Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder

Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder

Head of Security at .SE
Joined on March 18, 2015 – Sweden
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Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder is Head of Security at .SE. She has been ranked as one of Sweden's foremost experts on IT security by the magazine Computer Sweden. She is a member of the board of CENTR (an association of internet Country Code Top Level Domain Registries), of IRI (The Swedish Law and Informatics Research Institute), the foundation for Development of Telematiques (TU-stiftelsen) and SNUS (the Swedish Network Users' Society). She is furthermore a member of the information security council of the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) and is one of the handful of individuals assigned as Trusted Community Representative and participates in the DNSSEC key generation for the internet root zone as Crypto Officer, appointed by ICANN (the internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers). Since january 2013 she is also a member of the swedish Digitalization Commissions expert group.

Ms. Eklund Löwinder was also a member of the very first groups that helped the Swedish Standards Institute (SIS) and Swedac to develop what now is known as the ISO 27000-standard for information security management. She regularly comments on government proposals regarding internet and security related issues. Among her previous employers are the Swedish Agency for Public Management and the ICT Commission. Ms. Eklund Löwinder holds a degree in systems science from Stockholm University.

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Ten Years of Secure DNS at .se! (What We Learned)

Ten years ago today, and with 300,000 domains in the zone file, we introduced DNSSEC at .se. It was the end of a fairly long journey, or at least the first stage. The first Swedish workshop to test the new function according to the specifications from the Internet Engineering Task Force was arranged in 1999. At that time, I was still working in the IT Commission's Secretariat, and the standard was far from complete as it turned out. Our ambition was to change the world, at least the world that exists on the internet. more

Is DNSSEC Worth the Effort?

A blog post has created some attention online through its extremely negative attitude to DNSSEC. Through the years, I have come in contact with many arguments against DNSSEC that suggest that anyone who is critical has not managed to or wanted to familiarize themselves with what DNSSEC is and does. We have received many questions concerning the article, so I feel it's appropriate to respond to the criticism. more

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