Add security marks to findings

Demonstrates adding security marks to findings

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import (

	securitycenter ""
	securitycenterpb ""

// addSecurityMarks adds/updates a the security marks for the findingName and
// returns the updated marks. Specifically, it sets "key_a" an "key_b" to
// "value_a" and "value_b" respectively. findingName is the resource path for
// the finding to add marks to.
func addSecurityMarks(w io.Writer, findingName string) error {
	// findingName := "organizations/11123213/sources/12342342/findings/fidningid"
	// Instantiate a context and a security service client to make API calls.
	ctx := context.Background()
	client, err := securitycenter.NewClient(ctx)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("securitycenter.NewClient: %v", err)
	defer client.Close() // Closing the client safely cleans up background resources.

	req := &securitycenterpb.UpdateSecurityMarksRequest{
		// If not set or empty, all marks would be cleared before
		// adding the new marks below.
		UpdateMask: &field_mask.FieldMask{
			Paths: []string{"marks.key_a", "marks.key_b"},
		SecurityMarks: &securitycenterpb.SecurityMarks{
			Name: fmt.Sprintf("%s/securityMarks", findingName),
			// Note keys correspond to the last part of each path.
			Marks: map[string]string{"key_a": "value_a", "key_b": "value_b"},

	updatedMarks, err := client.UpdateSecurityMarks(ctx, req)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("UpdateSecurityMarks: %v", err)

	fmt.Fprintf(w, "Updated marks: %s\n", updatedMarks.Name)
	for k, v := range updatedMarks.Marks {
		fmt.Fprintf(w, "%s = %s\n", k, v)
	return nil


static SecurityMarks addToFinding(FindingName findingName) {
  // FindingName findingName = FindingName.of(/*organization=*/"123234324",
  // /*source=*/"423432321", /*findingId=*/"samplefindingid2");
  try (SecurityCenterClient client = SecurityCenterClient.create()) {
    // Start setting up a request to add security marks for a finding.
    ImmutableMap markMap = ImmutableMap.of("key_a", "value_a", "key_b", "value_b");

    // Add security marks and field mask for security marks.
    SecurityMarks securityMarks =
            .setName(findingName + "/securityMarks")
    FieldMask updateMask =

    UpdateSecurityMarksRequest request =

    // Call the API.
    SecurityMarks response = client.updateSecurityMarks(request);

    System.out.println("Security Marks:");
    return response;
  } catch (IOException e) {
    throw new RuntimeException("Couldn't create client.", e);


// Imports the Google Cloud client library.
const {SecurityCenterClient} = require('@google-cloud/security-center');

// Creates a new client.
const client = new SecurityCenterClient();

async function addFindingSecurityMarks() {
  // findingName is the full resource path for the finding to update.
   * TODO(developer): Uncomment the following lines
  // const findingName =
  // "organizations/123123342/sources/1213/findings/findingid";
  const [newMarks] = await client.updateSecurityMarks({
    securityMarks: {
      name: `${findingName}/securityMarks`,
      marks: {key_a: 'value_a', key_b: 'value_b'},
    // Only update the marks with these keys.
    updateMask: {paths: ['marks.key_a', 'marks.key_b']},

  console.log('New marks: %j', newMarks);


from import securitycenter
from google.protobuf import field_mask_pb2

client = securitycenter.SecurityCenterClient()
# finding_name is the resource path for a finding that exists in CSCC.
# Its format is
# "organizations/{org_id}/sources/{source_id}/findings/{finding_id}"
# e.g.:
# finding_name = "organizations/1112/sources/1234/findings/findingid"
finding_marks_name = "{}/securityMarks".format(finding_name)

# Notice the suffix after "marks." in the field mask matches the keys
# in marks.
field_mask = field_mask_pb2.FieldMask(
    paths=["marks.finding_key_a", "marks.finding_key_b"]
marks = {"finding_key_a": "value_a", "finding_key_b": "value_b"}

updated_marks = client.update_security_marks(
        "security_marks": {"name": finding_marks_name, "marks": marks},
        "update_mask": field_mask,

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