Notification Policies in WhatsUp Gold enable you to ensure critical application, host, and network infrastructure controls follow a shared sequence of awareness and chain of escalation and responsibility.
Tip: Implementing escalation policies enables effective incident and risk management. These policies enable you to associate monitors and thresholds with comprehensive alert notification schedules. These controls help your site comply with critical aspects of security management and information assurance specifications such as HIPAA, PCI, SOX and so on.
Click the graph icon in the New/Edit Notification Policy dialog box to see a graphical representation of this escalation schedule . For example, the following selection:
—generates an escalation graph like this: