Mikko Hypponen

World-Wide Computer Security and Privacy Expert

  • Mikko Hypponen`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Mikko Hypponen`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Finland

  • Mikko Hypponen`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Mikko Hypponen`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Finland

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Fighting Viruses, Defending the Net

It’s been 25 years since the first PC virus (Brain A) hit the net, and what was once an annoyance has become a sophisticated tool for crime and espionage. Computer security expert Mikko Hyppönen tells us how we can stop these new viruses from threatening the internet as...

It’s been 25 years since the first PC virus (Brain A) hit the net, and what was once an annoyance has become a sophisticated tool for crime and espionage. Computer security expert Mikko Hyppönen tells us how we can stop these new viruses from threatening the internet as we know it.

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Three Types of Online Attack

Cybercrime expert Mikko Hypponen talks us through three types of online attack on our privacy and data — and only two are considered crimes. “Do we blindly trust any future government? Because any right we give away, we give away for good.”

How the NSA Betrayed the World's Trust - Time to Act

Recent events have highlighted, underlined and bolded the fact that the United States is performing blanket surveillance on any foreigner whose data passes through an American entity — whether they are suspected of wrongdoing or not. This means that, essentially, every ...

Recent events have highlighted, underlined and bolded the fact that the United States is performing blanket surveillance on any foreigner whose data passes through an American entity — whether they are suspected of wrongdoing or not. This means that, essentially, every international user of the internet is being watched, says Mikko Hypponen. An important rant, wrapped with a plea: to find alternative solutions to using American companies for the world’s information needs.

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About Keynote Speaker Mikko Hypponen

About Speaker Mikko Hypponen…

Mikko Hypponen is a world-wide authority on computer security and privacy issues. He has been working with computer security for over 20 years and has fought the biggest malware outbreaks in the net. As a result, he has been involved in catching several online criminals. He also tracked down the authors of the very first PC virus. Mr. Hypponen has also extensively researched cyber warfare and online espionage. He has written on these topics for magazines such as Scientific American and Foreign Policy.

Mikko Hypponen was listed as one of the 50 Most Important People on the Web by the PC World magazine. Tagged as a “Code Warrior” by Vanity Fair, Hypponen is a go-to expert on cybercrime for international news media. In 2013, Reader’s Digest listed Hypponen as one of the “8 Europeans who make a difference” together with Adele and Felix Baumgartner. Later in the same year he was inducted to the Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame. Mr. Hypponen sits on the advisory boards of the Lifeboat Foundation and T2.

Mr. Hypponen set up one of the first websites in Europe, and he started one of the first blogs in history. Nowadays, he runs his award-winning Twitter account at twitter.com/mikko

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Mikko Hypponen has delivered hundreds of talks in over 40 countries over the last 20 years, including keynotes in the most important security conferences. In 2010, he was awarded the Virus Bulletin Award as the best educator in the industry.

Mr. Hypponen has keynoted at events like TEDGlobal 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 Zeitgeist, MWC, CeBIT, several oil & gas companies in the Middle East and banks in Europe and in South Africa. He has also addresses the EU Parliament on privacy topics and lectured at the Cambridge University.

Mikko Hypponen has delivered the most watched online security talk on the internet. This is his TED Talk from 2011. It has been watched over 1 million times and it has been translated to over 40 languages.

 

Testimonials

Mikko exhibits a remarkable capacity to make complex technical concepts easy to understand, uncoupling the relevant from the mere buzz, and bringing notable anecdotes and first-hand accounts to his storytelling.

Bruno Giussani

European director, TED

Mikko made us think and he made us laugh. As a speaker, he was very knowledgeable and inspirational. He made us hope that the talk wouldn’t end just yet!

Emilia Häyrynen

MSD

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