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