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Review of Stephen Few’s “Information Dashboard Design, Second Edition”

Stephen Few’s new book offers sage advice about how to communicate data and insights efficiently.

And So It Begins, With Small Saturated Spots

My publisher, Addison-Wesley, has recently updated the information on my book, Security Metrics: Replacing Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt on Amazon. Although I am particularly fond of the inside contents, I am also very pleased with the way the cover came out.

Graphical Integrity, Part I

The folks at the NY Times have put together a nifty interactive graphic that diagrams the various data breach cases that have been disclosed since January.

A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words

We’ve had some interesting chatter on the securitymetrics mailing list today about sparklines: tiny, intense, word-size graphics. This is one of Edward Tufte’s latest confections. His formal definition is here.