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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.

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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,

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Guardium Insights

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#cpfield Additional GI/PrivilegedVault integration use case -- add user checkout/checkin activities in regular reports

This is the more common use case for Guardium/PrivilegedVault integration. Current GI / Privileged Vault integration adds additional data in Risk Engine pages. But the more common scenario would be to be able to correlate the end user names from P...
10 days ago in Guardium Insights 0 Submitted

GDP Data Archive Ingestion into Guardium Insights

We would like the ability to ingest GDP Data Archive files into GI so we can back load data currently stored for compliance purposes. This will allow us to not have to restore data on the GDP appliances when requests for archived data come in. It ...
about 1 month ago in Guardium Insights 1 Submitted

Administration Reports

Customer'd like to check: DB2 utilization (disk usage). Maybe DB top tables. POD health check. They don't wanna to open openshift console to check ICS and GI pod to check it. Some reports like our GDP reports.
about 2 months ago in Guardium Insights 2 Submitted

Allow filtering Full SQL reports by Verb or Object

Not only for GDP compatibility - reports to cover basic use cases like showing what is being changed in a DML statement or what changes are being made to a table in the sensitive tables group can't be done in GI! One must either use the Activity d...
about 2 months ago in Guardium Insights 0 Submitted

Export reports as PDF

Both scheduled and online reports should have a PDF option. Not only is the PDF format friendlier and more acceptable than CSV in certain circles, but having PDF output is an existing feature that many GDP users would expect to have in GI, so exis...
about 2 months ago in Guardium Insights 0 Planned for future release

Make relative date specification compatible with GDP options

Existing GDP users wishing to port GDP audit processes to GI are unable to do so because all relative date options available in scheduled reports are relative to the current execution time, and only LAST 3h, 24h, 7d, or 30d options are available. ...
about 2 months ago in Guardium Insights 0 Is a defect

Integration with Service Now to reconcile activity with change orders

Customers want to pull in change control records and be able to exclude reviewing session information for the relevant DBA/App user sessions. Some customers built their customizations in GDP but if we can do it in Guardium Insights, that would be ...
2 months ago in Guardium Insights 1 Not under consideration

#cpfield Audit records around GI Group changes

Client needed to go through internal ticketing/approvals when they make changes to Guardium groups. Whether it be groups being used by a Policy or by Risk event calculations, it affects how Guardium logs / alerts / calculating risk events. For exa...
3 months ago in Guardium Insights 1 Functionality already exists

#cpfield Adding custom groups to GI Risk Event calculation

Add “risky user groups” or custom groups to risk event calculation — Sample use case -- Employees who failed internal phishing tests are less “security-conscious” and they are considered ”risky user group” in the company.  Perhaps their clientIPs ...
3 months ago in Guardium Insights 1 Needs more information

Risk Analysis based on custom attributes

The outlier/risk analysis of the engine is currently based on OOTB attributes such as DB User, Server IP or Database Name. Tha GI administrator should be able to customize on which attributes the algorithm should run. i.e. in many deployments the ...
3 months ago in Guardium Insights 0 Under review