SA: Profile View > Preferences Panel

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Users can set several preferences that are applied on top of system preferences set by the System Administrator. These include:

  • General preferences for Security Analytics and settings for the Security Analytics application as a whole (described below)
  • Preferences that apply to Investigation and can affect initial views and load time
  • Preferences that apply to Reporter.

To access this panel:

  1. In the Security Analytics menu, select Profile.
  2. In the options panel of the Profile view, select Preferences.

    The panel is displayed with the General tab selected.

Features

The Preferences panel > General tab has two sections: Authentication and Application Settings.

Authentication

The following table describes options in the Authentication section. The related procedure is described in Changing Your Password.

                           
FeatureDescription
Current Password Enter your current password that you used to log in to Security Analytics.

New

Password

Enter the password that you want to use from the next login . The password must be at least 8 characters in length, and can include uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, special characters, and spaces.

Confirm Password

Confirm Password Re-enter the new password to confirm.

ApplyUpdates your user profile with the new password. The new password becomes effective immediately and is required the next time you log on to Security Analytics. The password change is applied to your system log on and to all Security Analytics services on which your account has been added.

Application Settings

The following table describes options in the Application Settings section. Related procedures are described in Configuring Application Preferences.

                                   
FeatureDescription
LanguageDisplays a drop-down list of languages available to use in Security Analytics.
Browser Time ZoneDisplays a drop-down list of time zones available to use in Security Analytics.
Default ComponentThis field has a drop-down list for selecting the component that serves as the opening view when you log on to Security Analytics.
Enable NotificationsThis checkbox enables and disables notifications for your user account. By default, Security Analytics system notifications are enabled when a new user account is created.
Show Context MenusThis checkbox enables and disables context menus for your user account. By default, Security Analytics context menus are enabled when a new user account is created. Context menus provide additional functions for specific views when you right-click in a view.
ApplyUpdates the application settings and the changes are applied immediately.
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