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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.


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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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Guardium supports Multi-factor authentication (MFA) services

Guardium supports DUO as a MFA authentication services. Most of our customers are using different MFA solutions such as Symantec, Okta, Ping, IBM Verify etc. We need more generic way to integrate our portal to MFA solutions.
over 1 year ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Other 1 Future consideration

Option to exclude system tables by DB platform from classifier scan

Classifier should by default exclude system tables from the scan. Each DB platform has well defined system tables where users / apps don't touch. In a large environment where you have tens and thousands of DBs to scan, if the classifier automatica...
over 1 year ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Other 5 Future consideration

Entitlement assessment builder required for making Entitlement Reports scanning and reporting scaleable (similar to what we have for VA)

Entitlement Reports (ER) implementation in Guardium consists of a set of pre-defined Custom tables that can be scheduled for population via pre-defined queries. As of today, ER feature is not scalable for the following reasons:1) There are no grda...
7 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Other 1 Future consideration

Configuring Data Archive - Limit S3 API call from guardium UI for a specific folder only instead of entire bucket

Configuring Data Archive - Limit S3 API call from guardium UI for a specific folder only instead of entire bucketFound issues while guardium is trying to test connection with s3 because it was trying to read all the objects in the bucket, which co...
8 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Other 1 Planned for future release

Ability to exclude DB/schema/Table at the datasouce/process level

The Classifier should also allow global DB/Schema/Table exclusion at the scenario level along within each rules. At the moment if you want to exclude schema/tables/fields you need to do that inside each rule. If you have a scenario where you have ...
over 1 year ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Other 6 Future consideration

Add KMS key support for AWS S3 bucket configuration

Currently Guardium doesn't support KMS key to configure the AWS S3 bucket. Guardium backup and archive GUI option needs to provide otion to enter KMS key to configure S3 bucket for backup / archive.
10 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Other 1 Future consideration

Option to remove duplicate results from consecutive overlapping classifier scan results

If the same classifier process run more than once and Guardium is sending the results to an external system through Audit process. There is no option to remove duplicates. Currently this option exists for report tasks for DAM activity audit proces...
over 1 year ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Other 5 Future consideration

Classifier scan should read the catalog information once and evaluate all the catalog rules

In a large database environment, ie Teradata, there could be huge number of system/ catalog information. Each read can be costly. If you have a classifier policy with many rules, ie: GDPR template, the cost of reading this static information per r...
over 1 year ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Other 5 Future consideration

Exclude empty schema or schema lacking objects from consecutive classification scan

In Teradata there can be tens and thousands of user accounts and they appear as empty schemas. During the scans each classifier rule throws an error stating the result set contains zero rows. Each of these errors cost half a second or more delay/p...
over 1 year ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Other 5 Future consideration

Schedule classifier process on MU from CM

Currently there is no centralized approch to schedule classifier process. You need to log in to individual appliance to schedule the classifier process. In a large environment you have multiple applainces that run the classifier processes. It will...
over 1 year ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium Other 2 Future consideration