March 22, 2017 
March 22, 2017

Mikko at CeBIT Global Conference 2017

Mikko Hypponen is the Chief Research Officer for F-Secure. He has worked with F-Secure in Finland since 1991. Mr. Hypponen has led his team through the largest outbreaks in history. His team took down the world-wide network used by the Sobig.F worm. He was the first to warn the world about the Sasser outbreak, he named the infamous Storm Worm and he has done classified briefings on the operation of the Stuxnet worm.

Mikko Hypponen has assisted law enforcement in USA, Europe and Asia on cybercrime cases. He has written for magazines such as Scientific American and Foreign Policy and for newspapers like The New York Times. Mr. Hypponen has addressed the most important security-related conferences worldwide. He is also an inventor for several patents, including US patent 6,577,920 “Computer virus screening”.

Mikko Hyppoen has keynoted or spoken at various conferences around the world, including RSA, Black Hat and DEF CON. In addition to data security events, Hypponen has delivered talks at general-interest events, such as TED, TEDx, SXSW and Google Zeitgeist. He’s also spoken at various military events, including AFCEA events and the NATO CCD COE’s ICCC.

He has been the subject of dozens of interviews in global TV and print media, including in Vanity Fair. Mr. Hypponen, born in 1969, was selected among the 50 most important people on the web by the PC World magazine. He also received the Virus Bulletin Award, awarded every ten years, as “Best in industry”. Hyppönen is a columnist for BetaNews. He has also written on his research for CNN.

In 2011, he was ranked 61st in Foreign Policy’s Top 100 Global Thinkers report.

Apart from computer security issues, Mr. Hypponen enjoys collecting and restoring classic arcade video games and pinball machines from past decades.

Upcoming Events

March 2, 2017 - March 2, 2017

Mikko at RootedCON

Mikko Hypponen is a worldwide authority on computer security and the Chief Research Officer of F-Secure. He has written on his research for the New York Times, Wired and Scientific American and lectured at the universities of Oxford, Stanford and Cambridge. Hypponen has been listed on Foreign Policy Magazine’s Top 100 Global Thinkers list. He’s also the Curator for the Malware Museum […]

March 16, 2017 - March 16, 2017

Mikko at Cloud Security Expo

Mikko Hypponen is a worldwide authority on computer security and the Chief Research Officer of F-Secure. He has written on his research for the New York Times, Wired and Scientific American and lectured at the universities of Oxford, Stanford and Cambridge. Hypponen has been listed on Foreign Policy Magazine’s Top 100 Global Thinkers list. He’s also the Curator for the Malware Museum […]

March 22, 2017 - March 22, 2017

Mikko at CeBIT Global Conference 2017

Mikko Hypponen is the Chief Research Officer for F-Secure. He has worked with F-Secure in Finland since 1991. Mr. Hypponen has led his team through the largest outbreaks in history. His team took down the world-wide network used by the Sobig.F worm. He was the first to warn the world about the Sasser outbreak, he […]

April 28, 2017 - April 28, 2017

Mikko at PING

Mikko Hypponen is a worldwide authority on computer security and the Chief Research Officer of F-Secure. He has written on his research for the New York Times, Wired and Scientific American and lectured at the universities of Oxford, Stanford and Cambridge. Hypponen has been listed on Foreign Policy Magazine’s Top 100 Global Thinkers list. He’s also the Curator for the Malware Museum […]