June 10, 2016

A new dashboard - simply dashing!

We're excited to show you our freshly redesigned dashboard. We've released it to some of our customers, and we'll roll it out to everyone else over the coming week. We've made it easier to get key metrics and performance indicators for your app's security. With these at your fingertips you can assess how your company's security posture is changing month-on-month, determine where your at-risk users are, and make informed decisions for better security.

Assess how your company's security posture is changing month-on-month, determine where your at-risk users are, and make informed decisions for better security

The map is still there, showing you a realtime view of where in the world your traffic is coming from, and which events are looking risky. The whole dashboard is near-realtime, so as traffic comes to your site your dashboard will automatically refresh with the latest information.

The first row of metrics under the map show sets of two numbers: the total over the last thirty days, and how much of a change has been seen compared to the thirty days before that. For example, the number of confirmed threats detected this month compared to last month. When that number is trending down, pat yourself on the back!

We have two graphs under that. The first, "Alerts", shows the ratio of risky events compared to background activity. If you get a big boost in traffic, you'd expect the number of alerts to go up too, but still remain at the same proportion. If the big percentage is headed down, it means your traffic is getting safer.
Next to that is a graph showing the number of logins - hopefully this one keeps growing as your user base and engagement increase. It will also show you when failed logins and password resets occur, if you're tracking those.

This next section is great for reporting to your C-Suite. On the left, the number of responses should be high and increasing. It means that your users are engaging with the "Was This You?" security emails being sent to them. On the right we see the responses. Perhaps counter-intuitively, you want the number of "No, this wasn't me!" to be increasing. It indicates that the accuracy of the notifications being sent is improving. As our machine learning algorithms learn more about your users, it'll send out fewer but more accurate notifications.

The final set of bar graphs give you a bit more detail on the types of risks we're seeing. You might be interested to know how many devices on average your user has, or what the typical risk distribution is of your traffic. You can determine where your riskiest traffic originates from; this information helps you identify demographics with a higher risk of account compromise, allowing you to target them with security education content.

Identify demographics with a higher risk of account compromise, and target them with security education content.

We hope you love the new dashboard as much as we do. Sign up for a free account now to get frictionless security for your users, and actionable metrics for you.

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