Learn how to categorize discovered SaaS applications
on SaaS Security Inline as either trusted or untrusted.
SaaS Security Inline enables you to categorize
discovered SaaS applications on SaaS Security API to monitor users
of SaaS apps more efficiently and filter SaaS apps. After you apply
tags, you can use the
bar graph to drill down
into SaaS application usage.
are local only to SaaS Security API and will not be applied to your
There are two ways to apply tags to SaaS applications
on SaaS Security Inline:
tags (for example,
) to reflect
whether or not your organization approves of the SaaS application.
—Create and apply custom tags to group applications
with common attributes to reflect how your organization views SaaS
applications. For example, create and apply a
Apply Default Tags
Based on a SaaS application’s risk factors,
use the default tags available to categorize a SaaS application
as sanctioned or unsanctioned so that you can differentiate unsanctioned
SaaS apps from the other SaaS apps that are being used by employees
in your organization.
sanctioned by your organization and being used by employees in your
—App that isn’t trusted like
a sanctioned app, but that is allowed to be used by employees until
your organization is able to replace it with a more secure app so
as not to inhibit the productivity of your users. However, consider
creating SaaS policy rule recommendations for
tolerated SaaS apps to implement restrictions on specific actions
(for example, upload or download).such as upload and download.
—App unsanctioned by your
organization for use by employees in your organization.
—Default for SaaS applications
that you have not tagged.
Apply a default tag:
(Single App) Locate and select the SaaS application
that you want to tag, click the tag icon, then choose a default
(Multiple Apps) Locate and select the SaaS applications that
you want to bulk tag, click the bulk tag icon, then choose a default
Create and Apply Custom Tags
applications in the Application Dictionary belong to an application category
and subcategories to enable filtering, but you cannot modify
these attributes. However, you can create your own categorization
with custom tags. You can rename or delete a custom tag at any time.
When you do, SaaS Security Inline updates or removes the tag from
all SaaS apps that use that tag. You can create up to 100 custom
tags. Custom tags display alongside default tags.
Create the custom tag.
Click the custom icon, then
a New Tag
Provide a descriptive name for the tag. A tag comprised
of single word displays uniformly in the bar graph.
Apply a custom tag:
Locate and select one or more SaaS applications.
Click the custom tag icon, then select a custom tag.