Netskope Help

Security Posture Policy

A security posture policy is a set of custom or predefined profile(s). You can create a security posture policy for a SaaS app. An administrator can create a security posture policy to access and analyze the posture of the SaaS resources with industry benchmarks and best practices. An administrator can create a security posture policy on a profile. A profile is a set of rules which is predefined. A profile can be customized or predefined such as the CIS Benchmark standard. A rule is a code snippet with associated metadata, such as severity, that is used to identify a specific violation of a SaaS resource.

You can create a security posture policy for a SaaS app. To access the security posture policy page:

  1. Log in to the Netskope tenant UI.

  2. Navigate to Policies > Security Posture.

    The Security Posture page opens.

  3. The Security Posture page displays a list of polices configure for the SaaS apps. The fields are:

    • Policy Name: Name of the policy.

    • Instance: Name of the instance for which the policy is defined.

    • Profile: List of profiles associated with the policy.

    • Last Edit: Time stamp of the last edited policy.

You can edit, revert, disable, clone, and delete a policy. Click the More Options icon (...) to the right of the policy entry and select one of the following options:

  • Edit: On selecting this option, you can edit the policy.

  • Revert: On selecting this option, Netskope reverts the policy to its last applied change.

    Note

    This option is available only for a policy with pending changes.

  • Disable: On selecting this option, Netskope disables the policy and stops the scan for the policy.

  • Clone: On selecting the option, Netskope creates a duplicate copy of the policy.

  • Delete: On selecting this option, Netskope deletes the policy.

    Note

    If you delete a policy, scanning stops at the next scan interval. The existing scan continues to run till it finishes.

In the polices table, you can select multiple policies and perform the following tasks:

  • Disable: On selecting this option, Netskope disables the policy and stops the scan for the policy.

  • Revert: On selecting this option, Netskope reverts the policy to its last applied change.

    Note

    This option is available only for a policy with pending changes.

  • Delete: On selecting this option, Netskope deletes the policy.

    Note

    If you delete a policy, scanning stops at the next scan interval. The existing scan continues to run till it finishes.

Also, you can perform the following tasks:

  • Search a policy from the Policy Name ~ search field.

  • Click + Add Filter to filter the policies based on Cloud Provider, Instances, Profile, and Rule Name.