Time: Wednesday, February 15, 12-1pm
Location: South Hall, Room 210
Lunch provided. RSVP below.
The world of computer security keeps changing. New kinds of attackers appear, with new targets, new motivations, and new methods. To understand and fight the attacks, we need to understand who the attackers are. Mikko Hypponen will look at the latest big hacking cases and reveal what really went on.
Mikko Hypponen is the Chief Research Officer of F-Secure, a European cybersecurity firm, where he has worked since 1991. He written on his research for the New York Times, Wired, and Scientific America, and he appears frequently on international TV. He has lectured at the universities of Stanford, Oxford, and Cambridge and he delivered the most watched computer security talk on the internet.
Mr. Hypponen has been the subject of hundreds of interviews in global media, including a profile in Vanity Fair. He was 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. Mr. Hypponen is a member of the board of the Nordic Business Forum and a member of the advisory board of T2.