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