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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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zSecure Audit

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zSecure - XML Creation and eMailing (CSSIDs other than IBM-1047)

When creating an XML file for emailing via our z/OS SMTP server, the CSSID translation table it uses is IBM-1141, and not the usual IBM-1047. We then get unrecognised characters in the .xml file, which doesn't display on our Windows browsers. We'd...
5 months ago in zSecure Audit 0 Future consideration

For NEWLIST HEADER=CSVT allow for the setting of file type and file name

Using HEADER=CSVT on an emailed report the attached file has a TXT extension and a file name of CSDATAU. CSVT means a comma delimited file with titles, why not create the attachment as a CSV extension, or allow the customer to set the extension. W...
9 months ago in zSecure Audit 0 Future consideration

An enhancement is required to report the externalized SAF name for STIG Report ZJES0032

zSecure Audit Report ZJES0032, reports a non-compliant state for the Profile HSAP.OJT.OFF1.JT in class Writer. However we have a profile created for this case HASP.OJT.OFF*.JT. Even that is present we get that non-compliant state in Report ZJES003...
about 1 year ago in zSecure Audit 1 Future consideration

C2RP3@@D Event log record detail information shows identical SAF key and SAF name without explanation.

C2RP3@@D Event log record detail information shows identical SAF key and SAF name without explanation. And explanation for the case the product chose to use a SAF key, even though it doesn't exist might be helpful for less experienced administrato...
about 1 year ago in zSecure Audit 0 Future consideration

Performance improvements for running evaluation for non-compliant STIG report; AU;R;E

Current CPU consumption to run a non-compliant STIG evaluation is too great, making this feature of zSecure Audit unusable.
about 1 year ago in zSecure Audit 0 Future consideration

List of STC names in STIG rule RACF0660 should be customizable

RACF0660 reports the following STC's as incompliant on our systems: SY9001 SYS1.PROCLIB(GTZ) SY9001 SYS1.PROCLIB(IEESYSAS) SY9001 SYS1.PROCLIB(INIT) SY9001 SYS1.PROCLIB(NET) SY9001 SYS1.PROCLIB(NFSCLNT) SY9001 SYS1.PROCLIB(NFSSERV) SY9001 SYS1.PRO...
over 8 years ago in zSecure Audit 0 Future consideration

Functions required to do SMF reporting with CARLA

It should be possible to: - use functions like add, subtract, divide on decimal fields- Formatting decimal fields (for example insert a decimal point to format centiseconds or number of blocks)- do a Subselect on SMF_Section (for example to filter...
over 9 years ago in zSecure Audit 2 Future consideration