Chief Executive Officer
Enthusiastic about technology, Samu has a background of leadership roles in tech sales and marketing. Samu’s talks cover everything from the latest threats to emerging technologies.
Chief Research Officer
Mikko Hypponen is a worldwide authority on computer security and the Chief Research Officer of F-Secure. He has written on his research for the New York Times, Wired and Scientific American and lectured at the universities of Oxford, Stanford and Cambridge. He sits in the advisory boards of EUROPOL and the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
How the NSA betrayed the world's trust - time to act
Brain: Searching for the first PC virus in Pakistan
Global Technical Director, F-Secure Consulting
Tomi is known as the “InfoSec Swiss Army Knife” because when it comes to defending computers, he’s done a little bit of everything. In his more than two decades in the industry, he has taken part in breakthrough research on Windows networking and electronic voting.
As F-Secure’s Head of Technical Security Consulting, he specializes in protecting enterprises – often by breaking into them before anyone else can. The founder of the t2 infosec conference, Tomi has twice been named one of the Top 100 IT Influencers in Finland.
Chief Information Security Officer
Erka Koivunen is a former head of the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) in Finland, and joined F-Secure in 2015 as a Cyber Security Advisor. Companies, governments, and a variety of other organizations consult with Erka extensively on everything from risk assessment to incident response, and he has testified as an expert witness for the EU, Finnish, and British Parliaments.
Principal Researcher, Tactical Defense Unit
Jarno is responsible for automatic malware processing and detection systems. Keen on data science and on analyzing behavioral patterns, he also teaches corporate info security at university. He speaks often at cybersecurity events.
Principal Security Consultant, F-Secure Consulting
Tom Van de Wiele is Principal Cyber Security Consultant at F-Secure with nearly 20 years of experience in information security. He specializes in red team operations and targeted penetration testing for the financial, gaming and service industry. When not breaking into banks Tom acts as an adviser on topics such as critical infrastructure and IoT as well as incident response and cyber crime.
Vice President, Tactical Defense Unit
Christine leads the team that runs the defense services that create rules and detections that power the F-Secure security products against the latest threats. The team also researches threats and creates external reports on those.
Head of Hardware Security, F-Secure Consulting
Andrea Barisani is an internationally recognized security researcher and founder of the consultancy firm Inverse Path, now part of F-Secure. He has presented at Blackhat, CanSecWest, and DEFCON, and can speak on topics ranging from automotive hacking, side-channel attacks, payment systems, embedded system security, and many other issues. He is also the founder of the Open Source Computer Security Incident Response Team (oCERT).