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Create a Malware Policy

Malware Policies allow you to remediate malware threats separately from policy violations. 

To create a Malware Policy:

  1. Go to Policy > Malware Policies.
  2. Click Actions > Create a Malware Policy.

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  3. In the Create a Malware Policy page, type a name for the new Policy, and add an optional Description.
  4. For Users, allow the default All Users, or click Edit and choose an option. Click Save.

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  5. For User Groups, allow the default All User Groups, or click Edit and choose a subset of User Groups. Click Done.

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  6. Click Next.
  7. On the next page, under Rules, choose an option for If and. Next, you can choose to add an And field to the rule.
  8. Malware Confidence levels match that level and any level higher than that. For example:
    • A file with a Malware Confidence of High would match a rule that is High or Medium or Low.
    • A file with a Malware Confidence of Low match a rule that is only Low.
    • It is best practice to create the policy with rules in descending order of Malware Confidence. 
  9. Select an Assign Severity option for Then. Click Next.

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  10. Add an optional Exception. Choose an option for Except, then click Next.
  11. In the Responses page, choose an option for If, and add select an option for Then. Click And to specify additional response actions. Click Next.
  12. Review the policy. Then click Save to activate the policy. 
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