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The Sterling Proxy is our gateway between
the internet and SFG. As such, we are
exposed to attempts to guess user IDs
using brutefore methods.
The raw internal logs show each event and
contain the IP address, Time, username and
number of failed authentication attempts.
I believe it would be useful to create a
built-in Sterling report that can provide
information according to a selectable
timeframe, which contains, IP address,
number of attempts, userIDs used in
attack. Selectable time frame would be
monthly for automated creation and user
selectable for one off report creation.
|What is your industry?||Government|
How will this idea be used?
Security personnel monitor attempt
activity and may involve other units to
block specific IPs.
This enhancement could also be used, if
implemented, in conjunction with RFE:
"Ability to reject user access at proxy
before authentication check" ID:113153 to
identify userIDs to be blocked.
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