How to Apply the Canadian SIN Verifier

How to Apply the Canadian SIN Verifier


**NOTE: the associated download is currently only applicable for v8.1.  To access the download please click here. This will be an OOTB Verifier included in a 8.2 version.

  1. Download and unzip attached on the server which has access to the FAM Business Website
  2. Login to the Business Website with a user that can access the Compliance tab (administrator)
  3. Click Compliance > Data Classification > Verification Algorithm
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  4. Click + New Verification Algorithm
  5. Enter information into the pop-up screen
    1. Add the unzip .dll to the Select File
    2. Name it as desired
    3. Add a description if desired
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  6. Click Save
  7. From the Data Classification dropdown, select Policy Objects
  8. Click + New Policy Object
  9. Enter information
    1. Name the Policy Object as desired
    2. For Type, select Regex
    3. For Value, enter \b(\d){3}[- ]?(\d){3}[- ]?(\d){3}\b , click Add
      1.      NOTE: The regex value can be adjusted as desired, this is the recommended value.  The verifier will account for these configuration of values – 9 no space digits, 3 sets of 3 digits with a space or a dash
    4. For Verification Algorithm select enter Name above
    5. Use mask values if desire
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  10. Click Save

You will now be able to utilize that Policy Object as desired in Rules which those rules can be added to the Policies.


Clear Steps, Thank you

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