Ever wonder when new controls are published for Policy Compliance? You’re not alone. With the rapid increase in Policy Compliance Control IDs (CIDs) over the past year, many customers wanted a more proactive notification of new content. We have heard you loud and clear. With the release of QualysGuard 6.16, users can now receive weekly or monthly email notifications for new and modified CIDs within Policy Compliance.
Setting Up Control Notification
Control Notification is not enabled by default. To receive email notifications for new and modified CIDs, perform the following steps:
- From the Tools section, select User Accounts
- Edit the User Account that wants to receive Control Notifications
- Click on Advanced
- Under Notification Options, select Weekly or Monthly for Latest Controls
Figure 1: Edit User: Latest Controls Notification
Receiving Control Notifications
After enabling Control Notifications, the user will receive an email summarizing the new and modified CIDs for Policy Compliance.
Figure 2: Control Notification: Email
In addition, a .CSV file is attached to the email with additional information.
Figure 3: Control Notification: .CSV File
To see a demo of these steps, please view the Control Notification Demo.