Monitoring Tools. Open Source Security Tools to monitor your network. Definition.
Open Source Security Tools to monitor your network
Monitoring is defined as "observing and analyzing the status and behavior of the network, which involves end systems, intermediate systems and the core network. By monitoring a network the management entity can get the static, dynamic and statistical information of the network."
Can be compared as a policemen who does round-the-clock patrols
“ISPs claim heightened awareness and
vigorous monitoring have helped
Other projects extend the core functionality provided with a basic Nagios install