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Open RAN World
April 2023

Andreas Könen
Director General CI Cyber and Information Security at German Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community


Andreas Könen is the Director General CI Cyber and Information security. Previously he was the Head of Directorate IT II IT and cyber security; secure information technology and ÖS III Cyber security in the field of law enforcement and domestic intelligence by the German Federal Ministry of the interior. Before it he was the Vice President of the German “Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)”. Mr Könen, a graduate mathematician, joined the BSI in 2006, taking on the post as the head of the executive staff of the BSI Director General. In 2009 he became the head of the division
“Security in Applications and Critical Infrastructures” and subsequently head of the department “Security Consulting and Coordination”. Prior to BSI, Mr Könen held various positions in the field of
information technology within the German Federal Administration, including executive functions.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion | Designing a Policy Roadmap to Transform Connectivity