Philippe Humeau graduated in 1999 as IT security engineer from EPITA (Paris, France).

He founded his first company at the same time and quickly oriented it towards penetration testing and high security hosting. He was also deeply involved in Magento’s community creation & animation in France and versed into eCommerce (wrote 4 books on the topic). The company (NBS) was sold in 2016 and Philippe founded CrowdSec in 2019, gathering all his experience to create a new Open-source security...

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Security monster

The CrowdSec bouncer is designed to be included in any PHP application to help block attackers.

CrowdSec's new architecture improves communication among components to better protect systems against cybersecurity threats.
Security monster

Configuration changes to CrowdSec stopped a 7,000-machine botnet in less than a minute.
Lots of people in a crowd.

CrowdSec aims to leverage the power of the crowd to create a very accurate IP reputation database