IBM X-Force Research is one of the most renowned commercial security research teams in the world.

These security professionals monitor and analyze security issues from a variety of sources, providing threat intelligence content as the foundation of the IBM Security portfolio. IBM® X-Force® produces many thought leadership security research assets to help customers, fellow researchers and the public at large better understand the latest security risks, and stay ahead of emerging threats.


Analyzed web pages and images


Documented vulnerabilities


Spam and phishing attacks daily


Events managed per day


Malicious IP addresses


Endpoints monitored for malware

X-Force Exchange

IBM X-Force Exchange

X-Force Exchange

IBM X-Force Exchange is a cloud-based threat intelligence sharing platform enabling users to rapidly research the latest security threats, aggregate actionable intelligence and collaborate with peers. IBM X-Force Exchange is supported by human- and machine-generated intelligence leveraging the scale of IBM X-Force.


Who is IBM X-Force

Who is IBM X-Force

Learn more about the researchers and work that IBM X-Force does.

Security Incidents

IBM X-Force Interactive Security Incidents

Learn more about the latest breaches in this interactive data visualization.

X-Force Cyber Security Intelligence

2016 IBM X-Force Cyber Security Intelligence Index

Serious data breaches, major attacks and new vulnerabilities.


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