Argus: a hijacking alarm system

Suresh Ramasubramanian ops.lists at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 17:45:26 CST 2012


On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 10:45 PM, RijilV <rijilv at riji.lv> wrote:
>> A suggestion: pick a different name.  There's already a network tool
>> named Argus (it's been around for years): http://www.qosient.com/argus/
>>
>> I suggest using the name of a different Wishbone Ash album: "Bona Fide". ;-)

> Ha, there are already two with the name Argus:
> http://argus.tcp4me.com/

Argus being a many eyed dog from greek myth ..  no surprise a lot of
tools that do this kind of thing have the very same name.

Call it panopticon maybe?  [nastier connotations - originally a prison
design by jeremy bentham where a warder sitting in the center could
see everything around him]

--srs



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