Inspect image for sensitive data with infoTypes

To inspect an image for sensitive data, you submit a base64-encoded image to the Cloud DLP API's content.inspect method. Unless you specify information types (infoTypes) to search for, Cloud DLP searches for the most common infoTypes.

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Java

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import com.google.cloud.dlp.v2.DlpServiceClient;
import com.google.privacy.dlp.v2.ByteContentItem;
import com.google.privacy.dlp.v2.ByteContentItem.BytesType;
import com.google.privacy.dlp.v2.ContentItem;
import com.google.privacy.dlp.v2.Finding;
import com.google.privacy.dlp.v2.InspectContentRequest;
import com.google.privacy.dlp.v2.InspectContentResponse;
import com.google.privacy.dlp.v2.LocationName;
import com.google.protobuf.ByteString;
import java.io.FileInputStream;
import java.io.IOException;

class InspectImageFileAllInfoTypes {

  public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException {
    // TODO(developer): Replace these variables before running the sample.
    String projectId = "my-project-id";
    String inputPath = "src/test/resources/sensitive-data-image.jpeg";
    inspectImageFileAllInfoTypes(projectId, inputPath);
  }

  static void inspectImageFileAllInfoTypes(String projectId, String inputPath) throws IOException {
    // Initialize client that will be used to send requests. This client only needs to be created
    // once, and can be reused for multiple requests. After completing all of your requests, call
    // the "close" method on the client to safely clean up any remaining background resources.
    try (DlpServiceClient dlp = DlpServiceClient.create()) {
      // Specify the content to be inspected.
      ByteString fileBytes = ByteString.readFrom(new FileInputStream(inputPath));
      ByteContentItem byteItem =
          ByteContentItem.newBuilder().setType(BytesType.IMAGE_JPEG).setData(fileBytes).build();

      // Construct the Inspect request to be sent by the client.
      // Do not specify the type of info to inspect.
      InspectContentRequest request =
          InspectContentRequest.newBuilder()
              .setParent(LocationName.of(projectId, "global").toString())
              .setItem(ContentItem.newBuilder().setByteItem(byteItem).build())
              .build();

      // Use the client to send the API request.
      InspectContentResponse response = dlp.inspectContent(request);

      // Parse the response and process results.
      System.out.println("Findings: " + response.getResult().getFindingsCount());
      for (Finding f : response.getResult().getFindingsList()) {
        System.out.println("\tQuote: " + f.getQuote());
        System.out.println("\tInfo type: " + f.getInfoType().getName());
        System.out.println("\tLikelihood: " + f.getLikelihood());
      }
    }
  }
}

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