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AlienVault OTX AlienVault OTX

AlienVault OTX is a threat intelligence platform. It functions as a community-driven repository of cyber threat indicators.

Creating an AlienVault OTX connection

Using API Key

To create the connection you need:

  • An API Key

Obtaining the credentials

  1. In the top right corner, click on the gear icon.


  2. Click on Settings.


  3. Scroll down to the API Key section and copy your API key.

Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the AlienVault OTX icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appear.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select API Key as the method to create the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The API Key
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.