Stein Schjølberg

Stein Schjolberg
Judge, Moss Tingrett Court, Norway; Chair of EWI Cyber Crime Legal Working Group

Stein Schjolberg is an extraordinary Court of Appeal Judge in Norway. He was appointed as a Judge in 1984 and as the Chief Judge of Moss tingrett Court from 1994-2010. Until 1984 he served as a prosecutor and Ass. Commissioner of Police in Oslo.

Judge Schjolberg is an international expert on cybercrime, and one of the founders of the global harmonization of computer crime legislation. He was a Fulbright-Hays Scholar at Stanford Research Institute (SRI International) in 1981-82. In cooperation with INTERPOL he organized the First INTERPOL Training Seminar for Investigators of Computer Crime in Paris, 1981. Judge Schjolberg has served as an expert on cybercrime for several international institutions.

He has published widely on computer crime and cybercrime legislation, in addition to court technology issues. He was appointed by the National Center for State Courts, United States, as a member of the International Think Tank on Global Court Technology in 1999-2001.

Judge Schjolberg was in 2007-2008 appointed by ITU in Geneva as the Chairman of the global High-Level Experts Group (HLEG) on cybersecurity, including almost 100 experts from around the world. The HLEG published two reports in 2008, The Chairmans´s Report  and The Global Strategic Report on Cybersecurity.
Judge Schjolberg was awarded the ITU Silver Medal in recognition of his contribution as the Chairman of the HLEG.

Judge Schjolberg is the Chair of the EastWest Institute (EWI) Cybercrime Legal Working Group (2010-).

For more information see his website

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