This page provides information about product lifecycle dates for IBM product versions and releases. (IBM Security SiteProtector System , IBM Security. To connect to SiteProtector for the first time, you must download, install, and start the SiteProtector Console on your computer. The SiteProtector System includes several components.
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SiteProtector System components
Dual authorization is now available for creating, promoting, enabling, and disabling quarantine rules. If your time zone has a minute offset, you can now specify that offset to improve the consistency of the reported summary and detailed event data.
Configuring the Console timeout settings in Session Management Configuring maximum concurrent Console sessions in Session Management Configuring login banner options in Login Settings Monitoring active sessions in Active Sessions By default, the “Manage Login and Sessions” permission is assigned siteprptector the Administrator user group.
There is a new “Manage Email Settings” permission that controls whether you can specify an email server or configure email notifications.
Health check alert for the Agent Manager when certificates are close to expiring Health check alert for the X-Press Update Server when certificates are close to expiring Notifications about certificate expiration health checks can be set to repeat periodically. SecureSync is an optional component and requires a separate license. Sensor siheprotector Manages the command and control activities of agents, such as the command to start or to stop collecting events.
The SiteProtector report options include graphical summary and compliance information that managers need to assess the state of their security. The existing, manually configured, two-factor authentication takes precedence over the new Windows authentication feature.
Installing and starting the SiteProtector Console
Download and install the Certificate Management tool. The integrity of audit events is also protected and is now shown in audit reports. The “Manage Login and Sessions” permission now controls the following System Administration settings: By default, the “Manage Siiteprotector Settings” permission is assigned to the Administrator and Analyst user groups.
If you run the Console without administrator rights, and you attempt an action that requires those rights, you must authenticate before you perform the action.
The Site Database SiteProtector database stores raw agent data, occurrence metrics statistics for security events that siteprotectof triggered by agentsgroup information, command and control data, and the status of X-Press Updates XPUs. You can now run the SiteProtector Console without having administrator rights.
Agent Manager This topic describes the Agent Manager. Archive integrity is checked when you import archived events. Certificate changes and new Certificate Management tool. The Update Server eliminates the need to download updates for similar products more than once.
Also, any communication session that fails due to a revoked certificate is now logged. You can now explicitly check for revoked certificates. If you use two-factor authentication but siteprotectro to use Windows authentication instead, archive and remove the existing authentication. New health checks The following health checks are new: Single sign-on and two-factor authentication You can now configure SiteProtector to use your Windows credentials to ibk you in to SiteProtector.
The Welcome page for the online help now includes new links: Dual authorization, introduced in SiteProtector version 3. An Agent Manager is installed automatically with the Express and the Recommended installation options. The SecureSync component provides a structured method for implementing a failover and disaster recovery solution for the SiteProtector System.
The Agent Manager does the following things: The SecurityFusion Module uses advanced analysis techniques and escalates high-impact attacks to help you focus on the most important attack activity. To access the tool: You monitor events, schedule scans, generate reports, and configure agents from the Console. Informational, Health warning, and Health failure. The Event Archiver stores event data and improves system performance by reducing the number of events that the Site Database must store.
IBM support – Software lifecycle – IBM Security SiteProtector System (and 3 others)
Dual Authorization and quarantine rules Dual authorization is now available for creating, promoting, enabling, and disabling quarantine rules. Notification categories were changed from severity levels to clearer descriptions: Archive integrity is now enforced for archived events and for the Event Archiver. The SiteProtector System is now supported on: The Event Collector manages events from sensors and vulnerability data from scanners in real time.
The SiteProtector Core includes these components: The SecurityFusion Module increases your ability to quickly identify and respond to critical threats on your Site. The content that they contained is integrated into the online help.
IBM Security SiteProtector System V3.1.1 documentation
Due to the way event data is summarized, there can be a difference between summary event data and detailed event data. The Console is the main user interface for the SiteProtector System. Usage instructions are included with the Certificate Management tool.