Build an IDS with Snort, Shadow, and ACID

NewsForge | Build an IDS with Snort, Shadow, and ACID
Every organization understands the importance of using a firewall to protect its assets. But what happens if someone finds a hole in the wall? What if the infiltrator is actually someone from within your organization who wants to access information that he shouldn’t? To cover those contingencies, you need an intrusion detection system (IDS) to complement your firewall. Fortunately, with a minimum amount of time and money you can set up an IDS with open source tools such as Snort, Shadow, and ACID.

Novell Hires Samba Co-Author

Novell Tightens Its Open-Source Embrace
Novell is continuing its embrace of the open-source community with new hires and the promise of even greater integration with key open-source projects.

Novell Inc. has just hired Jeremy Allison, co-author of the Samba open-source software suite, which delivers file and print services to SMB/CIFS (Server Message Block/Common Internet File System) clients.

NoMachine NX Project details for NoMachine NX
This is the first source snapshot of the NX components that will power the upcoming 1.5.0 release of NX Client and NX Server. This version contains new features that include full support for rootless operation in the X11 agent, continuous operation while disconnected, dynamic handling of the geometry of the remote desktop, full support for 16-bit and 24-bit color modes in RDP sessions, and a new NX transport model that ensures easier integration, reduced overhead, and better performance.