IBM® SPSS® Data Collection on Cloud V7.0 Release Notes

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IBM SPSS Data Collection on Cloud V7.0 Release notes

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IBM® SPSS® Data Collection on Cloud V7.0 is available. In order to better address security concerns with the web-enabled IBM SPSS Data Collection suite of applications, IBM SPSS Data Collection on Cloud V7.0 updates the web-enabled applications to provide a more robust password policy.

The default password policy has been changed to the following

  • Must be eight characters in length.
  • Must contain a mix of alphanumeric and non-alphanumeric characters (punctuation or special characters), or a combination of at least two types of non-alphanumeric characters.
  • Cannot contain user ID information (default setting).
  • Must be changed every 90 days (default setting).
  • Can only be changed once every 24 hours (default setting).
  • Cannot be reused for at least eight password intervals (default setting).
  • The user must change their password at next login when the password is reset, or when the user in imported.
IBM SPSS Data Collection on Cloud V7.0 updates the following products
  • IBM SPSS Data Collection Interviewer Server Administration - used for running a variety of Data Collection Web activities on a project of your choice. It provides management and maintenance facilities for editing projects, user administration, generating usage reports, and managing logs.
  • IBM SPSS Data Collection Web Interviews - a collection of associated applications and activities that are used to build and run Web-based interviewing questionnaires.
  • IBM SPSS Data Collection Phone Interviews - a collection of associated applications and activities that are used to build and run phone-based interviewing questionnaires.
  • IBM SPSS Data Collection Author Server Edition - used for creating and previewing surveys for use in a variety of output formats. Author Server Edition is deployed from the Interviewer Server. When you have created your survey, you can activate it to an Interviewer Server or open it in Paper to format it and add scanning control information.
  • IBM SPSS Data Collection Survey Reporter Server Edition - a survey and market research analysis tool that provides options for creating tables and analyzing the data collected from surveys. Survey Reporter Server Edition is deployed from the Interviewer Server.
  • IBM SPSS Data Collection Survey Tabulation - a browser-based survey and market research analysis tool. Web Reports for Surveys provides options for creating tables and analyzing the data collected from surveys.
  • IBM SPSS Data Collection Dialer Connection - provides a connection to Dialer, an autodialer for Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI).
  • IBM SPSS Data Collection Remote Administration - an Interviewer Server activity allows you to monitor the remote interviewers working on a given project. Remote Administration is the server component of IBM SPSS Data Collection Interviewer, which remote interviewers use to conduct interviews and synchronize their data. The activity provides status information on each remote interviewer, including the number of interviews completed, the number of suspended interviews, and the last time the interviewer synchronized.
List of fixes

IBM SPSS Data Collection on Cloud V7.0 resolves the following issues:
  • Request for an option to force a "change password at next login" for imported users. For more information, refer to ClearQuest defect # ECM00171336.
  • Request to force password expiration and prevent password reuse. For more information, refer to ClearQuest defect # ECM00181985.
  • Users can modify a project's sample records, without permission, by modifying the project properties. For more information, refer to ClearQuest defect # ECM00185359.
  • Penetration test revealed security concerns regarding cookies and click-jacking. For more information, refer to ClearQuest defect # ECM00186838.
  • Interviewer Monitoring displays all interviews, instead of the projects assigned to the user. For more information, refer to ClearQuest defect # ECM00186970.
  • When using a shared database, the Delete Project feature deletes the Quota tables for all projects. For more information, refer to ClearQuest defect # ECM00187819.

Known problems

No known issues.

Contacting IBM software support

Technical Support is available via: asptech@us.ibm.com

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More support for:

SPSS Data Collection

Software version:

7.0

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

7038151

Modified date:

2013-05-14

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