Åke Holmgren

Dr. Åke Holmgren is head of the Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Department at the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB).

Dr. Holmgren has more than 20 years of experience in cyber security and critical infrastructure protection from various government functions in Sweden. He has been a member of the Norwegian Commission on the digital vulnerability of society.

Dr. Holmgren has been Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Risk and Safety Analysis and a M.Sc. degree in engineering, both from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, and a B.Sc. degree in business administration and economics from Stockholm University.

At Paranoia 2019 Dr. Holmgren will give the talk "Countering Hybrid Threats - Civil Cyber Defence".