Event Recap / February 2017

VIDEO: Mikko Hypponen, “Fighting Organized Online Crime”

Mikko Hypponen (center) with organizers Grant Ho, Department of Computer Science (left) and Kristin Lin, Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (right).

On February 15, 2017, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity—together with the UC Berkeley Department of Computer Science—were honored to present a talk by Mikko Hypponen,the Chief Research Officer of F-Secure, a European cybersecurity firm. Mr. Hypponen is a globally renowned expert on cybersecurity, and his research has been featured in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, among other publications.

In his talk, “Fighting Organized Online Crime,” Hypponen talked about the importance of understanding the motivations of different types of hackers, and he provided an overview of some of the tactics most commonly used by hackers—and defenders. The video of the presentation available below.

This event was presented as part of the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity’s Spring 2017 Seminar Series. See our series calendar for more information on other upcoming events.