Release Notes

This page documents production updates to DLP API. You can periodically check this page for announcements about new or updated features, bug fixes, known issues, and deprecated functionality.

Current version: v2beta2

December 14th, 2017

Launched the new V2Beta2 API that includes a number of new and improved features, including templates for persisting de-identification and inspect configurations, a simplified job API for inspecting storage and risk analysis, and more.

November 22, 2017

Added a new risk analysis metric, k-map estimation, to dataSource.analyze.

October 20th, 2017

Launched support for searching for words or phrases from a custom dictionary provided by the user with the addition of CustomInfoType to InspectConfig. This feature is enabled in content.inspect, content.redact, content.deidentify, and inspect.operations.create.

September 15th, 2017

Launched support to de-identify content with the addition of content.deidentify.

Launched support to conduct risk analysis on BigQuery with the addition of dataSource.analyze.

August 17th, 2017

Added support to limit the number of findings per InfoType with the addition of InfoTypeLimit in InspectConfig.

Added support to limit the number of findings per file, Cloud Datastore entity, or database row with the addition of OperationConfig to inspect.operations.create.

August 10th, 2017

Added support for scanning and redacting structured data in both content.redact and content.inspect by providing a Table in ContentItem.

August 3rd, 2017

BigQuery can now be scanned using inspect.operations.create.

Results can now be stored to BigQuery when scanning BigQuery, Cloud Datastore, and Cloud Storage using inspect.operations.create.

June 15th, 2017

Added support for auto-redacting all text from images. You can now also choose custom colors when using content.redact to fill the bounding boxes during image redaction.

May 11th, 2017

Launched support to filter findings by info_type and likelihood when using inspect.results.list.

May 1st, 2017

You can now store results from scanning Cloud Datastore or Cloud Storage using inspect.operations.create. Results are stored in Cloud Storage.

March 23rd, 2017

Added support for auto-redacting findings in images. You can now use content.redact to fill the bounding box of a finding with a solid color.

March 9, 2017

Launch of DLP API to Beta. DLP API enables developers and data owners to better understand and manage sensitive data by providing a fast, scalable classification for sensitive elements. Scan small text streams and images or larger datasets in Google Cloud Storage and Cloud Datastore. The DLP API is currently available as a REST API.

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