Cyber Security and COVID-19

1 April, 2020

3 pm to 4 pm GMT+1 / BST

COVID-19 has fast changed the business cyber security landscape. If we act wisely and with intent, the lessons we learn through these delicate times will stay with us and our businesses a lifetime.

F-Secure’s Chief Research Officer, Mikko Hypponen, will explore the evolution of the threat landscape since the COVID-19 outbreak – and discuss the counter response needed to keep individuals and organizations safe. Designed for CIOs and CISOs facing new challenges on the front line, Mikko will address how to build resilience now, when the future feels less certain.

Topics covered

  • The state of cyber security in delicate times
  • Cyber attacks to date during COVID-19 – why they happened, and what you can do to avoid them
  • The implications of remote work – and how to remediate the risk of overnight change


Mikko Hypponen
Chief Research Officer, F-Secure

Mikko Hypponen is a global security expert. He has worked at F-Secure since 1991.

Mr. Hypponen has written on his research for the New York Times, Wired and Scientific American and he appears frequently on international TV. He has lectured at the universities of Stanford, Oxford and Cambridge.

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.

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