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Tool and Usage

MISP is short for Malware Information Sharing Platform. It helps with sharing threat data which can be used by defenders and malware researchers.

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Why this tool?

MISP collects, stores, and distributes security indicators and discovered threats. This makes the platform useful for those involved with security incidents and malware research. Users benefit from having a well-tested platform to structure the vast number of data points available when it comes to security threats. The tooling allows interaction with other tools, like security incident and event management (SIEM) and intrusion detection systems (IDS).

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a network threat detection tool and threat hunting tool.

MISP is commonly used for fraud detection, information gathering, or threat hunting. Target users for this tool are security professionals.

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + More than 50 contributors
  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

MISP was created by Christophe Vandeplas. Currently the project is managed by Andras Iklody.



Support operating systems

MISP is known to work on Linux.

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Project details
Latest release2.4.84 [2017-12-06]
License(s)AGPL 3.0
Last updatedDec. 10, 2017

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