Mika Ylianttila

M.Sc., D.Sc. (Tech), eMBA
Network security

CWC-Networks and Systems
Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

Mika Ylianttila

Mika Ylianttila (M. Sc, Dr.Sc, eMBA) is full professor at the Centre for Wireless Communications - Networks and Systems research unit, at the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE), University of Oulu, Finland. He is the Director of Communications Engineering Doctoral Degree Program and Research Integrity Adviser of the faculty. He leads NetSEC (Network security, trust and privacy) research group which studies and develops secure, scalable and resource-efficient techniques for 5G and beyond 5G and IoT systems. He has co-authored more than 200 international peer-reviewed articles. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and associate editor in IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security.


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  • network security, cyber security, information security, security in 5G and beyond, 6G, edge computing, software defined networking

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Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 3
University of Oulu, Linnanmaa
90570 Oulu

Entrance: E-Door / 4th floor / Room TS444

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P.O.Box 4500
FI-90014 University of Oulu