Updated at: 2022-04-02 GMT+08:00

Creating a Task

Create a sensitive data identification task for DSC to automatically identify sensitive data in a specified database, OBS bucket, or big data source and generate identification results and reports.

To configure the task to scan the same asset for multiple scenarios, select multiple scenarios for the rule group.

Prerequisites

  • You have obtained credentials for logging in to the management console.
  • You have added databases, OBS buckets, or big data sources to the asset list. For details, see Assets.
  • Identification rule groups have been created. For creation details, see Adding a Rule Group.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Click in the upper left corner of the management console and select a region or project.
  3. In the navigation pane on the left, click and choose Security & Compliance > Data Security Center.
  4. In the navigation pane, choose Sensitive Data Identification > Identification Task.

    Figure 1 Identification task

  5. In the upper left corner of the task list, click Create Task.
  6. In the displayed dialog box, configure the basic parameters. Table 1 describes the parameters.

    Figure 2 Creating an identification task
    Table 1 Parameters for creating an identification task

    Name

    Description

    Example Value

    Start Task

    Indicates whether to enable the sensitive data identification task. By default, the task is started.

    • : enabled
    • : disabled

    Task Name

    You can customize the task name.

    The name must meet the following requirements:

    • Contain 1 to 255 characters.
    • Consist of letters, digits, underscores (_), and hyphens (-).
    • Be unique.

    N/A

    Data Source

    Select one or more data types for identification.

    Database

    Rule Group

    Select one or more rule groups for the identification task. For details about how to create a rule group, see Adding a Rule Group.

    N/A

    Identification Method

    Select an identification method. The options are as follows:

    • Quick identification: Quickly identify sensitive data using rule groups.
    • Full identification: Combing the rule groups with NLP, DSC provides more accurate identification results but at a relatively slow speed.

    Quick identification

    Identification Period

    Select the task identification period.

    • Once: The task will be executed once at a specified time as planned.
    • Daily: Set Start Time, and the task will be performed at a fixed time every day.
    • Weekly: Set Start Time, and the task will be performed at a fixed time every week.
    • Monthly: Set Start Time, and the task will be performed at a fixed time every month.

    Once

    When to Execute

    This parameter is displayed when Once is selected for Scan Period.

    • Now: The task will be executed immediately.
    • As scheduled: The task will be executed at a specified time.

    Now

    Start Time

    This parameter is displayed only when Scan Period is set to Daily, Weekly, or Monthly.

    Set the start time of an identification task. After this parameter is set, the task will be executed at the specified time every day, every week, or every month.

    N/A

    Notification Topic

    Select an existing topic from the drop-down list or click View Topic to create a topic for receiving alarm notifications.

    For details about how to send alarm notifications, see Alarm Notifications.

    N/A

  7. Click OK.
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