Why Threat Intelligence Gathering Can Be A Legal Minefield
Dark Reading, March 2nd, 2020
March 2, 2020,
Volume 264, Issue 1

In new guidance, the Department of Justice says security researchers and organizations run real risks when gathering threat intelligence or dealing with criminals in underground online marketplaces

"Organizations that collect threat intelligence from Dark Web forums and other criminal online sources where cybercrimes are planned and stolen data is traded are walking into a legal minefield. Even small mistakes in how data is collected from these venues or how it is handled can end up landing them in deep legal trouble, according to newly released guidance from the US Department of Justice...."

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