Introducing Security and Governance APIs

Manage the entire lifecycle of content in your apps with four new APIs from Box Platform

Retention Policy API
Retention Policy API

Create and manage automated policies to control preservation and permanent deletion of content in your apps. The Retention Policy API helps you meet compliance requirements like FINRA SEC17a-4.

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Legal Holds API
Legal Hold Policy API

Place a legal hold on content in your app to preserve files and metadata and prevent information deletion or modification. The Legal Hold Policy API helps you easily comply with legal reviews when handling user-specific content.

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Watermarking API
Watermarking API

Apply a transparent watermark displaying a user's email address or user ID and time of access on a file preview using the Get Embed Link endpoint. Watermarking helps you mitigate data loss and control visibility of sensitive information in your apps.

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Folder Metadata API
Folder Metadata API

Define and store custom data associated with folders stored in your apps. Metadata are structured data key-value pairs that can be applied to file and folder objects in Box programmatically via the API.

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