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LXer 05-20-2006 01:54 PM

LXer: Open source automates college net security
 
Published at LXer:

Network managers at Middlebury College in Vermont have created an open source application that watches entries in log files, analyzes them and triggers actions such as alerting administrators, quarantining a user, or shutting down a switch port. [. . .] A big part of Privateye's appeal is its relative simplicity. Two IT staffers at the college wrote the program in PHP, a widely used scripting language.

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