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Qualys: Unit Manager Responsibilities

Unit Managers are individual(s) who are responsible for unit set up/maintenance for their unit

Responsibilities include:

  • Assign responsibilities of the other Qualys roles in the unit: scanners readers, remediation user.
  • Manage users (scanners, readers, remediation user) for the Business Unit. This includes set up, deactivate or reactivate, reset passwords. Assign users to Asset Groups.
  • Identify to University Information Security (email University Information Security) a list of subnets your unit is responsible for. This is used for discovery mapping your section of the network, similar to nmap. Discovery maps are free.
  • Identify to University Information Security (email University Information Security) a list of IP/IP Ranges for systems your unit is responsible for scanning.
  • Set up and maintain the list of IP addresses that are included in the Critical Systems Asset Group for your unit following the naming convention for Asset Groups.
  • Scan all IP addresses in the Critical System Asset Groups.
  • Review and mitigate the vulnerabilities detected.
  • Review open ticket remediation for IP’s assigned to your Business Unit or Asset group.
  • Manage the other Asset Groups that you create to meet your scanning/reporting needs, following the naming convention for Asset Groups.
  • Discovery map your section of the network at least monthly and review the Map reports for unknown devices.

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