I am a software architect and lead programmer with
over 30 years of industry experience,
with an inkling for embedded and things. Since summer 2017, I’ve had
the pleasure of enjoying
academic freedom at
My focus is in understanding how distributed ledger technologies (aka
blockchains) can be used to build non-rival and anti-rival
compensation methods, leading us to a post-capitalistic world.
I prefer e-mail for communication, and don’t answer to cold phone
calls. I don’t follow social media.
Personal email: firstname dot lastname at iki dot fi
I’ve pretty much stopped updating this web site. Google knows
my latest things better than I know my pockets.
Please note that many links below are broken, due to my previous web
site provider trashing my site and not having time to fish the content
Ongoing projects (as of 2018)
Selected publications from my past life
- Pekka Nikander, Andrei Gurtov, and Thomas R. Henderson, “Host
Identity Protocol (HIP): Connectivity, Mobility, Multi-Homing,
Security, and Privacy over IPv4 and IPv6
Networks,” in IEEE Communications
Surveys and Tutorials, Volume 12 Issue 2, pp. 186-204, April 2010.
- Petri Jokela, Andras Zahemszky, Christian Esteve Rothernberg, Somaya
Arianfar, and Pekka Nikander, “LIPSIN: Line Speed Publish/Subscribe
SIGCOMM 2009, Barcelona, August 17-21, 2009.
- Tuomas Aura, Pekka Nikander, and Gonzalo Camarillo, “Effects of
Mobility and Multihoming on Transport-Layer
Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy,
Berkeley/Oakland, California, May 9-12, 2004, IEEE Computer Society.
- Pekka Nikander, Jukka Ylitalo, and Jorma Wall, “Integrating
Security, Mobility, and Multi-Homing in a HIP
Way,” in Proceedings of
Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium (NDSS’03),
February 6-7, 2003, San Diego, CA, pp. 87-99, Internet Society,
- Jari Arkko and Pekka Nikander, “How to Authenticate Unknown
Principals without Trusted Parties,” in
Proceedings of Security Protocols Workshop 2002, Cambridge, UK,
April 16-19, 2002.
- Pekka Nikander, Kristiina Karvonen, “Users and Trust in
Cyberspace”, a position paper, in the
Proceedings of Cambridge Security Protocols Workshop 2000, April
3-5, 2000, Cambridge University.
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