I am Mikel Iturbe, Lecturer & Researcher at Mondragon University, located at the heart of the Basque Country. My research interests include Network Security, Data Science applications and Industrial Control Systems. I am part of the Data Analysis and Cybersecurity team.

My main research line is related to anomaly detection and security monitoring of Industrial Control Systems by leveraging data-driven methods. I am also interested in the field of data science, machine learning and network security.

I got my PhD concerning Industrial Network security at Mondragon University. I hold a MSc in ICT Security at at the Open University of Catalonia, the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the Rovira i Virgili University and I got my BSc in Computer Engineering at Mondragon University. Moreover, I have also carried out research work at the Fraunhofer IGD Institute for Graphics Research in Darmstadt, Germany, the University of Granada in Granada, Spain and the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden.

When I am not in front of the computer, I enjoy reading, hiking and taking photographs.