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AlienVault® USM Anywhere™

User Management

Because USM Anywhere manages important security functions for your organization, the system requires that all users log inLog 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. with a user name and a password. See Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) in USM Anywhere for further information about the rolesTasks 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 USM Anywhere.

USM Anywhere collects information about when a user logs into the system and what the user does. This information is available in USM Anywhere when you navigate to SETTINGS > SYSTEM EVENTS.

When the first user links to a newly-provisioned USM Anywhere environment, they configure the password for the initial user account. This is the default administrator as defined in your subscription and this user account cannot be deleted. The SETTINGS > USERS page provides tools to add, edit, and remove other user accounts in the system.

Users can access settings for their own account and log out of the system by clicking the icon in the upper-right corner.

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