USM Central enables you to centrally monitor multiple, distributed USM Anywhere and USM Appliance deployments from a single console.
AT&T Cybersecurity Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPsThe AT&T Cybersecurity MSSP program is designed for both technically competent partners as well as those who manage a security operations center, offering product related services to the end user.) and managed service providers (MSPs) that use the USM platform to provide security-monitoring services to their end customers can collect and investigate alarmsAlarms provide notification of an event or sequence of events that require attention or investigation. within USM Central. USM Central gives MSSPs a consolidated view of the threats detected in their end-customer environments so that they can work efficiently and respond quickly to security incidents.
USM Central also enables large, heavily distributed organizations to connect multiple AT&T Cybersecurity USM platform instances at various locations and to centrally monitorProcess of collecting all device status and event information and processing normalized events for evidence of vulnerabilities, possible attacks, and other malicious activity. and respond to all alarm activity across all deploymentsEntire process involved in installation, configuration, startup, and testing of hardware and software in a specific environment.. This federated model is ideal for geographically distributed retail organizations, large enterprises with many departmental entities, and federal, state, and local governments with separate departments that require separate management but with centralized security monitoring. See USM Anywhere Data Security for more information on how data security is managed in the USM Central and USM Anywhere environments.
USM Central works best in the latest desktop version of the following web browsers:
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
Important: On AT&T Cybersecurity website, you can see the Introduction to USM Central video which introduces you to USM Central and reviews its capabilities. This video includes a recorded demonstration of USM Central and an orientation to the user interface.