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To ancients of the north, the steam rising from the hot stones of a sauna was akin to the very life force of man. To this day, deals are struck and decisions made in saunas, where movers and shakers gather to exchange ideas.

We invite you to Cyber Security Sauna (#CyberSauna), the podcast for sweating out the hot topics in security. We bring you expert guests with sizzling insight into the latest information security trends and topics. F-Secure's self-proclaimed "cyber translator" Janne Kauhanen hosts the show to make sure you know all you need to about the hotter-than-ever infosec game.

Jan 19, 2021

We thought locking up data and demanding a ransom to decrypt it was bad. But ransomware criminals have stooped even lower and now, threats of public data exposure on top of multimillion-dollar ransoms are routine tactics. What's next? Where's ransomware going in 2021? Joining us to give his take is F-Secure's chief research officer and CISO MAG's Cybersecurity Person of the Year 2020, Mikko Hypponen. Also in this episode: Ransomware's evolution, why it's mainly a Windows problem, the impact of remote work, how ransomware's industrialization affects the threat landscape, and more.

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Episode 49 transcript