The fine folks over at @PacketTotal bequeathed an API token on me so I cranked out an R package for it to enable more dynamic investigations work (RStudio makes for...continue reading.
In the previous post I tried to explain what Content Security Policies (CSPs) are and how to work with them in R. In case you didn’t RTFPost the TLDR is...continue reading.
I blathered alot about HTTP headers in the last post. In the event you wanted to dig deeper I threw together a small package that will let you grab HTTP...continue reading.
drat All The 📦! : Enabling Easier Package Discovery and Installation with Your Own CRAN-like Repo for Your Packages
I’ve got a work-in-progress drat-ified CRAN-like repo for (eventually) all my packages over at CINC🔗 (“CINC is not CRAN” and it also sounds like “sync”). This is in parallel with...continue reading.
Cloudy with a chance of Caffeinated Query Orchestration – New rJava Wrappers for AWS Athena SDK for Java
There are two fledgling rJava-based R packages that enable working with the AWS SDK for Athena: awsathena | GL| GH awsathenajars | GL| GH They’re both needed to conform with...continue reading.
I Just Wanted The Data : Turning Tableau & Tidyverse Tears Into Smiles with Base R (An Encoding Detective Story)
Those outside the Colonies may not know that Payless—a national chain that made footwear affordable for millions of ‘Muricans who can’t spare $100.00 USD for a pair of shoes their...continue reading.
I must preface this post with the posit that if you’re doing anything interactive() with Amazon Athena you should seriously consider just using their free ODBC drivers as it’s the...continue reading.
I’ve got a post up over at $DAYJOB’s blog on using the ropendata🔗 package to access the ginormous and ever-increasing amount of internet telemetry (scan) data via the Rapid7 Open...continue reading.
Over at $DAYJOB’s blog I’ve queued up a post that shows how to use our new opendata🔗 package to work with our Open Data portal’s API. I’m not super-sure when...continue reading.
We worked pretty hard over at $DAYJOB on helping to quantify and remediate a fairly significant configuration weakness in Ubiquiti network work gear attached to the internet. Ubiquiti network gear...continue reading.
A major new release of Homebrew has landed and now includes support for Linux as well as Windows! via the Windows Subsystem for Linux. There are overall stability and speed...continue reading.
The seymour🔗 Feedly API package has been updated to support subscribing to RSS/Atom feeds. Previously the package was intended to just treat your Feedly as a data source, but there...continue reading.
As someone who measures all kinds of things on the internet as part of his $DAYJOB, I can say with some authority that huge swaths of organizations are using cloud-services...continue reading.