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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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144 VOTE

More Finegrained Permission on Admin Tab

Currently, defining a security role with admin privileges is limited. One can only specify 'Administrator Manager', 'Remote Networks and Services Configuration' and 'System Administrator'. This is clearly insufficient and we need more finegrained ...
almost 8 years ago in QRadar Security Info and Event Management 2 Not under consideration
136 VOTE

Allow Fields to be set Mandatory by Condition(s)

I request the ability to set mandatory requirements for Fields using conditions, much like how conditions are are used to trigger Rules. There are a few reasons why I would like to have this ability: We've found out that having any field within th...
over 4 years ago in QRadar SOAR / Process design 7 Future consideration
132 VOTE

QRadar Community Edition (CE) version 7.5.0 or later

Several users have created support forum requests for an update to QRadar Community Edition (CE) to bring the release up to a newer QRadar version. I discussed this issue with Product Management (PM) and the goal of this Idea is for users to vote ...
7 months ago in QRadar Security Info and Event Management 49 Future consideration
125 VOTE

Modifying a search without having to re-enter all values

Add the ability to modify a search or quick search without having to re-enter all values or parameters again.
over 4 years ago in QRadar Security Info and Event Management 2 Planned for future release
108 VOTE

Ability to Schedule Custom Reports

Ability to schedule & send out custom reports with option to filter for any fields. Example use case: Resilient to send out a daily report to each user with their open tickets, percentage of tasks completed for each ticket, days since each tic...
over 4 years ago in QRadar SOAR / Reporting & metrics 7 Future consideration
107 VOTE

Full-Featured Email Client Module

Investigation of incidents very often requires extensive email communication with incident contacts (reporting individuals, system owners, managers, witnesses etc.). Resilient should have an in-built email integration (similar to most helpdesk or ...
about 2 years ago in QRadar SOAR / Collaboration / Email 6 Future consideration
102 VOTE

Parent/Child incident relationships

Parent” to “Child” relationships. I.e. – We have an incident that occurs and following that incident there are several other incidents that are related to the “Master” (basically all root cause details are the same) IE: Phishing. The incident is ...
about 4 years ago in QRadar SOAR / Process design 11 Future consideration
101 VOTE

Add the feature that also supports older operating systems and DBMS.

//* the present behavior *// The current Guardium S-TAP for Db2 on z/OS V10.1.3 does not support older OS (like z/OS V2.1) and Db2 that became to be EOS. And the same as V11. Here are the description in the two documents. (1) S-TAP for z/OS V10.1....
about 1 year ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium for System Z 2 Not under consideration

Support CIDR in Reference set

Allow reference set to support CIDR
about 3 years ago in QRadar Security Info and Event Management 3 Planned for future release

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