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C:D support for Multi Factor Authentication

Incorporate into the C:D security processing to allow for users signing on with multi factor authentication credentials.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration

Remove the need of 'Log on locally' permission for user accounts in Connect:Direct Windows

Remove the need of 'Log on locally' permission for user accounts in Connect:Direct Windows. In our organization providing service accounts with 'Log on locally' permission is picked as a Non-standard security configuration and deviating from our s...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration

Make ECHDE ciphers available for Selection in Connect Direct for IBM i

Current only RSA ciphers are available on Connect Direct for IBM in version 3.8. RSA ciphers are not considered deprecated due to ROBOT vulnerability.
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 5 Not under consideration

Need to be HSPD12 compliant

IRS is trying to get Sterling Connect:Direct 6.1 approved for usage in the IRS and it is being requested that we inquire as to why this product is not HSPD12 compliant?
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration

Need to read/write files to 3rd part encryption format/schema via an I/O exit able to utilize sub processes for the decrypt/encrypt step.

We would be able to read/write to encrypted devices having proprietary formats.
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration

CDW services should be running as non-system and non-admin user account

Our security assessment team found an issue with 'System' running CDW services by default. Although IBM allows a service account to run CDW services, it requires this account to be a member of local admin group. Either method causes security conce...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 0 Not under consideration

Update SNMP support to v3

Security benefits, as per security issues detailed here: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA17-156A
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 2 Not under consideration

Restore the Cipher.txt functionality

In Connect:Direct v4.1 for Unix and v4.6 for Windows, we use the Cipher.txt file to limit the selection of cipher suites to strong ones so the spcli.sh "Display CipherSuites" command only shows what's allowed in the Cipher.txt file. This good secu...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 0 Not under consideration

certificate-based authentication support for CDAIJ and CDW

Many customers from banks need to change their OS users' password every 1 or 3 months for all OS according to their security regulation which means all applications or middleware using the old password must change at the same time. For customers, ...
about 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 2 Not under consideration

CD for system i does not have possibility IFS directories and libraries restriction as on other platforms

In CD for unix is possible to define restriction for download and source directories in user map configuration on local functional user. I do not see this possiblity on CD for system i, Please could you add this functionality also for transfer fro...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration