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"It's quite integratable so you can actually integrate and get IP malware and URL information. It also gives you some form of intelligence into what you're trying to investigate or what you're trying to understand."

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"All of the feeds can be enriched by using the predefined content pack, which can be deployed and used by SOC operations, threat hunting teams, and engineering teams."

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"You have to look for the new information from X-Force. X-Force will provide it but you have to look for it. We need clearer visibility."

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"The analytics and big data platform integration can be improved to provide better visibility of past data to look for existing threats or missed threats."

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  • "The cost is affordable and it also depends on the usage of the toolset."
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    It's quite integratable so you can actually integrate and get IP malware and URL information. It also gives you some form of intelligence into what you're trying to investigate or what you're trying… more »
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    IBM has now gone the route they term Cloud Pak for Security . The IBM Cloud Pak for Security platform follows a modular pricing approach based on the size of a customer environment you are looking to… more »
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    Focusing on collecting tactical indicators of compromise (IOCs) like ,domains, IP addresses and hashes sin not enough– teams need to map or act . We need More context on phishing , malware , botnets… more »
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    All of the feeds can be enriched by using the predefined content pack, which can be deployed and used by SOC operations, threat hunting teams, and engineering teams.
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    The cost is affordable and it also depends on the usage of the toolset.
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    The product can be developed by bringing in AI and ML-based logic to learn from external emerging threats. This would help to keep the feeds real-time and secure the client's environment. Furthermore… more »
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    Also Known As
    X-Force Exchange, X-Force
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    Overview
    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.

    Based on activity from millions of sensors world-wide and an extensive research team, McAfee Labs publishes timely, relevant threat activity via McAfee Global Threat Intelligence (GTI). This always-on, cloud-based threat intelligence service enables accurate protection against known and fast-emerging threats by providing threat determination and contextual reputation metrics. McAfee GTI integrates directly with our security products, instantly protecting against emerging threats to reduce operational efforts and time between detection and containment.

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    IBM X-Force is ranked 10th in Threat Intelligence Platforms with 1 review while McAfee Global Threat Intelligence is ranked 14th in Threat Intelligence Platforms with 1 review. IBM X-Force is rated 8.0, while McAfee Global Threat Intelligence is rated 6.0. The top reviewer of IBM X-Force writes "Speed threat assessment ,security investigations leveraging on real time actionable threat intel integrated to your Security Intelligence Platform". On the other hand, the top reviewer of McAfee Global Threat Intelligence writes "Informative dashboards and integrates well with other products, but it needs artificial intelligence for more advanced threat detection". IBM X-Force is most compared with IBM QRadar, Mandiant Advantage, Splunk, AT&T AlienVault USM and Recorded Future, whereas McAfee Global Threat Intelligence is most compared with .

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