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Mikko Hypponen
F-Secure
Mikko Hypponen is a globally known tech security guru and a TED Speaker. He works as the Chief Research Officer of F-Secure.

Mr. Hypponen has written on his research for the New York Times, Wired and Scientific America and appears frequently on international TV. He's been the subject of hundreds of interviews in global media, including a nine-page profile in Vanity Fair.

He has been selected among the 50 most important people on the web by the PC World magazine and was included in the FP Global 100 Thinkers list. He is a member of the board of the Nordic Business Forum and a member of the advisory board of T2.

Mr. Hypponen has also delivered the most watched online security talk on the internet. His TED Talk has been watched 1.5 million times and it has been translated into over 40 languages.

He has delivered hundreds of talks in over 40 countries over the last 20 years, including keynotes in the most important security conferences. Additionally, he was awarded the Virus Bulletin Award as the best educator in the industry.

Mr. Hypponen has keynoted at events like TED Global in Edinburgh, EDIST in Toronto, DLD in Münich, Forum the la Haute Horlogerie in Lausanne, and at various IDC events. His other speaking clients include SXSW, DLD, Google, MWC, CeBIT, several oil and gas companies in the Middle East, and banks in Europe and South Africa. He has also addresses the EU Parliament on privacy topics and lectured at the universities of Stanford and Cambridge.

Computer Security: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Technical Level (3 being the highest score): 2

Old school security expert Mikko Hypponen will explain the forces behind the trends that are shaping the security landscape around us. And, most importantly, he tells us what we all should be doing next to defend our networks against attacks that are becoming ever more complex.

Presentation video can be found HERE