain any of these numbers and notify the owners.
you perform an advanced search, learn how to compose an expression.
Your search expression is composed of a set of supported
fields, operators, and values. Type an opening parenthesis to display syntax
help. As you type, the autofill function displays existing values
(policies, data patterns, etc), helping you build your query accurately and
efficiently. For example, you can:
Search by existing policy (
this option to locate incidents that you want to remediate.
Search by existing data patterns (
this option to retrieve a results set with the intention of building
a policy. Click
to add the
expression as match criteria in a new policy.
) Export this
data to a CSV file to view and sort the search results.
) Take actions on the cloud assets
that match your filtering criteria.