Tell me about security events

We start monitoring your web applications right away after you've completed the getting started steps. You'll see events detected in the last 24 hours on the Events tab. Tip - You can adjust this timing in the filters section.


Events are web site security violations detected by a WAF firewall you've deployed using your virtual platform. Our service monitors your web applications for security violations according to the policies you've applied to them.

Hover over an event and select View Event Details from the Quick Actions menu. Show meShow me

The Events tab showing event information for a web application.

Yes, it's easy. Just select the events and then choose "Mark as False positive" from the Actions menu.

Tip - Events marked as false positive won't appear in the event list unless you turn on the Include False Positive filter.

Once included in your filters you'll see False positive icon in the event details.

Flagging events is a way to mark events for future reference. A yellow flag  a flag shown for flagged events. indicates a flagged event.

How do I flag an event? Just click flag indicating events that are not flagged. to the left of the web application name. To flag multiple events, select the events and then choose "Mark as flagged" from the Actions menu.  

Want to see all your flagged events? Select the Status called Flagged Only under Filter Results (in left column).

Archiving is a way to remove events from your view without actually deleting them. Archived events will not be used in the calculations for your dashboard statistics and, by default, they do not appear in your event list.

How do I do this? Select the events to archive, then select Archive from the Actions menu.

How do I view archived events? Under Filter Results select the Status called Archived only. You'll see The button to view the archieved events in event details.

Go to your Events list, identify the security event you want to allow and choose Create exception from the Quick Actions menu. Review the exception details and feel free to update or remove rule conditions. Then click OK. We'll add the exception rule to your firewall. The exception is deployed to the WAF appliances that are protecting the application where the event was detected.

You'll see Exception icon in the event and rule details.

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