The Cyber Arms Race

Lecturer: Mikko Hyppönen

Event type: Guest lecture

Event time: 2015-01-20 16:15 to 17:15

Place: Auditorium T1, Aalto CS Building, Konemiehentie 2, Espoo

Web page: Helsinki Distinguished Lecture Series on Future IT


The next lecture in the Helsinki Distinguished Lecture Series on Future Information Technology will be given by the Chief Research Officer of F-Secure, Mikko Hyppönen. The lecture will be followed by cocktails.

The event is free of charge and open to all interested in the leading research in information technology.

Please register by clicking here by Wednesday, 14 January 2015 (for logistic purposes).


The online threat landscape does not stand still. One of the best ways to understand the threats is to understand the attackers and their motives. What are the criminals attackers doing today? What about the hactivists? And why do we see more and more malware written and attacks launched by democratic Western governments? Indeed – where are we going?

About the Speaker

Mikko Hyppönen is the Chief Research Officer at F-Secure. He has fought the biggest malware outbreaks in the net over the last 20 years. Mr. Hyppönen has written on his research for magazines such as Scientific American and Foreign Policy and for newspapers like The New York Times. His TED Talk is the most viewed computer security talk in the world.