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Incydr Professional, Enterprise, and Gov F2
Incydr Basic, Advanced, and Gov F1
Other product plans

Incydr Professional and Enterprise, yes.

Incydr Basic and Advanced, yes.

CrashPlan Cloud, no.

Other product plans, yes.

CrashPlan for Small Business, no.

This article applies to Code42 cloud environments.

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File categories reference


The Risk Exposure dashboard shows all of the file events that occurred across your organization broken down by file category groups. This data is organized by different subsets of file activity:

  • Endpoint activity: Summarizes file activity that occurred on the devices of your employees.
  • Cloud sharing: Shows all files in your cloud services that had permission changes, making them available via a direct link or public on the web.

To see file events broken down by File categoriessign in to the Code42 console.

For more information about the Risk Exposure dashboard, see: 

For permissions, licensing, and visibility considerations for the Risk Exposure dashboard, see Risk Exposure dashboard reference

File categories

File activity by file category

Item Description
a Endpoint activity

Shows file activity that occurred on your employee's devices.

b Cloud sharing Shows files shared from your corporate cloud storage with either a direct share or a public link.
c File category group

Shows the summary of file activity for the following file categories:

  • Business Documents
    • Documents
    • PDF
    • Presentations
    • Spreadsheets
  • Zip Files
    Common archive file formats including compressed files.
  • Source Code
    Common source code formats.
  • Multimedia 
    • Audio
    • Image
    • Video
  • Other
    • Executable
    • Script
    • Uncategorized (files that did not fit any category)
    • Virtual Disk Image

For more information about file categories, see Incydr file categories.

d Events

Displays the count of total file events for a file category group and a visual representation of the number of file events. File events include when files are:

  • Moved to removable media or cloud sync folders
  • Uploaded via a browser or other app
  • Shared publicly or directly from your corporate cloud storage*
  • Sent from your corporate email provider*

*Requires Code42 have access to monitor your cloud storage environment and email services.


The default sort order is from the highest number of events to the lowest. 

e Size Displays the total file size of file events for a file category group. 
f Activity preview Shows a visual representation of file activity for the selected time frame.
g Selected time frame Shows the time frame the file activity occurred in. Change the time frame in the upper-right corner of the page.
h Forensic Search Investigate in Forensic Search Opens Forensic Search and pre-populates it with the selected timeframe and exposure type. Learn more about using Forensic Search.
i View details View event details Click to view the details of file events for a file category group.
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