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Security

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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.
over 6 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 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 5 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...
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration

Passwordless connection to built-in local PostgreSQL

This enhancement should allow to use alternate access options to local PostgreSQL other than locally encrypted password to PostgreSQL user. Proposed solutions include: certificate-based authentication (preferred, if technically feasable) password ...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 2 Future consideration

Quantum safe encryption for Connect:Direct data exchange

All Connect:Direct customers
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 2 Not under consideration

Ability to allow Control Center Director to update C:D / File Agent passwords

Many companies, especially financial institutions, have corporate security policies that require all application passwords be updated on a regular basis. In order to do this with the Connect:Direct (C:D) application, a human has to log in to the n...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Future consideration

Provide control over who can use the SNODEID parameter

This idea was previously raised for CDz CONDIRECTZ-I-8, however, it was informed by CDz L3 that the enhancement in CDz will not be able to work on remote Distributed CD nodes. Therefore, this request is raised for similar function on distributed p...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Planned for future release

Security enhancement in GUI: would it be possible to add GUI session timeout parameter which would lock session or log off user ?

this request came from security team/audit, they believe it would improve product security
about 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 4 Functionality already exists

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...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 0 Not under consideration

CIphers configuration for Connect Direct Web Services

Connect Direct Web Services configuration should allow to limit list of allowed ciphers. Similar functionality is present for protocol configuration under "server.ssl.enabled-protocols”. Support for similar parameter e.g. "server.ssl.enabled-ciphe...
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Planned for future release