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IBM X-Force Exchange

IBM X-Force Exchange is a cloud-based threat intelligence platform that allows you to consume, share, and act on threat intelligence. It enables you to rapidly research the latest global security threats, aggregate actionable intelligence, consult with experts, and collaborate with peers. IBM X-Force Exchange, supported by human- and machine-generated intelligence, leverages the scale of IBM X-Force to help users stay ahead of emerging threats.

IBM Advanced Threat Protection Feed

The Advanced Threat Protection Feed is designed to help you monitor and protect your environment efficiently. This feed provides you with machine-readable, actionable indicators that directly integrate with your security tools, such as firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems, and Siems, through open standards.

IBM X-Force Exchange API

The IBM X-Force Exchange Commercial API provides programmatic access to external threat intelligence to help contextualize security events. As a companion offering to the IBM X-Force Exchange collaborative platform, this API uses open standards to help speed time to action.

IBM Early Warning Feed

The Early Warning Feed is designed to give you early warning on hundreds of new malicious domains surfaced daily through IBM's collaboration with Quad9. This unique content is available through the Advanced Threat Protection Feed and the X-Force Exchange Commercial API.

IBM X-Force IRIS Premium Threat Intelligence Reports

The X-Force IRIS Premium Threat Intelligence Reports provide you with timely access to contextual threat intelligence that is published and curated by the X-Force IRIS team. There are four categories of reports including Threat Activity, Malware, Threat Group Profiles, and Industry Analysis. This unique content is available through the Advanced Threat Protection Feed and the X-Force Exchange Commercial API.

IBM X-Force Exchange Software Development Kit

IBM X-Force Exchange Software Development Kit (SDK) leverages the skills and extensive infrastructure of IBM X-Force to help deliver and maintain a set of threat intelligence data focused on the areas of URL filtering, IP reputation, and web application profiles. This Software Development Kit uses an up-to-date URL filter database—also known as a web filter database—to provide accurate analysis. It also provides an application programming interface (API) to facilitate integration.

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How customers use it

  • Research the latest threats

    Research the latest threats

    Problem

    Finding timely and relevant threat intelligence

    Solution

    X-Force Exchange provides access to 900+ terabytes of human and machine-generated threat intelligence through Reports, Advisories, and Collections, including support for third-party providers through Bring-Your-Own functionality.

  • Integrate threat intelligence through open standards

    Integrate threat intelligence through open standards

    Problem

    It takes too long to make information actionable.

    Solution

    IBM X-Force threat intelligence can be integrated into existing security solutions via the a RESTful API, including STIX over TAXII protocols to incorporate structured and unstructured data.

  • Automate blocking of malicious websites

    Automate blocking of malicious websites

    Problem

    Too many malicious domains to keep up with to create blacklist.

    Solution

    The Early Warning Feed provides you with a list of malicious domains to integrate with your security tools. It also provides information on deep-dive lifecycles and volumetric data allowing you to make timely decisions before a threat propagates.

  • Guide decision making

    Guide decision making

    Problem

    Decision makers in your organization are looking to make informed, strategic cybersecurity decisions.

    Solution

    The X-Force IRIS Premium Threat Intelligence Reports provide you with higher-order intelligence to generate strategic awareness across regions and industries, identify future trends, and characterize threat events to guide strategic decision making.

  • Monitor and protect your environment against cyber-threats

    Monitor and protect your environment against cyber-threats

    Problem

    Lack of reliable indicators to integrate with threat monitoring tools like firewalls, intrusion prevention systems and SIEMs.

    Solution

    The Advanced Threat Protection Feed provides you with a list of machine-readable, actionable indicators that directly integrates with your security tools.

Technical details

Software requirements

IBM X-Force Exchange is a cloud-based platform that works on the latest versions of Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Safari. The Commercial API has no additional requirements.

    Hardware requirements

    IBM X-Force Exchange is a cloud-based platform. Hardware requirements are for devices that can run the latest versions of Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Safari.

      Technical specifications

      Once registered for an IBM ID, you will need to verify your account using the API token in the e-mail message that you receive. See a complete list of technical specifications:

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