"Sun Microsystems has put in $5 million of a $24 million
investment in Tripwire, a further display of the company's support
for the open-source software model."
"Tripwire, based in Portland, Ore., makes software that detects
when important files have been changed, whether accidentally,
deliberately or through the actions of an intruder. The company
released its software as open source last year..."
"The new funding round was announced Tuesday. New investors
besides Sun were Deutsche Banc Alex Brown, ClearLight Partners and
Riverside Management. Earlier investors Bessemer Venture Partners,
Advanced Technology Ventures and Garage.com also contributed to the
funding round, Tripwire said."