Cisco Vulnerability Management Home Page

The Home screen is a reporting page that reflects full customer data regardless of role. Users see information for all assets highlighted in the charts and scatterplots, but depending on the role, it can impact how much detailed information is available.

Important: The Home Page view was recently updated and is no longer user role-centric. All users who have permission to view the Home Page now see the same summative information such as the total risk score for the customer's environment. System role users (Administrator, Normal User, and Read-only User) have not been impacted. This change greatly impacts Custom Role users. In the image below, the widgets outlined in red are the ones where Custom Role users will see a change to the numbers reflected. 


Important: Data made unavailable to a Custom Role will be greyed-out and the user will not have access to click. For example, on the "Today's Risk Meter Scatter Plot" Custom Roles can click on "Not Accessible" to see unaccessible risk meters represented as grey dots.  

Important: Some users do not have permission to access the Home Page and are redirected to the Explore Page. Administrators can change the option to view the Home Page for a user role when setting up or updating User Roles.




Important: A new endpoint was created for administrators to Bulk Update Permissions for custom user roles.


Overview is a macro-level view of your organization, where you can find the total risk score for your entire business. These stats are an aggregate view of all active assets and open vulnerabilities, refreshed daily. Overview is a macro-level view of all the assets in your view. You can see the total risk score for all the assets under your purview. These stats are an aggregate view of all asset groups, which are refreshed daily.

Note: Cisco Vulnerability Management processes background jobs, such as risk meter refreshes, between 11 PM and 3 AM local time in EU and AJPC, and between 10:30 and 1:30 in the US region, excluding Hawaii.

Risk Score: The nightly snapshot of the average of all of the active, non-0 scored assets.

Vulnerable Assets: The number of active assets.

Vulnerabilities: The number of open vulnerabilities across active assets.

Fixes: The number of fixes that are available to remediate all of the open vulnerabilities.

Mean Time To Remediate: The average number of days it takes for you to remediate vulnerabilities.

Important: Custom Roles did not see full organizational numbers listed in the Overview. This is no longer the case we have moved away from the role-based view.


Connector Runs
Track the progress of your connector runs in real-time, and view connector run history.


Total Risk Score Over Time
This important chart measures total risk from the past to present day. It's a great way to measure your progress. All user roles with permission to view the Home Page now are able to see the Total Risk Score line in the chart. 


Today's Risk Scatterplot
This all-inclusive chart displays every risk meter you can access. Each dot represents a risk group. The groups are separated by color into low, medium, and high risk. The Asset Count and Vulnerability Count toggle button adjusts the X-axis ranges (minimum value to maximum value).


Important: Custom Roles that do not have permission to view certain risk groups will see grey dots in place of the ones with color seen below. You can filter the Not Accessible risk meters by clicking the legend.



Performance Groups

Top Performers shows your risk groups with the greatest risk score reduction in the last 30 days.


Worst Performers shows your risk groups with the the least risk score reduction.


 News Feed

Stay up to date with the latest from Cisco Vulnerability Management executives, data scientists and subject matter experts with a feed from the Cisco Vulnerability Management blog. 


Total Ticket Progress Over Time
If you have integrated a ticket system with Cisco Vulnerability Management, this graph will show all of your tickets by status (On Time and Overdue).



Other Tab Options From the Home Page


Hovering over the VM tab will allow you to choose Dashboard or Explore. Dashboard will bring you to the Dashboard page where you can see all of the risk meters you have access to and any dashboard views you have set up. Explore will bring you to the “live” view for all of your data. Here, you can filter and interact with your assets, vulnerabilities and fixes.


Hovering over the AppSec tab will allow you to choose Dashboard or Reporting. Dashboard will bring you to a page where you can see all of the AppSec applications that have been configured in your instance. Reporting will bring you to the overall Reporting summary for all of your AppSec applications.


Hovering over the VI tab will allow you to select the Explore module for our Vulnerability Intelligence offering. This page will allow you to discover, browse and search our vulnerability database to understand key vulnerability details, compare CVSS scores, and benchmark them against Kenna's scoring algorithm.


Administrative access to Connector functions and lists. 


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