This document describes how to accept a risk so that it does not appear during the scans.
If a risk cannot be mitigated right away, that risk can be accepted so that it will not be picked up by the tool every time a scan runs.
The risk can be accepted for ever or for a short period of time. It is customizable to what ever period of time is needed, if the risk cannot be mitigated right away.
Accepting a Risk
- Go to Findings > Vulnerabilities in the Portal
- Select a select the vulnerability and right click on the you want to accept.
- Select Accept Risk in the menu
Fill in the date for how long the risk should be accepted to and a comment.
If no comment is given, a default message/comment stating “
Transitioned finding status from" is saved as a activity log to assist with the reviewing of the finding’s history.
<original status> to <new status>without user's comment.
Customer can also transition non-SWAT findings from other status like FALSE_POSITIVE, FIXED or ACCEPTED.
- Click Accept when done.
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