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How to delete events older than 6 months

Establishing retention period time for events in CyberQuest

All the data is stored in two databases, the archive (offline) database and the online database. So, for deleting all the data/events older then GDPR requirements from CyberQuest the following two steps must be done:

A. Delete from archive (offline) database

Step 1. Authenticate in the CyberQuest web interface as superadmin user.

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Step 2

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Step 3

Create a new job from the “Action” menu in the top left corner

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Step 4

Complete the form with the appropriate information

Name: The name of the delete job

Description: The description for the delete job

Job Type: Select from the drop down list the “Delete job” job type

Data Storage: Select the storage from where the data will be delete

Period Spec. Type: Select the “Start & End Date” option

Start Date: Select the start date from where to start deleting the data

End Date: Select the end date from where to end deleting the data

Is Active: Switch ON the job to change state to “Active”

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Step 5

Save the newly created job by clicking on “Submit”

Step 6

Execute the new created job by clicking on the “start” buttonAlt text

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Step 7

To monitor the job execution, navigate to “Settings>Jobs>Job Executions”

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B. Delete from online database

Step 1

Authenticate in the CyberQuest web interface as Superadmin user.

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Step 2

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Step 3

In the left panel click on “RetentionPeriod” setting

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Step 4

Edit the “RetentionPeriodEL” settings Alt text and change the value in accordance to the GDPR requirements or the period stated in the internal set of rules.

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