Count Widgets

Use numerical widgets to visualize the count of mathematical operation. Use the search query to get the data. You could also compare numbers with multiple queries.

Build Numerical Widget Type

Perform the following steps to build a count widget:

1. On the dashboard, click the Add Widget button. The widget library is displayed.

2. Click Build your widget.

3. On the right panel, select Numerical widget.

4. On the left pane, select Vulnerability Management application.

5. Provide a name for the widget and enable the Show description on widget check box to display widget description.

6. Select the Function Type as Count.

7. Choose Regular as Widget Representation.

8. Click the Query Settings.

9. Choose the Display result as:

Unique Vulnerability Count Examples

10. Define the search query. The count of the search query is displayed in the widget.

For information on search queries, refer to Search Tutorial. Using the Search Action Menu  search action menu, you can view the frequently-used QQL queries, save, and manage them with ease. Looking for the  different actions on the search queries, see Search Actions.

11. Select the Compare with another reference query check box if you want to compare two data points in a single widget.

12. Define the search query for the second data point. The count of the search query is displayed in the widget for comparison.

13. Provide a label to be displayed on the widget for the comparison of the two data points.

14. Select the comparison for the two data points. Choose if the second data point is superset, subset, or a distinct set of the first query you provided.

Once you build the queries, you can configure additional parameters for the widget such as enabling trending, widget preferences, and widget rules.

You can view the preview of the widget and configure the parameters as per your requirement. Click Add to Dashboard to complete widget creation and view the widget on the dashboard.

Depending on the various combinations of data list you choose, you could build different numerical widgets. The following screenshot is an example of Numerical widget:

Example of Numerical Widget