Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Botnets as Art?

Tired of botnet stories yet? CSO Online has a different take, a visual representation of bot networks with some interesting geometric results.

There is actually quite a bit of good data visualization information over at With the volume of data coming at us, we need to find new ways to make sense out of it without just grepping through piles of syslogs, and data visualization is really starting to mature enough to be useful.

Raffael Marty from Splunk gave a great data visualization talk at SOURCE Boston and then gave another outstanding presentation with Alain Mayer from Red Seal at RSA this year.