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NIDS Dashboard

Role Availability Read-Only Analyst Manager

Depending on the USM Anywhere Sensor you have installed, the widgets might be visible in the network-based intrusion detection system (NIDS) dashboard. This dashboard displays data when the AlienVault NIDS plugin has been installed.

NIDS Dashboard

Widgets in the NIDSNetwork Intrusion Dectection System (NIDS) monitors network traffic and events for suspicious or malicious activity using the Sensors that provide management and network monitoring interfaces to networks and network devices. Dashboard
Widgets Description
Assets with Malware Activity Total number of assets with malwareGeneric term for a number of different types of malicious code including viruses, worms, and Trojans. activity for the current day and for the current week.
Top Categories List of the top categories expressed in total numbers.
Top Signatures List of the top NIDS signaturesIntrusion Detection System (IDS) Signatures define the set of methods an IDS uses to identify attack patterns in received data. having more events.
Top Malware Families List of the top malware families expressed in total numbers.
Top Malware Destination List of the top malware ordered by destination country.
Top Categories/SubCategories List of the top categories and subcategories expressed in total numbers.
Top Exploit Activity List of the top exploitPiece of software, data, or a sequence of commands that takes advantage of a flaw or vulnerability to cause unintended or unanticipated behavior to occur in software or hardware, that result in gaining increased privileges and access privileged data. activity in your environment.
Top Malware List of the top malware in your environment.