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The new Open Cybersecurity Alliance, co-founded by IBM Security and McAfee, aims to make security products and tools that exchange telemetry data by default, making security architecture integration easier and more effective.


  • Open Cybersecurity Alliance co-founders IBM Security and McAfee have both open-sourced and donated their own respective intellectual property to the alliance, allowing partners and competitors alike to benefit from years' worth of technology investment.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand how the Open Cybersecurity Alliance intends to help foster standardization in how security products and tools exchange data.
  • Learn why OASIS makes for a near-perfect home for the Open Cybersecurity Alliance.

Key questions answered

  • How will OCA improve how cybersecurity products to transmit and receive data in a standardized format using open source technologies?
  • Which standards does OASIS support?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Understanding the security product integration challenge
  • Creating a path from standards to out-of-the-box interoperability
  • Integration enablement as a strategic imperative


  • Further reading
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