Mikko Karikytö is the Head of Ericsson Network Security. With his team of the leading security experts in the Ericsson CTO office, their mission is to secure the Ericsson networks in our digital era. With Mikko’s background and experience from security operations like incident response and vulnerability management as well as security assurance he is a true CyberSec leader with an obsession on improving our digital society.
Prior Mikko led Ericsson Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) with responsibility of product security incident response and vulnerability management across the Ericsson group. Mikko has also worked as an incident response and vulnerability management expert in Ericsson PSIRT conducting cyber security investigations across the planet and analysed impacts of vulnerabilities to telecommunications networks globally.
Before joining Ericsson, Mikko explored the industry of physical security and did military service as an officer at the Finnish defence forces.