Virus Outbreak Alert

Configure the following event notification to notify administrators when a virus outbreak is detected.

  1. Go to Detections > Notifications > Event Notifications.

    The Event Notifications screen appears.

  2. Click Known Threat Activity.

    A list of events appears.

  3. In the Event column, click Virus outbreak alert.

    The Virus Outbreak Alert screen appears.

  4. Specify the following notification settings.




    Type the number of threats detected by the managed product.

    Affected users/endpoints

    Specify the number of affected users/endpoints.


    Specify the period of time.

  5. Select recipients for the notification.
    1. From the Available Users and Groups list, select contact groups or user accounts.
    2. Click >.

      The selected contact groups or user accounts appear in the Selected Users and Groups list.

  6. Enable one or more of the following notification methods.



    Email message

    To customize the email notification template, use supported token variables or modify the text in the Subject and Message fields.

    For more information, see Standard Token Variables and Known Threat Activity Token Variables.

  7. To test if recipients can receive the event notification, click Test.
  8. Click Save.