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Area 1 Area 1

Area1 is a cloud-based email security service designed to protect against phishing attacks, including malware, spoofing, and Business Email Compromise attempts.

Creating an Area 1 connection

Using Service Account

To create the connection you need:

  • An API Public Key
  • An API Private Key

Obtaining the credentials

  1. In your Area 1 Dashboard, go to Settings (the gear icon).
  2. Go to Service Accounts.
  3. Select Add Service Account.

Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the Area 1 icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appear.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select Service Account as the method to create the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The API Public Key
    • The API Private Key
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.