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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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IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment

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Performance enhancement between Central Manager and Managed Units for VA

Performance issue due to latency between Central Manager and Managed Unit. In the currecnt architecture Managed Unit is querying Central Manager for every single VA test per database. Instead of querying Central Manager for every single test we sh...

VA new column grantee in TEST_RESULT_DETAIL table

One major step after receiving Guardium scans is to parse out the grantee value from the result_detail table. Adding a 'grantee' column to this table would dramatically reduce processing efforts of customers. The grantee field identifies the accou...
2 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment 2 Planned for future release

Keep Updated to support external password capabilities - Upload CSV to Create/Update Datasources

A feature was added to be able to upload new and updates to existing datasources. This capability was not updated to allow customers to update external password capabilities when those features were added. Please update the 'Upload CSV to Create/U...
about 2 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment 1 Under review

jobqueue.log recommendations

Add the ability to modify the log rotate settings for the jobqueue.log. Add the ability to modify the file size for jobqueue.log file. Review the entries for the jobqueue.log and remove duplicate and/or unnecessary entries to reduce the size of th...
about 2 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment 1 Under review

Add Tenable Nessus Agent to the Appliance OS

Add the Tenable Nessus Agent to the Appliance OS. Allow for it to be enabled or disabled. Allow for it to be configured to talk to Tenable Security Center. Justification: Federal Agencies are required to scan all hosts (with credentials) per Bindi...
about 2 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment 1 Under review

VA Support for MarkLogic Databases

Our company has MarkLogic databases and we'd love to have Guardium VA assessments for this database type.
about 2 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment 1 Under review

Please fix Oracle Test 176 - No Public Access To Sensitive Packages

This test is only defining the object granted to public but it is not defining the level of permissions. This is especially important when there may be more than one set of permissions granted to the same object. The standard for Guardium tests is...
9 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment 2 Future consideration

Enable Encryption for All VA Datasource Types!

At least Sybase and Informix datasources do not support encryption. Through a recent DHS requirement all sensitive data (including vulnerability scan data) shall be encrypted in transit. With IBM being a security product it is essential IBM Securi...
9 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment 1 Planned for future release

Expand Datasource Groups based on criteria options

There are limited fields that you can use in criteria to create datasource groups. Please expand capability to use all datasource fields and include a regex/wildcard matching capability on certain fields such as datasource name, comments etc. Plea...
10 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment 1 Future consideration

Add Support for UNISYS Database Vulnerability Scanning

Please add Guardium VA capabilities for UNISYS Databases.
10 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment 2 Future consideration