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IBM Security Ideas Portal

Shape the future of IBM Security

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including the product roadmap, by submitting enhancement ideas that matter to you the most.

Here's how it works:

Post your ideas

Start by posting ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and vote for them if they matter to you,

  1. Post an idea

  2. Vote for ideas that matter most to you

  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea

Help IBM prioritize your ideas and requests

The IBM team may need your help to refine the ideas so they may ask for more information or feedback. The offering manager team will then decide if they can begin working on your idea. If they can start during the next development cycle, they will put the idea on the priority list. Each team at IBM works on a different schedule, where some ideas can be implemented right away, others may be placed on a different schedule.

Receive notification on the decision

Some ideas can be implemented at IBM, while others may not fit within the development plans for the product. In either case, the team will let you know as soon as possible. In some cases, we may be able to find alternatives for ideas which cannot be implemented in a reasonable time.

Post an Idea

To post a new idea - click on the "Add a new idea" button and where asked select the appropriate category this idea relates to. Provide requested information to allow us to get a better understanding of your request.

"Missing" Security Products?

If you cannot find the IBM Security product you are looking for then it is probably located in the IBM Security Private Ideas Portal. Check that site to open an idea.

Idea visibility

All ideas submitted via this portal are visible to all other portal users, though personal information fields remain hidden. If you would rather have your idea visible to only you and IBM then use the IBM Security Private Ideas Portal instead.

Please note: The purpose of the Ideas Portal is to tap the creativity of the IBM Security community so that we can enhance our products for everyone! If you need to report a defect or get help, please use our normal support channel. Click here to open a support ticket.

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Resilient SDK Development Image

I have been working on creating a development environment that I can just create, develope, test, and package integrations. Resilient-Circuits was extremely easy to do this as the export the functions and install using pip was all you had to do. W...
almost 2 years ago in QRadar SOAR / Automations / Integrations 1 Not under consideration

Step-back in workflow

Currently it is not possible to re-enable under certain conditions a closed task inside the playbook designer. However some playbooks require to ask analyst few questions and depending on his answers to go back to a certain previous step inside th...
over 4 years ago in QRadar SOAR / Automations / Process design 5 Future consideration

Addition of "Post & Complete Task" Button besides "Post, Cancel" buttons in Task->Notes page

In Tasks tab, user is able to add a Note into the Task. There are situations where user add a Note, then click 'Post', before they will proceed to click "Complete and Close" button on top right to mark the Task as complete. If possible, add in a s...
about 2 months ago in QRadar SOAR / Automations 0 Future consideration

add "email message" object type to IBM SOAR playbooks

As the playbooks are the future , "email message " object type is needed to created playbooks for incoming emails. currently it is available in rules but playbooks are the next version of rules
6 months ago in QRadar SOAR / Automations 0 Future consideration

Make Artifacts of an incident available from a script.

This is a feature that is already part of the REST API so it should be possible to access these artifacts from incident level local scripts as well. This could be used to verify artifacts when an incident value is changed. this could be used to pr...
almost 4 years ago in QRadar SOAR / Automations 4 Future consideration

Add Minute granularity Date options to Notifications/Rules

Add better Date/Time granularity when setting Conditions in Notifications and Rules. Currently the most granular timeframe available is 1 Day (passed by/is within). At a minimum, this Date granularity should be in minutes. When setting notificatio...
over 4 years ago in QRadar SOAR / Automations 7 Planned for future release

Automatic and Manual Activations for the same Playbook

I think it would be helpful be able to create an automatic and a manual activation for the same playbook. Right now you would have to manually duplicate the playbook and have two playbooks - one with the manual activation and the other with the au...
8 months ago in QRadar SOAR / Automations / Process design 2 Future consideration

Time based automatic rule conditions

Scheduled task is a basic and important feature for any automation use-case. If we can define time based conditions on automatic rule creation wizard, any action can be triggered for defined time. Time condition can be a specific time or repetable...
over 2 years ago in QRadar SOAR / Automations 3 Future consideration

Ctrl+C in Playbook Designer

Ctrl+C does not copy values within playbook designer (at least on firefox). This has been rather frustrating as I'm starting to build playbooks. To copy I currently have to right click and select copy.
3 months ago in QRadar SOAR / Automations 0 Under review

Allow Editing the Order of Playbook First True Conditions

Within the documentation for playbook conditions, it notes: If you set the Condition point to First true condition, the conditions are evaluated in the order that you create them. If you need to change the order, you must delete then add the condi...
4 months ago in QRadar SOAR / Automations 0 Under review