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Data-Driven Security: Analysis, Visualization and Dashboards by Bob Rudis, Jay Jacobs

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Appendix A

Resources and Tools

Though we've provided contextual links and resources throughout the book, there were a few that didn't fit properly in the chapters, but are still important go-to resources and part of our daily workflows. We've compiled them—along with a “best of the best” of links from selected chapters—into an organized and annotated list for quick reference.

Data Cleansing

  • OpenRefine (http://openrefine.org/)—An open source, locally installed, cross-platform toolkit that makes it extremely easy to import, explore, clean, transform, and enrich messy data into something usable for analysis.
  • DataWrangler (http://vis.stanford.edu/wrangler/)—A browser-based, JavaScript tool created by Stanford University's Visualization Group that lets you explore and transform small data sets in-browser, and then export a custom Python or JavaScript source file, suitable for running locally on both small and large data sets.
  • WebPlotDigitizer (http://arohatgi.info/WebPlotDigitizer/app/)—This online tool makes it possible to quickly “reverse engineer” charts and graphs that have no associated open data files.
  • Google CRUSH Tools (https://code.google.com/p/crush-tools/)—A command-line processing engine and data transformation tool that makes it possible to work efficiently with large data sets from a shell prompt.
  • csvkit (https://github.com/onyxfish/csvkit)—A suite of open source Python utilities that are similar to the CRUSH tools, but usable from both the command line and from within ...

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