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Implement the latest CIS Benchmark controls to SCC v2 Scanning Portal - Security & Compliance Center

Please implement the latest CIS Benchmark controls to SCC v2 Scanning Portal.IBM SCC v2 Scanning portal have missing the controls as listed below. It is important to have them added to be in alignment with the latest CIS Benchmark. Also, for the p...
9 months ago in Security 4 Future consideration

Add comment field in SecurityGroup- and ACL-Rules

We have a lot (>100 rules) in several ACLs and we also have a lot of SecurityGroups which also contains a lot of rules. Currently it is not possible to add a comment to these rules which makes it difficult to identify the reason and the rationa...
3 months ago in Security 1 Future consideration

Classic infrastructure VLANs - trunk several servers at a time

When trunking a VLAN to servers in classic infra, the servers choice is currently a radio button, which forces to trunk them one by one. It would be nice if it was a checkboxes list instead of radio buttons, alowwing to select several servers in o...
5 months ago in Network 0 Future consideration

Add more languages to the 5250 web console

I have opened an IBM Cloud support case #CS3709065 When retrieving the available languages on the Web UI or with IBM Cloud CLI on SAO instances (same in Dallas and WDC and I guess on all countries) we can see these: 939 Japan (Latin Extended) 939 ...
6 months ago in Virtual Servers 5 Future consideration

The Current IBM CIS Benchmark Scan has a bug/flaw in few of the Controls

1) Ensure Cloud Object Storage encryption is enabled with BYOK Ensure Cloud Object Storage encryption is enabled with KYOK Ensure Block Storage is encrypted with BYOK Ensure Block Storage is encrypted with KYOK These 4 controls Due to a flaw in...
5 months ago in Storage 0 Future consideration

Functionality of Event Driven Automation using Ansible or inhouse automation tools like shell script or webhooks

We have Security and compliance center giving us a snapshot of security and compliance of our infrastructure based on profile we attach. We want to automate the outcomes of ant control by notifications or events to emails, webhooks, ITSM tools and...
3 months ago in Compliance 6 Future consideration

Virtualization of High Cost Hardware

Moving hardware solutions to virtual changes our costs from fixed to a variable based on traffic, and customers, and consolidates our platform to our SDN. This allows us to pay for license when in use versus "sinking" the cost of a full router and...
12 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

Request for Secrets Manager a free plan "Reserved Insance" Customer

Since this week the Certificate Manager was moved off and replaced by the Secret Manager. We are using APIc v10 RI where there was a free plan for the certificate manager, which was perfect for us. Now, we need to pay for the new Secret Manager 29...
over 1 year ago in Secrets Manager 2 Future consideration

Request to improve the behavior of unsubscribing from IBMcloud notification emails

When you click the URL to cancel the notification email of IBMcloud, I want you to display a confirmation screen.
10 months ago in Support 0 Future consideration

Disable Promotion and Credits View to All Users

Hi, All users are able to see Promotions and Credit page by design. IBM should make a permission check, it should be disabled to every single user in the account. All users in the account are not mandatory supposed to view any financial or billing...
9 months ago in Billing 2 Future consideration