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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.

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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.

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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.

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Add support for OIDC Session Management

See the official OIDC spec:
7 days ago in Verify Access 0 Future consideration

Partition backup process

When we need to keep current backup partition during the upgrade we need to have possibility in order to skip automatic partition backup creation when the upgrade run. Example: normally the original backup partition is overridden. In a test enviro...
22 days ago in Verify Access 1 Not under consideration

Ability to encrypt snapshots and support files and/or keystores

Currently snapshots and support files will contain the keystore and the stash file, which would allow anyone with access to the snapshot and support files to obtain the private keys for the ISVA infrastructure. There should be a better way to prot...
25 days ago in Verify Access 2 Needs more information

Allow configuration container to run without security context constraint on OpenShift

When running the configuration container, it would be best to not require the SCC in OpenShift so that cluster administrators were not required to setup the project for us.
25 days ago in Verify Access 1 Future consideration

Completely remove U2F API support

It doesn't work in Chrome any more, so we shouldn't include support for it.
25 days ago in Verify Access 1 Future consideration

add option to JSON-escape http request log directives

Some HTTP headers or other data like decoded query strings can contain JSON reserved characters. example: cache-control: no-cache="set-cookie, set-cookie2" The quotes in this string would break a request-log-format string that specified this cooki...
29 days ago in Verify Access 0 Future consideration

SAML 2.0 federation metadata endpoint support

We would like to know if ISVA could support SAML 2.0 federation metadata endpoints as described in the following documentation: see chapter 4 (Metadata Publication and Resolution)
about 1 month ago in Verify Access 1 Not under consideration

Junction Server DN -D match should be case insensitive

When backend server mutual auth happens, the server cert check should be case insensitive or have the option to be case insensitive.
about 1 month ago in Verify Access 0 Future consideration

Verify Access plugin for 3rd party MFA integration for Windows Hello Registration

A prospect is looking at workforce access management use cases and we are proposing Verify Access. One of their use case is to use Windows Hello for passwordless authentication via FIDO2 to their enterprise applications. Now for Windows Hello regi...
about 2 months ago in Verify Access 0 Future consideration

MFA for Windows Hello for business

One of customer is looking for OOTB functionality to leverage MFA capability for windows hello for business registration. From the solution perspective we have proposed IBM Security Verify Access solution. As per the Microsoft link it seems, it s...
about 2 months ago in Verify Access 0 Future consideration