Top Ten Malware Report
The 'Top Ten Malware' report provides information on the malware that has most affected the selected endpoints in the network. ESM ranks the malware identified at various target computers based on their number of appearances. The 'Top Ten Malware' report gives details on the malware that are at the first ten positions. The report enables the administrator to learn on what type of malware the network is prone to and to take necessary actions to safeguard the network against them.
To generate a 'Top Ten Malware' report click the 'top 10' tile from the 'reports gallery' screen.
The 'Create Top 10 Malware Report' wizard will start.
Step 1 - Selecting Targets
The 'Select Targets' screen will appear:
Select the group from the left hand side pane and select the member endpoint(s) for which you wish to generate the 'Top 10 Malware' report from the right hand side pane
Swipe the screen to the left or click the right arrow to move to step 2
The next step is to choose the time period for which the report should include the top 10 malware identified.
Specify the period start and end dates in the respective text fields in MM/DD/YYYY format. Alternatively, clicking the calendar icon at the right end of the text box displays a calendar to select the dates.
Generate downloadable report file - Select this option if you need to print or archive the report. You can choose the printable file to be generated in portable document (.pdf) or spreadsheet (.xls) format. On completion, the report generated can be downloaded to the administrator's computer.
Step 4 - Generate Report
Click the Finish icon or swipe the screen to left to start generating the report.
The 'reports explorer' screen will be opened with the running reports tab selected. All the reports being generated currently will be listed with their status.
On completion of required report generation, select the report and click the details icon . The report page will be displayed.
The report will display a bar graph representation of comparison of the malware in terms of their number of occurrences and a list of top 10 malware with details on number of appearances and the target computer(s) at which the malware is detected.
Available Report Filters
The report screen allows the administrator to optimize the search by using the filter option. The available filters for the Top 10 Malware report are:
Malware - Searches the report based on the malware's name.
Number of appearances - Filters the report based on the number of times the malware has affected the endpoints..
To filter the results:
Click the filter icon in the respective column header to search for a particular item.
Type or enter the filter criteria fully or partly or select and click 'Apply'.
Only the entries that match the criteria will be displayed in the report.
Click 'Reset' to display all the items.
Downloading the Report
If the administrator had opted for generating a printable report file in step 2, the report can be downloaded by clicking the Download icon at the bottom of the report page.