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Trend Micro Apex One™ (Mac) Data Collection Notice

    • Updated:
    • 10 Sep 2021
    • Product/Version:
    • Apex One
    • Apex One (Mac)
    • Platform:
    • N/A N/A
Summary

Apex One (Mac) includes the following modules which may cause the corresponding personal data to be transmitted to Trend Micro. Detailed information and instruction are provided below to opt-out of the personal data collection by disabling specific modules. Modules that cannot be disabled are indicated below.

To see where this data is processed, refer to our list of data centers and authorized data subprocessors and their locations.

Details
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Apex One (Mac) Policy Settings

Device Control

Enable Device Control and set permission to Read Only or Block. When the Apex One (Mac) Security Agent detects and blocks a device, the system generates a log entry.

Data collected
  • Device Name
Console locationApex Central™ as a Service > Policies > Policy Management > Apex One (Mac) > [new or existing policy] > Device Control Settings
Console settings

Device Control

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Endpoint Sensor Settings

Endpoint Sensor is a powerful monitoring and investigation tool that identifies the presence, location, and entry point of threats based on endpoint information (such as computer name, IP address, domain file, and processes).

Data collected
  • File name
  • File path
  • File signer
  • IP address
  • Process name
  • Process command
  • Host name
  • URL
Console locationApex Central™ as a Service > Policies > Policy Management > Apex One (Mac) > [new or existing policy] > Endpoint Sensor Settings
Console settings

Enable Endpoint Sensor

Endpoint Sensor Settings

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Manual Scan: Malware detection

Virus/Malware scanning checks files for known security risks.

Data collected
  • File name
  • File path
Console locationApex Central™ as a Service > Policies > Policy Management > Apex One (Mac) > [new or existing policy] > Manual Scan Settings
Console settings

Manual Scan

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Predictive Machine Learning

Predictive Machine Learning performs in-depth file analysis to detect emerging unknown security risks.

Data collected
  • URL
  • File name
  • File path
Console locationApex Central™ as a Service > Policies > Policy Management > Apex One (Mac) > [new or existing policy] > Predictive Machine Learning Settings
Console settings

Enable Predictive Machine Learning

Predictive Machine Learning

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Real-time Scan: Malware detection

Virus/Malware scanning checks files for known security risks based on the file operation performed.

Data collected
  • File path
  • File name
Console locationApex Central™ as a Service > Policies > Policy Management > Apex One (Mac) > [new or existing policy] > Real-time Scan Settings
Console settings

Enable Real-time Scan

Real-time Scan

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Scan Exclusion Settings

The Scan Exclusion Lists contain directories and file extensions that Apex One (Mac) Security Agent does not scan.

Data Collected
  • File path
  • File name
Console LocationApex Central™ as a Service > Policies > Policy Management > Apex One (Mac) > [new or existing policy] > Scan Exclusion Settings
Console settings

Enable scan exclusion

Scan Exclusion Settings

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Scheduled Scan: Malware detection

Virus/Malware scanning checks files for known security risks.

Data Collected
  • File name
  • File path
Console LocationApex Central™ as a Service > Policies > Policy Management > Apex One (Mac) > [new or existing policy] > Scheduled Scan Settings
Console settings

Scheduled Scan

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Scheduled Scan Settings

The Specify path or full path list contains directories or full file paths that Apex One (Mac) Security Agent scans during a Scheduled Scan.

Data Collected
  • File path
  • File name
Console LocationApex Central™ as a Service > Policies > Policy Management > Apex One (Mac) > [new or existing policy] > Scheduled Scan Settings
Console settings

Specify path or full path

Scheduled Scan Settings

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Trusted Program List

Add programs to the Trusted Programs List to exclude processes from suspicious activity monitoring.

Data Collected
  • Program full path
Console LocationApex Central™ as a Service > Policies > Policy Management > Apex One (Mac) > [new or existing policy] > Trusted Program List
Console settings

Trusted Program List

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Web Reputation Service

Web reputation technology tracks the credibility of web domains accessed by endpoints.

 

Apex One (Mac) Security Agent sends queries to the Trend Micro Global Smart Scan Server for the following:

  • External agents
  • Agents that are unable to connect to the Smart Protection Server (standalone or integrated)
  • When the Send queries to Smart Protection Servers option is not selected
 
Data Collected
  • URL
Console LocationApex Central™ as a Service > Policies > Policy Management > Apex One (Mac) > [new or existing policy] > Web Reputation Settings
Console settings

• Enable Web Reputation policy (External Agents)

External Agents

• Enable Web Reputation policy (Internal Agents)

Internal Agents

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Apex One (Mac) Cloud Console

Scan Now: Malware detection

Virus/Malware scanning checks files for known security risks.

Data Collected
  • File name
  • File path
Console Location
  • SSO to Apex One (Mac) server
  • Agents > Agent Management > Tasks > Scan Now
Console settings

Scan Now

Scan Now

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Smart Feedback

Smart Feedback shares anonymous threat information with the Smart Protection Network, allowing Trend Micro to rapidly identify and address new threats.

Data Collected
  • URL
  • File name
  • File path
  • Suspicious executable files
Console Location
  • SSO to Apex One™ (Mac) as a Service
  • Administration > Smart Feedback
Console settings

Enable Trend Micro Smart Feedback (recommended)

Smart Feedback

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Web Reputation Approved/Blocked URL List

The Approved/Blocked URL Lists contain URLs that Apex One™ (Mac) Security Agent does not monitor using Web Reputation. Web Reputation automatically takes the specified action according to the list type.

Data Collected
  • URL
Console Location
  • SSO to Apex One™ (Mac) as a Service
  • Agents > Global Agent Settings > Web Reputation
Console settings

Approved/Blocked URL List

Web Reputation Approved Blocked URL List

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Certified Safe Software Service

Certified Safe Software Service queries Trend Micro data centers to verify the safety of a program detected by Malware Behavior Blocking, Event Monitoring, Firewall, or antivirus scans.

Data Collected
  • File name
  • Company
Console Location
  • SSO to Apex One™ (Mac) as a Service
  • Agents > Global Agent Settings > Certified Safe Software Service
Console settings

Enable Certified Safe Software Service for antivirus scan

Certified Safe Software Service

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Standard Notifications

Apex One™ (Mac) server sends notifications to the specified recipients when a security risk is detected.

Data Collected
  • Email address
Console Location
  • SSO to Apex One™ (Mac) as a Service
  • Notifications > Standard Notification (Email)
Console settings

Standard Notifications

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Outbreak Notifications

Apex One™ (Mac) server sends notifications to the specified recipients when a security outbreak occurs.

Data Collected
  • Email address
Console Location
  • SSO to Apex One™ (Mac) as a Service
  • Notifications > Outbreak Notification (Email)
Console settings

Outbreak Notifications

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Solution Id:
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