When system log messages (all of them: hardware, security, syserr, etc) are generated in OpenVOS, they are sent to the syserr partition, and an event is notified. A process named TheOverseer is waiting on that event, along with a lot of other events.
Paul Green and I were discussing a new command he’s working on called check_module_security. The subject of unnecessary commands available at the login prompt came up. Jon Schmidt of Transaction Design recommends in an article about Locking the Barn Door.