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11/27/2017
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8 Low or No-Cost Sources of Threat Intelligence

Here's a list of sites that for little or no cost give you plenty of ideas for where to find first-rate threat intelligence.
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Organizations know they need to get serious about threat intelligence, but it’s not always clear where to find credible information. While just about every security industry vendor website offers up information on the latest threats, some are better than others. Here, we 'll point out the sites that are the most informative and useful.

We called on Roselle Safran, president of Rosint Labs, to work with us to build a meaningful list. Safran's extensive experience in cybersecurity includes several years of service in the Executive Office of the President and Department of Homeland Security during the Obama administration.

Safran included some obvious choices from federal government sources, but she also struts her cybergeek sruff by offering up some lesser-known sites that track ransomware and malware. We combined forces with Safran to develop a list that will give novices the threat intelligence amuse-bouche they need while supplying some intel red meat for experienced security pros. 

Go through the list. You’ll find that there are many more than eight sites to choose from:

 

Steve Zurier has more than 30 years of journalism and publishing experience, most of the last 24 of which were spent covering networking and security technology. Steve is based in Columbia, Md. View Full Bio

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szurier210
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szurier210,
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11/30/2017 | 11:54:42 AM
Re: Where is the list?
Thanks for touching base. It's in Slideshow format. You should be able to click on the arrows under the overview page and go Slide by Slide to see the list. Let me know if you still have any problems. 
tdsan
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tdsan,
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11/30/2017 | 11:50:23 AM
Where is the list?
I could be missing something, but I was curious where is the list you are referencing in your article?

Please advise.
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