Start Scan on Google Workspace Email Account

This document will provide information on how to start an Email Threat Simulator scan to the email inbox using a Google Workspace account.

To use the Email Threat Simulator with a Google Workspace email account, the app requires a password.

Create an app password

Follow the steps to create the app password for the Google Workspace account.

  1. Go to your Google Account (for test mail address)

  2. Select Security.

  3. Under “How to sign in to Google”, select 2-Step Verification.

  4. At the bottom of the page, select App passwords.

  5. Enter a name to help you remember where to use the app password.

  6. Select Create.

  7. Copy and save the app password for use in the Keepnet interface.

  8. The app password is a 16-character code generated on your device.

  9. Select Done.

How to start a simulation with a Google Workspace account?

This section describes the steps to start a scan with Google Workspace in the Email Threat Simulator product.

  1. Go to Email Threat Simulator > Scans page from the left menu on the platform.

  2. Click on the +NEW button to start a new simulation.

  3. Read the warning message and then click on the “I Understand” button.

  4. Fill in the Test Email Address field.

  5. Check 'Automate with password' under Choose an Option.

  6. In the Password field, enter the app password value you created before.

  7. Click on the Next button.

  8. In the Scan and Delivery step, set the delivery speed as desired.

  9. Click on the Next button.

  10. Confirm the User Agreement.

  11. Start the simulation by clicking on the Save button.

Use the document here to understand the details of the scan report.

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