IBM Resilient Incident Response Platform expands Dynamic Playbooks with visual playbook editor

IBM Europe Software Announcement ZP17-0211
May 16, 2017

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IBM® Resilient Incident Response Platform (IRP) orchestrates and automates the people, process, and technology that are associated with incident response. Resilient IRP streamlines incident response and privacy response management and provides an automatic, fast, and flexible way for organizations to react to incidents. The introduction of the Resilient visual playbook editor includes the following capabilities:

  • Security and privacy teams can more quickly define and evolve sophisticated incident response plans.
  • Analysts and responders are guided through response playbooks that adapt as incidents are investigated.
  • Dynamic Playbooks can be built following the Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) standard, to incorporate people, process, and technology automation.



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Resilient Incident Response Platform requires VMware ESX V4.x, or later.

For additional details, see the Technical information section.



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Planned availability date
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May 16, 2017



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Accessibility by people with disabilities
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A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance can be found on the IBM Accessibility website.



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Reference information
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For information on the IBM acquisition of Resilient Systems, Inc, refer to the IBM News room.

For additional information on Resilient IRP as an on-premise offering, refer to Software Announcements

For additional information on Resilient IRP on Cloud, refer to Software Announcements



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Program number
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Program number VRM Program name
5737-A52 28.0.0 IBM Resilient Incident Response Platform


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Offering Information
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Product information is available on the IBM Offering Information website.

More information is also available on the Passport Advantage® and Passport Advantage Express® website.



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Publications
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For product documentation, contact your IBM representative.



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Services
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Global Technology Services

Contact your IBM representative for the list of selected services available in your country, either as standard or customized offerings for the efficient installation, implementation, or integration of this product.



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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

Resilient IRP requires a virtual server that runs VMware ESX V4.x, or later, with a minimum of:

  • 8 GB RAM
  • 100 GB disk storage
  • Dual core 2.2 GHz processor, or later

Software requirements

Resilient IRP requires a virtual server running VMware ESX V4.x, or later.

Such information is provided subject to the following terms. IT system security involves protecting systems and information through prevention, detection, and response to improper access from within and outside your enterprise. Improper access can result in information being altered, destroyed, misappropriated, or misused, or can result in damage to or misuse of your systems, including for use in attacks on others. No IT system or product should be considered completely secure and no single product, service, or security measure can be completely effective in preventing improper use or access. IBM systems, products, and services are designed to be part of a lawful, comprehensive security approach, which will necessarily involve additional operational procedures, and may require other systems, products, or services to be most effective.

Important: IBM does not warrant that any systems, products, or services are immune from, or will make your enterprise immune from, the malicious or illegal conduct of any party.

Planning information

Packaging
  • Resilient IRP is only distributed through electronic download.
  • License Information document: L-FLIA-AKNKRW.


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For ordering information, consult your IBM representative or authorized IBM Business Partner, or go to the Passport Advantage website.

This product is only available through Passport Advantage. It is not available as shrinkwrap.

Product Group: Security

Product: IBM Resilient Incident Response Platform (5737-A52)

Product Category: Resilient Incident Response Platform


Passport Advantage

IBM Resilient Incident Response System (5737-A52)

There are no additional part numbers added with this announcement.

For the ordering information for Resilient IRP, refer to Software Announcements

New users of Resilient IRP offerings

When ordering either a Resilient IRP Standard, Resilient IRP Standard Plus Privacy, or Resilient IRP Standard Plus Action license, you must order at least one Resilient IRP Standard Authorized User license. If ordering a Resilient IRP Enterprise license, you must order at least one Resilient IRP Enterprise Authorized User license.

When trading up from Resilient IRP Standard to either Resilient IRP Standard Plus Privacy or Resilient IRP Standard Plus Action, you must be current with your S&S for the Resilient IRP Standard license.


Passport Advantage trade up

The Passport Advantage trade-up ordering information has not changed. Refer to Software Announcements

You must have current active Software Subscription and Support in place for all of the licenses that will be given up by the use of the trade-up part numbers. If you have lapsed support, you must reinstate your S&S contracts to be eligible for tradeups.

Consult your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner if you have any questions.


Cross-platform product for use on z Systems™

Order the part numbers that follow when the product is used for either the development of code that will be deployed on z Systems servers or when the product will be communicating or transferring data between a distributed server and a z Systems server. Otherwise order from the other set of part numbers in this announcement. This set of part numbers provides the identical supply and authorization as the other set in this announcement.

Resilient Incident Response Platform ordering information for z Systems remain unchanged. Refer to Software Announcements

New users of Resilient IRP for z Systems offerings

When ordering either a Resilient IRP Standard for z Systems, Resilient IRP Standard Plus Privacy for z Systems, or Resilient IRP Standard Plus Action for z Systems license, you must order at least one Resilient IRP Standard Authorized User license for z Systems. If ordering Resilient IRP Enterprise license, you must order at least one Resilient IRP Enterprise Authorized User license for z Systems.

When trading up from Resilient IRP Standard for z Systems to either Resilient IRP Standard Plus Privacy for z Systems or Resilient IRP Standard Plus Action for z Systems, you must be current with your S&S for the Resilient IRP Standard for z Systems license.



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The information provided in this announcement letter is for reference and convenience purposes only. The terms and conditions that govern any transaction with IBM are contained in the applicable contract documents such as the IBM International Program License Agreement, IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement, and the IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance.

This product is only available through Passport Advantage.

Licensing

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License Information number

L-FLIA-AKNKRW

The program's License Information will be available for review on the IBM Software License Agreement website.

Limited warranty applies

Yes

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IBM provides you with access to IBM databases containing information on known program defects, defect corrections, restrictions, and bypasses at no additional charge. For further information, see the IBM Software Support Handbook.

IBM will maintain this information for at least one year after the original licensee acquires the program (warranty period).

Program technical support

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This technical support allows you to obtain assistance (by telephone or electronic means) from IBM for product-specific, task-oriented questions regarding the installation and operation of the program product. Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) also provides you with access to updates (modifications or fixes), releases, and versions of the program. You will be notified, through an announcement letter, of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice. If you require additional technical support from IBM, including an extension of support beyond the discontinuance date, contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner. This extension may be available for a fee.

For additional information on the IBM Software Support Lifecycle Policy, see the IBM Software Support Lifecycle Policy website.

Program support

Subscription and Support includes telephone assistance, as well as access to updates, releases, and versions of the program as long as support is in effect. You will be notified of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice.

Money-back guarantee

If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program and you are the original licensee, you may obtain a refund of the amount you paid for it, if within 30 days of your invoice date you return the program and its PoE to the party from whom you obtained it. If you downloaded the program, you may contact the party from whom you acquired it for instructions on how to obtain the refund.

For clarification, note that (1) for programs acquired under the IBM International Passport Advantage offering, this term applies only to your first acquisition of the program and (2) for programs acquired under any of IBM's On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD) software offerings, this term does not apply since these offerings apply to programs already acquired and in use by you.

Volume orders (IVO)

No

Passport Advantage applies

Yes, information is available on the Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express website.

Usage restriction

Yes

For additional information, refer to the License Information document that is available on the IBM Software License Agreement website.

Software Subscription and Support applies

Yes. Software Subscription and Support, also referred to as Software Maintenance, is included with licenses purchased through Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express. Product upgrades and Technical Support are provided by the Software Subscription and Support offering as described in the Agreements. Product upgrades provide the latest versions and releases to entitled software, and Technical Support provides voice and electronic access to IBM support organizations, worldwide.

IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support with each program license acquired. The initial period of Software Subscription and Support can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available.

While your Software Subscription and Support is in effect, IBM provides you assistance for your routine, short duration installation and usage (how-to) questions, and code-related questions. IBM provides assistance by telephone and, if available, electronic access, only to your information systems (IS) technical support personnel during the normal business hours (published prime shift hours) of your IBM support center. (This assistance is not available to your users.) IBM provides Severity 1 assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional details, see the IBM Software Support Handbook. Software Subscription and Support does not include assistance for the design and development of applications, your use of programs in other than their specified operating environment, or failures caused by products for which IBM is not responsible under the applicable agreements.

Unless specified otherwise in a written agreement with you, IBM does not provide support for third-party products that were not provided by IBM. Ensure that when contacting IBM for covered support, you follow problem determination and other instructions that IBM provides, including in the IBM Software Support Handbook.

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IBM Operational Support Services - Support Line

No

Other support

Passport Advantage

System i Software Maintenance applies

No

Variable charges apply

No

Educational allowance available

Education allowance does not apply. Education software allowance does not apply. Special education prices are available for qualified customers through Passport Advantage.



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IT system security involves protecting systems and information through intrusion prevention, detection, and response to improper access from within and outside your enterprise. Improper access can result in information being altered, destroyed, or misappropriated or can result in misuse of your systems to attack others. Without a comprehensive approach to security, no IT system or product should be considered completely secure and no single product or security measure can be completely effective in preventing improper access. IBM systems and products are designed to be part of a regulatory compliant, comprehensive security approach, which will necessarily involve additional operational procedures, and may require other systems, products, or services to be most effective.

Important: IBM does not warrant that any systems, products, or services are immune from, or will make your enterprise immune from, the malicious or illegal conduct of any party.



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For all local charges, contact your IBM representative.


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