Host Monitoring

  • David J. Marchette
Part of the Statistics for Engineering and Information Science book series (ISS)


Host monitoring refers to gathering and analyzing information related to the security of a single computer. This usually involves looking at the security log files, monitoring processes, disk usage, file access, and other information related to the proper functioning of the computer. It can also refer to monitoring users on a computer, in an attempt to detect unauthorized users.


False Alarm Rate Intrusion Detection User Profile System Call Unauthorized User 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • David J. Marchette
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  1. 1.Naval Surface Warfare CenterDahlgrenUSA

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