Related link: http://www.gartner.com/5_about/press_releases/pr11june2003c.jsp
By now, everybody have heard that a well-known analyst firm, Gartner, has proclaimed that Intrusion Detection technology is a failure and will be gone before 2005. To have a good laugh, read the original press release at the above link. An enlightening discussion of the announcement and related issues with IDS technology arose on the focus-ids mailing list. See this link for a
Related link: http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200306/dadvocate.html
Greg Lehey has written an excellent article for Daemon News on the Linux versus SCO debacle from the point of view of a BSD user. (Or at least from the point of view of one BSD user).
One particularly interesting hypothesis:
Linux source code is freely available. UnixWare source code is not, even less than many other proprietary UNIX implementations. Thus it would be easier to copy code from Linux to UnixWare then from UnixWare to Linux.
Lehey also has a page tracking the debate.
Will the SCO Lawsuit cause a run toward BSD operating systems?