As mentioned in the "What are Project Alerts?" article, alerts in IriusRisk can be triggered by a variety of events. Alerts can help you to identify potential risks and issues early, so that you can take action to mitigate them.
In this article, we will look at how to configure alerts and a specific use case example: creating an alert for when a dataflow contains a certain tag.
Use Case: Create an Alert for When a Dataflow Contains a certain tag
One use case for alerts is to create an alert for when a dataflow contains a certain tag. For the purpose of this article, we will create an alert for when a dataflow contains the 'http' tag using the steps in the next section.
To create an alert for when a dataflow contains the
http tag, follow these steps:
- After logging in to IriusRisk, navigate to Rules > Rules Editor.
- From the dropdown, choose the library where the rule will exist, and select "New Rule."
- Give the rule a name, and choose the "Data Flow" module.
- Next, select the condition "Dataflow contains tag" and select "http" from the dropdown.
- Select the action "Insert Alert," choose a type, and enter a unique ID and value.
- Press Save.
You have now created an alert that will notify you when a dataflow in your project contains the
By creating alerts for important events, you can ensure that you are always aware of any potential risks or issues.