Reporting: Add a Role and Assign Permissions for Reporting Module

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This topic explains how to add a role and assign permissions to the role. Although Security Analytics has five pre-configured roles, you can add custom roles. For example, in addition to the pre-configured Analysts role, you can add custom roles for AnalystsEurope and AnalystsAsia.

AdministratorsFull system access
OperatorsAccess to configurations but not to data
AnalystsAccess to data but not to configurations
SOC_ManagersSame access as Analysts and an additional permission to handle incidents
Malware_AnalystsAccess to malware events only

Depending on the user role, you can set the following access permissions to access the Reporting module components (Rules, Reports, Charts, Alerts, Lists):

  • Define 
  • Delete
  • Export
  • Manage 
  • View 

Note: You must enable all these permissions for a user role to be able to define, delete, manage and view each of the Reporting modules. You must also have appropriate permissions for the data source to be listed, while defining the reports, charts, or alerts. For more information, see Configure Permissions for Data sources topic in the Host and Service Configuration Guide.

For a detailed list of permissions, see Role Permissions topic in the System Security and User Management Guide

Navigate to the Roles Tab

Each of the following procedures starts on the Rolestab. Perform the following steps to navigate to the Rolestab:

  1. In the Security Analytic menu, select Administration > Security.

    The System Security panel is displayed with the Users tab highlighted.

  2. Click the Role tab.

    The Roles panel is displayed:

Add a Role and Assign Permissions

  1. In the Roles tab, click run_config_add.pngin the toolbar.

    The Add Role screen is displayed:

  2. In the Role Info section, provide the role information for the following:
    • Name
    • (Optional) Description
  3. In the Permissions section:
    • Click scroll_left.png and scroll_right.png to scroll through the modules.
    • Select the Reports module the role accesses.
    • Select each permission the role has.
  4. Repeat the previous step until you select all permissions to assign to the role.
  5. Click Saveto add the new role, which is effective immediately. You can now assign the new role to users.
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