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Create a policy to find encrypted or password protected files

Prerequisites for the API protection use cases

Roles/actors in the use cases

  • Tenant creation 

  • User accounts created

  • CASB API Protection connected to CSP (Cloud Service Provider)

  • CSP (Cloud Service Provider) administrator

  • Cloud governance team

  • Security Analyst

To create a DLP policy for an API protected service that takes action based on finding encrypted or password protected files,  follow the steps shown below:

  1. Navigate to Policies > API Data protection > New Policy.

  2. Select the API protected service for which the DLP policy is required.

  3. Under the Users section, select  ‘All Users’.

  4. Under Content section, select ‘All sharing options’ and ‘All file types’.

  5. Under DLP, select the pre-defined DLP profile on password protected files. 

  6. Under Action, select the action to be taken as per the requirement.


To learn more: Understanding API Protection