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Verifying Data Privacy

access_time Updated Dec 5, 2022

To maintain Data Privacy, Signal Sciences redacts sensitive data from requests before they reach the platform backend. To learn more about how Signal Sciences filters and sanitizes requests by default, see Redactions.

Verifying redactions

To verify our agents are correctly filtering and sanitizing requests, we provide a raw log of data that’s sent from our agents:

  1. Log in to the Signal Sciences console.

  2. Select a site if you have more than one site.

  3. Click on Agents. The agents page appears.

  4. Click on the Agent ID. The agent details menu page appears.

  5. Click on the Requests tab. A list of all requests processed by the agent appears.

  6. Review the requests and verify that data is correctly redacted.

Adding custom redactions

If you have a sensitive field that is not filtered out by default, you can create custom field redactions:

  1. From the Site Rules menu, select Redactions. The redactions menu page appears.

  2. Click Add redaction. The add redaction menu page appears.

  3. In Field name, enter the name of the field you’d like to redact.

  4. From the Field type menu, select the type of field to redact.

  5. Click Create redaction.

Editing custom redactions

  1. From the Site Rules menu, select Redactions. The redactions menu page appears.

  2. Click View to the right of the custom redaction you want to edit. The view redaction menu page appears.

  3. Click Edit redaction. The edit redaction menu page appears.

  4. Edit the Field name and Field type as necessary.

  5. Click Update redaction.

Removing custom redactions

  1. From the Site Rules menu, select Redactions. The redactions menu page appears.

  2. Click View to the right of the custom redaction you want to edit. The view redaction menu page appears.

  3. Click Remove redaction. The remove redaction confirmation page appears.

  4. Click Delete.