Richard Oehme Director of the Office of Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection, Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB)

Mr. Richard Oehme is the Director of the Office of Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection at the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency. Mr. Oehme holds a B.A. in political science, from 1988. He has also been a reserve officer. He was born on November 27 1959. From 2008 – 2009 Mr. Oehme was a Senior Adviser and Head of the Analysis Section at the Crisis Management Coordination Secretariat at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Between 2005 – 2008 Mr. Richard Oehme was Head of the IT- and Protective Security Unit at the Government Offices Security and Premises Department. The purpose for the unit is the operational security of the Government Offices premises and IT-system.

During 2001-2005 Mr. Oehme was a Special Adviser at the Swedish Government Secretariat for Intelligence Co-ordination witch forms an administrative part of the Ministry of Defence. The objective of the Secretariat is to follow, co-ordinate and evaluate qualitative aspects of the defence intelligence activities and to ensure that the tasking of the defence intelligence community corresponds with Sweden’s security needs.

Between 2002-2005 Mr. Oehme was also a Special Adviser to the Swedish Commission on Information Security. The Commission resulted in four reports. The main arguments and proposals were in the two reports; Secure Information – Proposals on Information Security Policy (SOU 2005:42) and Information Security Policy – Organizational Consequences (SOU 2005:71).

From 1989-2000, Mr. Oehme was employed at the National Defence Radio Institute (FRA) where he held several posts.

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