Security Remediation Trends

The Security Remediation Trends report evaluates the overall responsiveness to known issues that expose your assets to threats.

To access the Security Remediation Trend:

  1. In the Alert Logic console, click Reports, and then click Remediations.
  2. Click Security Remediations, and then click Security Remediation Trends.

To refine your findings, you can filter your report by Date Range, Customer Account, Deployment Name, Network, and Asset Tags.

By default, Alert Logic includes (All) filter values in the report.

To add or remove values in a filter:

  1. Click the drop-down menu in the filter, and then select or clear values.
  2. Click Apply.

Some filters allow you to include or exclude all selected values in a filter for quick refining.

To include or exclude all filter values:

  1. Click the drop-down menu next to the filter icon (), and then select Include Values or Exclude Values.
  2. Click Apply.

Mean Time to Add to Plan section

This section showsprovides the average number of days it takes your organization to add new security remediations in the selected filters to your planned remediations in the Remediations page.

Trend over Time

The chart next to Mean Time to Add to Plan count presents the daily mean time trend (in days) over the selected time period to add new security remediations to a plan.

You can display the data as a line or bar chart. Click the drop-down on the top right corner of this section, and then select the chart type you want to see.

Mean Time to Complete section

This section provides the average number of days that it takes your organization to complete the security remediations added to your planned remediations in the selected filters.

Trend over Time

The chart next to the Mean Time to Complete count presents the daily mean time trend (in days) over the selected time period to complete a planned security remediation.

You can display the data as a line or bar chart. Click the drop-down on the top right of the previous section, and select the chart type you want to see.

Unplanned Remediation by Age and Trends section

This section provides the count and percentages within categorized age ranges forof security remediations you did not add to your planned remediations in the Remediations page. The categorized age range categories for unplanned security remediations are the following:

  • 90 and more days
  • 60 to 90 days
  • 31 to 60 days
  • 0 to 30 days

The size of the color-coded bars represents the percentage of security remediations that went unplanned in the selected filters.

The data next to the chart presents the daily age trends listed in days for over the selected time period of those security remediations that were unplanned.

You can display the data as a line or bar chart. Click the drop-down on the top right of the Mean Time to Add to Plan section, and select the chart type you want to see.

Remediations by Reason and Trend section

This section provides the count and percentages within categorized age ranges of security remediations you added to your planned remediations in the Remediations page. The categorized age ranges for the planned security remediations are the following:

The age range categories are:

  • 90 and more days
  • 60 to 90 days
  • 31 to 60 days
  • 0 to 30 days

The size of the color-coded bars represents the total remediation count in the selected filters.

The data next to the chart presents the daily age trend in days over the selected time period forof those security remediations that were planned.

You can display the data as a line or bar chart. Click the drop-down on the top right of the Mean Time to Add to Plan section, and select the chart type you want to see.

Remediations by Status and Trend section

This section provides the count and percentages of remediations atwithin each status level. The statuses for remediations are the following:

Possible statuses for remediations are the following:

  • Planned
  • Reopened
  • Complete
  • Disposed

The size of the color-coded bars represents the percentage of remediations in that status in the selected filters.

The data next to the chart presents the trend over the selected time period of the statuses for those remediations.

You can display the data as a line or bar. Click the drop-down on the top right of the Mean Time to Add to Plan section, and select the chart type you want to see.

Disposed Remediation by Reason and Trends section

This section provides the count and percentages of security remediations that were disposed of in the Remediations page and the reasons specified. The reasons for disposed security remediations are the following:

Possible reasons for disposing of a security remediation are the following:

  • Acceptable Risk
  • False Positive
  • Compensating Control

The size of the color-coded bars represents the percentage of disposed remediations in that reason in the selected filters.

The data next to the chart presents the daily trend over the selected time period of the reasons for those disposed security remediations.

You can display the data as a line or bar type. Click the drop-down on the top right of the Mean Time to Add to Plan section, and select the chart type you want to see.