What's new in the QRadar Assistant app

Learn about the new features in each IBM® QRadar® Assistant app release.

Version 3.6.0

  • Added a direct link for creating API tokens for IBM QRadar on Cloud.
  • Added the Advanced tab to manage Assistant App settings
  • Improved page loading performance.
  • Added an Extension Signing icon.

Version 3.5.2

  • Bug fix for a compatibility issue in installation and upgrade.
  • Improved the performance of page loading and signing.

Version 3.5.1

  • Compliant with the Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 (FIPS).
  • Added notification message that is consumed from App Exchange API.
  • Added a notification message about the end of life (EOL) of IBM QRadar App Framework version 1.
  • Bug fix for the incorrect report of insufficient app storage in the IBM Security QRadar on Cloud.
  • Bug fix for cache issues in displaying app status and during installation.

Version 3.5.0

  • Improved the performance and stability for the loading page and for downloading extensions.
  • Added support for authorized tokens that are created by administrators on QRadar on Cloud.
  • Simplified the workflow by introducing the Guide Center and browsing extensions instead of using pre-configured steps.
  • Enhanced user permission management by adding visibility restrictions for non-admin accounts.

Version 3.4.1

  • Bug fix for recon command.
  • Accessibility improvements.

Version 3.4.0

  • Bug fix to prevent caching.
  • Bug fix for displaying Update Available notification.
  • Updated the encryption methods that are provided by the QRadar App Framework version 2 SDK for user credentials.
  • Accessibility improvements.

Version 3.3.0

  • Adopted all new user interface that is designed based on Carbon framework. Carbon is IBM’s open source design system for products and digital experiences.
  • Added an option to select light or dark theme.
  • Added the integration with QRadar Analyst Workflow.
  • Enhanced keyword search in Application Manager.
  • Updated the content in the Use Case Manager tab.
  • Updated the @IBMSecurity Twitter link.
  • Updated the video links of Open Mics and Tech Tips to IBM Security Learning Academy.

Version 3.2.1

  • Updated user interface text translations.
  • Updated the video link in the Watson Integration page.
  • Bug fix for displaying resource units for extension upgrade when QRadar Cloud Apps tenant is enabled.
  • Added decimal precision for displaying app memory and resource unit usage.
  • Changed the default protocol in proxy settings to HTTPS.

Version 3.2.0

  • Display resource unit to System Administrator and Security Administrator when QRadar Cloud Apps tenant is enabled.
  • Enhanced compatibility check for extension installations with multiple QRadar version support.
  • Bug fix for displaying installed apps in Application Manager.
  • Improved performance for displaying installed extensions.
  • Added an option to enable administrators to install extensions with user’s access token.

Version 3.1.1

  • Fixed an issue that prevented the Security Administrator from managing applications.
  • Fixed an issue for app logging.
  • Updated translations for user interface strings.

Version 3.1.0

  • Added a widget in Application Manager to display current app memory usage.
  • Added the ability to manage applications without internet access.
  • Added an introduction tab for QRadar Analyst Workflow.
  • Bug fix for connection error over intercepting proxy.

Version 3.0.2

  • Bug fix for displaying extensions in the Application Manager.

Version 3.0.1

  • Added a widget in the Instance wizard to display app memory usage in the multitenant environment.
  • Added the Start default instance checkbox in the multi-tenant environment.
  • Improved the user experience for configuring instances in the multi-tenant environment.
  • Bug fix for user permission settings.

Version 3.0.0

  • Added support for QRadar (7.4.0FP1 or later) multitenancy.
  • Added multiple language support.
  • Added new resource links.
  • Enhanced Watson™ Readiness Check.
  • Fixed SSL certificate issues.

Version 2.5.2

  • Added the Update Available notification.
  • Fixed SSL certificate issues.

Version 2.5.1

  • Reduced memory requirement from 800 MB to 600 MB.
  • Fixed an issue that caused incorrect QRadar version display.

Version 2.5.0

  • Renamed the tab name Tuning App to Use Case Manager.
  • Updated images, text, and links in the Use Case Manager Tab.
  • Fixed an issue that caused incorrect cards display in the Application Manager in QRadar on Cloud.

Version 2.4.0

  • Added a link to the QRadar documentation on IBM Documentation.
  • Fixed an issue that caused installing extensions to fail.

Version 2.3.0

  • In the Guide Center, removed the Tuning Videos section and moved the contents to the Tech Tips section.
  • In the Guide Center, added the IBM Learning Academy section that provides video tutorials.
  • Under the social networking section in the Guide Center, added the IBM Security Community subsection.
  • In the Applications, added a section (Installed) that lists currently installed QRadar extensions and contents.

Version 2.2.1

  • Added more Watson Readiness checks.
  • Added an icon that links to the IBM Security Community.

Version 2.2.0

  • Applications screen filter persists between screens.
  • App is automatically available to all user roles when installed.
  • Upgrade All button now available to upgrade all apps.
  • Fixed an issue with the proxy when you install apps.
  • Performance improvements.
  • Accessibility enhancements.
  • Supportability for IE 11 Edge mode.
  • Multiple defect fixes.

Version 2.1.0

  • Improved Watson Readiness checks.

Version 2.0.2

  • Fixed an issue where proxy did not work with multiple user accounts.

Version 2.0.1

  • Simplified profile configuration for admin users.

Version 2.0.0

  • Complete redesign of the user interface.
  • Integration of Watson Readiness app.
  • Added QRadar learning resources to the Guide Center.
  • Added feature to enable download of five apps directly from within Assistant App.
  • More Log Source matching.

Version 1.1.5

  • Added Call Home feature.
  • Enhanced user interface.
  • Minor defect fixes.

Version 1.1.3

  • Added Call Home feature.
  • Enhanced user interface.
  • Minor defect fixes.

Version 1.1.0

  • Log source matching - extensions are recommended based on discovered log sources.
  • Added a Tuning Video to QRadar Help Center to assist with steps on tuning your QRadar system.
  • Added an IBM Security Twitter feed.
  • Fixed a number of minor defects.

Version 1.0.3

  • Added Proxy related features.
  • Detect QRadar version and disable downloading of apps, depending on installed version.
  • Fixed user interface issues.
  • Fixed an issue where no internet access or no proxy setup would result in an installation failure.

Version 1.0.2

  • Enhanced usability.

Version 1.0.1

  • Minor styling changes.