Victor Julien

Recent Advances in Suricata

Victor will provide a short introduction into Suricata IDS/IPS, followed by a more in-depth discussion of one of the newest features: file extraction and inspection.


Victor has been active as a software developer in the infosec community for many years. He is the creator of the Vuurmuur firewall project, has been one of the developers at the Snort_inline IPS project.  Victor has spent the last years doing contract development on Open Source security software including significant additions to Snort. At the end of 2007 he started development on the Suricata codebase on which he now leads the development effort. Victor maintains a blog at  and uses twitter. Victor resides in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.