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How to authenticate Adaptive Shield for use with Tines

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Written by Daniel Stoeski
Updated over a week ago

Adaptive Shield is a popular Security Posture Management solution that notifies security teams of potential risks in their SaaS environment and attempts to fix them.

First, get an Adaptive Shield API key

  1. Login to your Adaptive Shield account at

  2. Click on the user menu and select "User Profile"

  3. Click the "API" tab and then click "+ Generate new key"

  4. Name the key and click "Create"

  5. Copy the API key to a text editor

Lastly, create an Adaptive Shield credential in Tines

  1. Login to your Tines tenant

  2. Navigate to the team that will be using the API and click "Credentials"

  3. Click "+ New Credential" and select "Text"

  4. Input the values for the Adaptive Shield credential

    1. Name: Adaptive Shield

    2. Description: Optional

    3. Value: Your API key

  5. Optional

    1. Domains: Ensure this credential can only be used when making HTTP requests to specific domains.

    2. Access: What other teams can also use the API

  6. Click "Save"

For more on creating credentials in Tines, click here.

You can find a selection of Adaptive Shield stories in the story library

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