2020-05-11T06:07:00Z
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Service Delivery Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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What needs improvement with IBM QRadar User Behavior Analytics?

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with IBM QRadar User Behavior Analytics.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Muhammad Moqeet - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Manager, Security Architecture & Operation, Corporate Security at Omantel
Real User
2020-10-08T07:25:22Z
Oct 8, 2020

This is a good product, although it does require some fine-tuning. The dashboard is pathetic and it takes a long time to perform a search. The graphics need to be improved. Providing good support is something that they need to work on. It would be helpful if IBM published more use cases.

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ErayKaraoglu - PeerSpot reviewer
Network & Cyber Security Engineer at Hyundai Assan Otomotiv San. A.S.
Real User
2020-09-27T04:10:00Z
Sep 27, 2020

We sometimes get an error about the hard drive. Approximately once in two months, we can't find the logs, and they go missing, which is a terrible issue. We are getting support for this issue from our support company.

Dmytro Petrashchuk - PeerSpot reviewer
Chief Technical Officer at IT Specialist LLC
Reseller
Top 5Leaderboard
2020-09-09T06:28:59Z
Sep 9, 2020

The user interface and configurability of IBM QRadar User Behavior Analytics can be improved. It has a lot of pre-configured settings and not many things can be changed. It also needs more integrations. Currently, User Behavior Analytics is integrated only with IBM QRadar. It could have deeper integrations. It can also have more complicated scoring models. Currently, it has a very simple linear scoring model for users.

it_user1379427 - PeerSpot reviewer
Application Security Architect at Bank Al Habib Limited
Real User
2020-07-13T06:55:00Z
Jul 13, 2020

In terms of what could be improved, it would be easier if you didn't have to long escape for a bar sync. If you have to, the logs are not automatically barred, so you have to guide the whole atmosphere. Additionally, there should be integration with IBM Guardian. Lastly, there should be an extension where we can get the reports. This could be an extension to the dashboard with the Guardian or another product with limited technology, for example IPS. Now, we only have IBM. Basically, it needs more and more integration models.

WiseCat - PeerSpot reviewer
Enterprise Architect, CISSP at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2020-06-28T08:51:00Z
Jun 28, 2020

The price of this solution is a little bit expensive, so if it were cheaper then it would help. While the interface is easy to use, it could be a little more responsive. It can be a bit sluggish at times.

SO
Deputy General Manager - Network Security at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Real User
2020-06-15T07:33:00Z
Jun 15, 2020

From a functionality point of view, there are issues sometimes. There is a component in QRadar where all these certifications need to be installed, like a UPN. Sometimes we experience functionality issues where the logging, indexing, and searching were not working. I have personally seen it misbehaving. Sometimes we need to restart it. In some cases when it was malfunctioning we needed to contact support to resolve the issue. I don't see any issues in the integration model with a UPN from a usability point of view, but with functionally you can experience a lot of issues.

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VB
Principal Security Architect at Tech Mahindra Limited
Real User
2020-05-12T05:43:00Z
May 12, 2020

They have to build more quantitative monitoring, profiling, and make it more predictive.

NM
Solution Manager at ZZTL
Reseller
2020-05-11T06:07:00Z
May 11, 2020

Some of the features should be more cooperative but other than that, everything is okay.

Related Questions
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Service Delivery Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Oct 8, 2020
How do you or your organization use this solution? Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences. Thank you!
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VB
Principal Security Architect at Tech Mahindra Limited
May 12, 2020
Some of these products can be used in any vertical like healthcare, manufacturing, and vehicle. You can use these products in all types of verticals. But I found that there is a limitation in central verticals. These products do not do well in central verticals.
SO
Deputy General Manager - Network Security at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Jun 15, 2020
We use IBM QRadar for monitoring user behavior in order to baseline the user activity. Then we print use cases around those behaviors to see if anything stands out. We can then see if something is going wrong in the enrollment from a user activity point of view.
it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Sep 30, 2022
How do you or your organization use this solution? Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences. Thank you!
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VB
Principal Security Architect at Tech Mahindra Limited
May 12, 2020
Some of these products can be used in any vertical like healthcare, manufacturing, and vehicle. You can use these products in all types of verticals. But I found that there is a limitation in central verticals. These products do not do well in central verticals.
SO
Deputy General Manager - Network Security at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Jun 15, 2020
We use IBM QRadar for monitoring user behavior in order to baseline the user activity. Then we print use cases around those behaviors to see if anything stands out. We can then see if something is going wrong in the enrollment from a user activity point of view.
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