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Status Delivered
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 8, 2018

Ability to reject user access at proxy before authentication check

We would like the ability to create a proxy filter (blacklist) to block unknown user names that result in failed authentication attempts. Many of these attempts come from both domestic and foreign nations, so IP whitelisting is not useful to restrict this. A goal of the requested feature is to drop network connection based on user names identified as frequently and repetitively trying to gain access (bruteforce) to the system. This is in accordance with NYS gov't security policy initiative to apply the principle of least privilege to IT systems/services exposed to public networks.
DeveloperWorks ID DW_ID113153
RTC ID RTC_ID556203
Link to original RFE http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=113153
  • Admin
    VIJAY CHOUGULE
    Mar 14, 2019

    The Proxy blacklisting feature is implemented in IBM Secure Proxy 6.0 release which is Generally available now.

  • Guest
    Jan 21, 2018

    This would benefit all industries at large.