About viewing the summary and detailed data

Policy runs report security compliance issues for analysis and correction. Symantec Enterprise Security Manager presents its findings in either a summary or detailed format.

The summary data provides an overall picture of the organization's security. The detailed information provides information on specific security violations. Symantec Enterprise Security Manager helps focus your efforts on critical security issues through identification and presentation of compliance issues in multiple formats.

You can access summary data in the summary branch of the enterprise tree. The summary branch displays information in named nodes.

Figure: Summary branch nodes illustrates the nodes in the summary branch.

Figure: Summary branch nodes

Summary branch nodes

The detailed data describes the specific security issues that exist on a host computer. You can access this data by expanding a module in the summary branch and clicking a policy run node. The information appears in grid format.

The detailed information includes the following: