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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.
Department of Homeland Security, Automated Indicator Sharing
FBI InfraGard Portal
National Council of Information Sharing and Analysis Centers
Ransomware Tracker
The Spamhaus Project
Internet Storm Center
Free anti-malware sites
Vendor blogs
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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:

 
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