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The Overview page

When you select Security Analytics from the top menu, the Overview page is displayed. The Overview page consists of five sections:

  • Findings and alert count
  • Top recent alerts
  • Top recent findings
  • Most frequent detection rules
  • Detectors

Each section provides a summary description for each element of Security Analytics, along with controls that let you take action for each item.

Overview and getting started

The upper-right corner of the Overview page contains two control buttons for refreshing information and getting started with Security Analytics. You can select the Refresh button to refresh all of the information on the page. You can also select the Getting started link to expand the Get started with Security Analytics window, which inludes a summary of the steps for set up as well as control buttons that allow you to jump to any of the steps. The getting started quick launch window

  • In step 1 of setup, select Create detector to define a detector.
  • In step 2, select View findings to go to the Findings page. For more on findings, see Working with findings
  • In step 3, select Manage rules to go to the Rules page. For more on rules, see Working with rules

Findings and alert count

The Findings and alert count section provides a graph showing data on the latest findings. Use the Group by dropdown menu to select between all findings and findings by log type.

Top recent alerts

Top recent alerts displays recent alerts by time, trigger name, and alert severity. Select View alerts to go to the Alerts page.

Top recent findings

Top recent findings displays recent findings by time, rule name, rule severity, and detector. Select View all findings to go to the Findings page.

Most frequent detection rules

This section provides a graphical representation of detection rules that trigger findings most often and how they compare to others as a percentage of the whole. Rules are also listed to the right side of the graph.


Detectors displays a list of available detectors by detector name, status (active/inactive), and log type. Select View all detectors to go to the Detectors page. Select Create detector to go directly to the Define detector page.

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