Data retention periods

Updated 2 weeks ago by admin

The following table describes the standard Data Retention Period per product available in Unified Security Service.

Please note that all charts are based on a 30 day period regardless of the log retention period.


Retention Period

Web Security (including Gateway Anti-malware and Image Analysis)

3 months

Cloud Application Control Broker (API mode)

3 months

Cloud Application Control Broker (Inline mode)

1 year

Email Security*

3 months

Multi-Factor Authentication

1 year


1 month

ASE Events

3 months

What happens after the retention period ?

After the retention period the old data is automatically archived and made available to download from the Report Archives section in CSV format.

Products marked with an * are not currently automatically archived.

Log archives may be deleted after 12 months. Please download the archive files if you wish to keep the data for longer.

How much data does a Log Archive contain?

The default is a maximum of 1 month worth of log data per archive file. This can be changed by contacting your service provider.

Can the Retention Period be extended ?

Yes, please contact your service provider. Increasing the retention period may incur additional charges.

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