Fréderic Cuppens  is a Full Professor at École Polytechnique de Montréal. He received the Engineering degree in computer science and the Ph.D. degree and the HDR (Habilitation to supervise research). He has been working for more than 20 years on various topics of computer security, including definition of formal models of security policies, access control to network and information systems, intrusion detection, reaction and countermeasures, and formal techniques to refine security policies and prove security properties. He has published more than 150 technical papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. He served on several conference program committees as a member or General Chair. He was the Program Committee Chair of several conferences, including ESORICS 2000, IFIP SEC 2004, SAR-SSI 2006, SETOP 2008, CRISIS 2011, PST 2011, and DBSEC 2012.