Training: 8–9 November 2016
Tutorials & Conference: 9–11 November 2016
Amsterdam, NL

Building and designing MISP, a practical information-sharing tool for cybersecurity and fraud indicators

Alexandre Dulaunoy (CIRCL (The Computer Incident Response Center Luxembourg))
13:15–13:55 Friday, 11 November, 2016
Security in context (security datasci)
Location: G104/105 Level: Intermediate
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)

Prerequisite knowledge

  • A basic knowledge of network and system security
  • Familiarity with the difficulties of information security

What you'll learn

  • Understand the history, development, and use cases of MISP, a free software tool that supports the information-sharing practices among communities


Information sharing is a key element in detecting security breaches and proactively protecting information systems and infrastructures, but the practical aspect is often forgotten. Alexandre Dulaunoy offers an overview of MISP, a free software tool that supports information-sharing practices among communities, and shares some lessons learned while building it.

Topics include:

  • An overview of the information-sharing challenges in cybersecurity
  • Best practices in information security
  • The history of the MISP platform
  • How the development of the free software project helps to support information-sharing practices
  • How the platform is designed to support analysts, reversers, and ICT professionals in their day-to-day activities
  • The ongoing projects in the MISP platform and how you can contribute
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Alexandre Dulaunoy

CIRCL (The Computer Incident Response Center Luxembourg)

Alexandre Dulaunoy works at the Luxembourgian Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) CIRCL in the research and operational fields. He is also lecturer in information security at Paul-Verlaine University in Metz and the University of Luxembourg. Alexandre encountered his first computer in the ’80s—and promptly disassembled it to learn how the thing worked. Previously, Alexandre manager of global information security at SES, a leading international satellite operator, and worked as senior security network consultant at Ubizen (now Cybertrust) and other companies. He also cofounded Conostix, a startup that specialized in information security management. Alexandre enjoys working on projects that blend “free information,” innovation, and direct social improvement. When not gardening binary streams, he likes facing the reality of ecosystems while gardening plants or doing photography. He enjoys it when humans use machines in unexpected ways.