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Status Future consideration
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on May 7, 2020

IP + User_Id whitelisting

SSP supports IP or User_Id whitelisting only but not a combo ( IP + User_id). We need to ability to whitelist IPs for a given User_id. This way, if a rouge employee left the firm but carries the user_id credential, he can't login from other location. This is a new security requirement some of our clients are demanding. Please treat this as urgent critical feature to be rollout in near future release.

What is your industry? Banking
How will this idea be used?

We want to whitelist IPs + User_Id together as a set of rules in SSP. If a user_id comes in with different IP, this user can't connect or blocked.

Ideally, this rule can be set at protocol level so we don't have to update each adapter.

  • Admin
    VIJAY CHOUGULE
    Jul 1, 2020

    Thanks for submitting an enhancement request. We would review it further to address this in one of the future releases.