IBM® X-Force® Exchange is a cloud-based threat intelligence platform. It enables you to rapidly research the latest global security threats, aggregate actionable intelligence and collaborate with your peers. IBM X-Force Exchange is supported by one of the most recognized security research teams in the world—IBM X-Force.

IBM X-Force Exchange is:

  • Open — robust platform with access to a wealth of threat intelligence data
  • Social — collaborative platform for sharing threat intelligence
  • Actionable — integrated solution to help quickly stop threats


  • Adds context to indicators of compromise (IOC) with mix of human-and machine-generated insights
  • Provides timely, accurate threat intelligence that is dynamically updated every minute
  • Delivers web threat monitoring of over 25 billion web pages and images and is supported by a database of over 96,000 vulnerabilities
  • Provides deep intelligence on about 8 million spam and phishing attacks and monitors reputation data with 860,000 malicious IP addresses


  • Connect with industry peers to validate findings
  • Share a collection of IOC to aid in forensic investigations
  • Add context to threats through peer collaboration via private groups and shared collections


  • Designed for third-party integration with support for Structured Threat Information Expression (STIX) and Trusted Automated Exchange of Indicator Information (TAXII)—the established standards for automated threat intelligence sharing
  • Integration between IBM Security products and X-Force Exchange-sourced actionable intelligence
  • Application programming interface (API) enables you to connect threat intelligence to security products