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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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IBM is transforming its request for enhancement (RFE) process. The purpose of the transformation is to provide a more consistent experience for you to submit requests and to enable IBM product owners to respond to your requests more quickly. For more information click here.

Start by posting ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,
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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.

Customer requires complete encryption of all objects stored at rest in B2Bi/SFG database including trading partner information

Requirement has been stated by customer that all columns in the B2Bi/SFG database be encrypted, beyond what is hashed (passwords) and at-rest encryption (documents). This would include more recent sensitive information such as user names, IPs and host names, etc. Whole disk or database encryption is not a satisfactory alternative since SQL actions from an authorized user to the database can retrieve the information in-the-clear. This would include custom property files stored in the database as well as customer_overrides.properties in the database since often these contain user names and connectivity information to LDAP.
  • Guest
  • Dec 3 2021
  • Future consideration

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