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Policies

In the ASM, it is possible to set several policies for your organization to help you control the risks you are willing to take in your groups when you decide to accept vulnerabilities. You can get to the policies section by clicking on the Policies tab that you find in the main page of your organization.

Policies Section

In the following sections we will explain each of the three policies that you can set.

Maximum days accepted#

This is the maximum number of calendar days that a finding can be temporally accepted, this limit can be at most 31 calendar days. This policy affects the execution of the DevSecOps agent in case you are using it, as the accepted vulnerabilities will not be considered at the time of breaking your build, which means that you have to be careful when setting this number to prevent letting some vulnerabilities be unresolved for much longer, increasing the risk for your applications.

Score range to be accepted#

This is the temporal CVSS 3.1 score range between which a finding can be accepted, which can be a number between 0.0 and 10.0. This means that you can control the maximum risk that you are willing to take based on the CVSS score of the vulnerabilities, as you won't be able to accept some of them and thus the DevSecOps agent will break your build for the scores you consider relevant. Also, in case you choose the recommended 0.0 score, no vulnerabilities will be able to be temporally accepted.

Maximum times accepted#

This is the maximum number of times that a finding can be temporally accepted. If, for example, you set this number as 1 and accept a finding temporally, and the accepted period passes or you change its treatment or resolve the vulnerability, then you won't be able to accept that same finding again in the future. This number can be anything that you consider appropiate.