All OTX members receive pulse information through their OTX pulse activity feed, as well as receiving updates about pulses through email. This information appears as soon as you open an OTX account. Raw OTX data can be used to enhance the threat detection capabilities not only of security monitoring environments such as USM Appliance and AlienVault OSSIM, but also other environments that can use the OTX DirectConnect API to synchronize with OTX threat intelligence information.
OTX users automatically receive all pulses, and any updates to them, that originate from AlienVault. You may also subscribe to OTX community members, thereby subscribing to all of the pulses they create and update.
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