World Press Freedom Day 2016
Chief Research Officer, F‐Secure (Finland)
Mikko Hypponen is a world-class cyber criminality expert and the Chief Research Officer of F-Secure, an online security and privacy company based in Helsinki. Since the 1990s, he has assisted law enforcement in the United States, Europe and Asia on cybercrime cases and advises governments on cybercrime. Mr Hypponen has written on his research for the New York Times, Wired, CNN.com and Scientific America. He has lectured at the universities of Stanford and Cambridge and also delivered the two most viewed computer security talks on the Internet. 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.