Overview

Building your organization's hierarchical structure into Brinqa applications allows you to create reports and filters that display data by those groups. Having data associated with organizational units makes it easier to identify the business context of threats. The articles listed below cover how to build organizational structure into your system.

By default, Brinqa applications start with the following hierarchical structure: Host > Business Service > Business Unit > Division > Company > Location.

The specific attributes that organizational units have can be modified by making changes to their data models.

Locations
Locations are the highest level of the organizational hierarchy by default. They are often used to represent particular data centers. This article explains how to create locations in your application.

Companies
Companies are the second highest level of the organizational hierarchy by default and have locations as parents. Multiple companies can exist and companies can be parents to other companies, allowing further subdivision of data. This article explains how to create companies in your application.

Divisions
Divisions are the third highest level of the organizational hierarchy by default and have companies as parents. This article explains how to create divisions in your application.

Business Units
Business units are the fourth highest level of the organizational hierarchy by default and have divisions as parents. This article explains how to create business units in your application.

Departments
Departments are outside of the organizational hierarchy by default, but can be added in at the appropriate level for your business. This article explains how to create departments in your application.