USM Anywhere Web UI

The USM Anywhere web user interface (UI) provides access to all the tools and capabilities that USM Anywhere makes available for managing the security of your organization’s network and the devices in it. From the USM Anywhere web UI, you can view all essential information about network devices, applications A software program that performs some collection of tasks on a computer or some other programmable device., user activity, and network traffic in your environment. You can begin monitoring Process of collecting all device status and event information and processing normalized events for evidence of vulnerabilities, possible attacks, and other malicious activity. information coming from devices and then go about defining orchestration rules to fine tune the behavior of your system. USM Anywhere includes by default correlation rules A correlation rule correlates incoming events based on previously defined relationships defined in the correlation directive, associating multiple events, of the same or different event types, from the same data source. to alert you of potential security issues and vulnerabilities.

The USM Anywhere web UI runs in a standard web browser. Your system administrator can provide the web address and credentials to log in Log in (verb): Process in which an individual gains access to a computer system after providing sufficient credentials to authenticate their unique identity. Login (noun): User credentials, typically a username and matching password. and access the features and functions appropriate to your role Tasks and responsibilities based on job description and position within an organization. A user's role is often used to define access to functionality and privileges to perform specific tasks and operations. in your organization’s security operation.

Note: The recommended screen resolution for viewing the USM Anywhere web UI is 1440 pixels wide.

When you first log in, the USM Anywhere web UI displays the main window.

USM Anywhere Main Menu

By default, the web UI displays a collection of high-level graphs and charts summarizing activity in your organization’s network. From this main window, you can select different menu options or click other links and buttons.

Important: You can also load the configured default landing page by clicking the logo of USM Anywhere located in the upper-left corner of the page.

The main navigable elements and expand selections are provided consistently through the web UI. Use the and icons to expand or collapse the left navigation pane.

The remainder of this guide describes best practices in performing common network security operations and provides step-by-step instructions for performing specific tasks. Following sections also describe the USM Anywhere web UI from which you can monitor network security and access all of USM Anywhere’s security operation features and functionality.