Originally Published: Wednesday, 19 July 2000 Author: Alexander Reelsen
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Big Brother 1.4h2 released - Security fix

Big Brother is a combination of monitoring methods. Unlike SNMP where information is just collected and devices polled, Big Brother is designed in such a way that each local system broadcasts its own information to a central location. Simultaneously, Big Brother also polls all networked systems from a central location. This creates a highly efficient and redundant method for proactive network monitoring.