These security professionals monitor and analyze security issues from a variety of sources, including its database of more than 96,000 computer security vulnerabilities, its global web crawler with over 25B catalogued web pages and URLS, international spam collectors, and millions of malware samples collected daily. The X-Force produces many thought leadership assets including the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Report to help customers, fellow researchers and the public at large better understand the latest security risks, and stay ahead of emerging threats.

Source: https://www.gsa.gov/portal/mediaId/131294/fileName/GSA_CDM_ProductGuide_2016-03-11d.action