IT4SEC Reports

The peer-reviewed series IT4Sec Reports, ISSN 1314-5614, presents original results, in English or in Bulgarian, on the interplay between developments in the fields of security and information technologies and systems. It is managed by an Editorial Board chaired by Academician Prof. Kiril Boyanov, and including Dr. Stoyan Avramov, Associate Prof. Venelin Georgiev, Prof. Velichka Milina, Associate Prof. Zlatogor Minchev, Associate Prof. Georgi Pavlov, Prof. Todor Tagarev, and Associate Prof. Velizar Shalamanov. You can submit your report to the Managing Editor, Nataly Ivanova.

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130 Velkova, Lidia. Facilitating Factors and Effects of Corruption Networks In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2015.
129 Georgiev, Venelin. A Two-Level Model for Describing the Risk Profile in Formulating Policy and Developing Security Capabilities In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2015.
128 Tagarev, Todor, Petya Ivanova, and Nataly Ivanova. Bulgaria: Information on Capabilities, Organisations, Policies, and Legislation in Crisis Management and Disaster Response In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2015.
127 Petkov, Vesselin, and Todor Tagarev. Hungary: Capabilities, Organisations, Policies, and Legislation in crisis management and disaster response In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2015.
126 Spassov, Philip, and Todor Tagarev. Lithuania: Capabilities, Organisations, Policies, and Legislation in crisis management and disaster response In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2015.
125 Spassov, Philip, and Vesselin Petkov. Latvia: Capabilities, Organisations, Policies, and Legislation in crisis management and disaster response In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2015.
124 Spassov, Philip. Estonia: Capabilities, Organisations, Policies, and Legislation in crisis management and disaster response In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2015.
123 Ratchev, Valeri. Slovenia: Capabilities, Organisations, Policies, and Legislation in crisis management and disaster response In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2015.
122 Ratchev, Valeri. Montenegro: Capabilities, Organisations, Policies, and Legislation in crisis management and disaster response In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2015.
121 Ratchev, Valeri, Todor Tagarev, and Zlatogor Minchev. Romania: Capabilities, Organisations, Policies, and Legislation in crisis management and disaster response In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2015.
120 Tzvetkov, Georgi, Philip Spassov, Vesselin Petkov, and Todor Tagarev. Albania: Capabilities, Organisations, Policies, and Legislation in crisis management and disaster response In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2015.
119 Petkov, Vesselin, and Todor Tagarev. Poland: Capabilities, Organisations, Policies, and Legislation in crisis management and disaster response In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2015.
118 Alipiev, Ilian. Changes in the Security Environment and the Forms, Methods and Means of Conflict: Hybrid War In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2015.
117 Georgiev, Venelin. Levels of Cybersecurity Training and Education In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2015.
116 Ivanova, Yoana. Policies for the Protection of Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attacks In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2014.
115 Minchev, Zlatogor. Cyber Threats Analysis In On-Line Social Networks With A Study On User Response In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2014.
114 Ivanova, Yoana. Applying Multimedia Technologies in The Information Systems of The Security and Defense Field In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2014.
113 Monev, Vesselin. Security of SSD Drives with Full Disk Encryption and Some Attacks (in Bulgarian) In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2014.
112 Milina, Velichka. From Post-industrial towards Neo-industrial Economy (in Bulgarian) In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2014.
111 Monev, Veselin. Enterprise IT security metrics: Classification, examples and characteristics (in Bulgarian) In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2014.
110 Tagarev, Todor. Bulgaria’s contribution in the Development of NATO and EU’s Defence Capabilities (in Bulgarian) In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2013.
109 Dimitrov, Michael. Why the Organization Needs Information Security Policy and Programme In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2013.
108 Milina, Velichka. Cybersecurity: A National Strategic Issue In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2013.
107 Georgiev, Venelin. Strategy Maps and Balanced Scorecard - used for Assessing the Activities of the Entities in the BAS In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2013.
106 Milina, Velichka. New Trends in the Policies for Security of Critical Energy Infrastructures In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2013.
105 Minchev, Zlatogor. Cyber Threats in Social Networks and Users’ Response Dynamics In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2012.
104 Tagarev, Todor, Zlatogor Minchev, and Nataliya Ivanova. Academic Research on Cybersecurity In It4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2012.
103 Tagarev, Todor. Challenges of Implementation of National Security Strategies in Transition Democracies from a Governance Perspective In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2012.
102 Kostova, Nevena. Effective Aviation Transport Security Management through a Balanced Scorecard In It4Sec Reports. Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2012.
101 Iliev, Mladen. A Balanced Scorecard for Managing the National Service for Protection In It4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2012.
100 Ratchev, Valeri, Uwe Nerlich, and Todor Tagarev. Context Scenarios and Alternative Future EU Roles as a Global Security Actor In It4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2012.
99 Tagarev, Todor, Stayka Angelova, and Liliya Georgieva. Activities of the IT4Sec Department in 2011 In It4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2012.
98 Petkov, Petko. Cybersecurity: Emerging Characteristics and Impact on Defence In It4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2012.
97 Georgiev, Venelin. Critical Infrastructure and Supply Chain Protection: EU possible development paths and strategies In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2012.
95 Georgiev, Venelin, and Todor Tagarev. Balancing Ambitions and Resource Constraints in Shaping Collective Security and Defence Policies In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
94 Tagarev, Todor, and Valeri Ratchev. Civil-military interaction in the EU’s comprehensive approach In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
93 Georgiev, Venelin. NATO’s Role in Implementing the Smart Defence Concept In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
92 Ratchev, Valeri, Todor Tagarev, and Uwe Nerlich. Towards the exploration of future EU roles as a global security actor In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
91 Tagarev, Todor, Ilian Alipiev, and Nataliya Ivanova. Information support requirements of the Ministry of Justice In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
90 Tagarev, Todor, and Georgi Tsvetkov. Comparative Defence Data Analysis In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
89 Georgiev, Venelin. Economical aspects of the BGAF multirole aircraft acquisition project In IT4Sec reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
88 Tagarev, Todor, Valeri Ratchev, and Petya Ivanova. Framework for Analysis of Potential EU Roles in the Comprehensive Approach In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
87 Tagarev, Todor. Architectural requirements in the integration of the Electronic Communications Network and the National Network of the State Administration In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
86 Mihov, Mihail. Strategic management of security and defence organizations In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
85 Tagarev, Todor. Phases and Challenges of Security Sector Reform in the Experience of Bulgaria In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
84 Iliev, Kamen. Role of research and innovation in the process of transforming the defence capabilities of the Bulgarian armed forces In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
83 Tagarev, Todor. Countering Corruption in the Defence Sector: Main Risks and Challenges In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
82 Tagarev, Todor. Foresight-related terminology in defence In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
81 Tagarev, Todor. The Intelligent Organisation in the Defence Sector In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
80 Minchev, Zlatogor. Cybersecurity and cyberdefence – elements of smart defence in 21st Century In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
79 Minchev, Zlatogor. Selected M&S Capabilities with Application in the Security Area In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
78 Tagarev, Todor. NATO and NATO Partnerships in Enhancing Security through Resilience In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
77 Tagarev, Todor. Countering Corruption in the Defense Sector: Key Challenges to Bulgaria and Southeast Europe and Good Practice In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
76 Nikolova, Irena. COMPUTER ASSISTED EXERCISES MANAGEMENT ENVIRONMENT FOR CIVIL SECURITY In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
75 Tagarev, Todor, and Venelin Georgiev. National R&T capacity in the interest of defence: Methodology for assessment and web platform for gathering and presenting information In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
74 Minchev, Zlatogor, Kiril Boianov, and Hristo Turlakov. Critical Infrastructure Attacks In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
73 Tagarev, Todor. Managing change in complex organizations in deep uncertainty In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
72 Tagarev, Todor. 2010 Annual Report of the IT4Sec department In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2011.
71 Tagarev, Todor. Strategic Defence Management: From Core Processes to Organizational Structures In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
70 Minchev, Zlatogor. Threats and Challenges in Social Networks. A European Glance and Alliance Perspective in the Context of the New Strategic Concept In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
69 Tagarev, Todor. For effective and efficient security sector In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
68 Tagarev, Todor. Developing Guidelines and RTD Strategies for Crisis Management in Natural Disasters In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
67 Minchev, Zlatogor. Information Processes and Threats in Social Networks: A Case Study In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
66 Tagarev, Todor. Modern System of International Relations: Elaboration of Strategies for Ukraine In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
65 Tagarev, Todor. Prioritising Capabilities in View of Risks In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
64 Tagarev, Todor. Costing in Capability-Based Planning In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
63 Tagarev, Todor. An Exercise in Defining Capability Requirements In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
62 Tagarev, Todor. Policy for security and development of the unified Electronic Communications Network and the National Network of the State Administration In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
61 Minchev, Zlatogor. Five years research and development of information systems for security In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
60 Minchev, Zlatogor. New Cyber Security Challenges In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
59 Tagarev, Todor. Requirements and constraints in the design and selection of critical infrastructure protection scenarios In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
58 Minchev, Zlatogor. New threats in cyberspace In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
57 Tagarev, Todor. Transformation Strategies In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
56 Tagarev, Todor. Strategic Risk Assessment In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
55 Tagarev, Todor. Programme for management of the Institute of Information and Communication Technologies of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
54 Minchev, Zlatogor, and Ilia Nalbantov. For a new approach to the modernization of the Bulgarian armed forces In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
53 Tagarev, Todor, and Venelin Georgiev. Protecting European Critical Infrastructure: Training course for civil servants, owners and operators of critical infrastructures in the energy sector In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
52 Minchev, Zlatogor. Bulgarian Emergency Management System In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
51 Georgiev, Venelin. Civilian oversight of the Armed Forces: Defence budget In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
50 Tagarev, Todor. Effective Resource Management in a Good Governance Context In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
49 Tagarev, Todor. Driving forces of security services’ reform in the countries of Eastern Europe In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
48 Tagarev, Todor. Introduction to the Planning for Defence Capabilities In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
47 Tagarev, Todor. Strategic Defence Review: Purpose, Principles, Players In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
46 Tagarev, Todor. Concept for Strategic Defence Managenment In IT4Sec Reports. Vol. 46. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
45 Tagarev, Todor. Democratic Legitimacy of Security Sector Governance in Crisis Situations In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2010.
44 Tagarev, Todor. Basics of Effective Resource Management in the Security Sector In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
43 Georgiev, Venelin. Program-based Defence Resource Management and Defence Acquisition In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
42 Tagarev, Todor. Democratic Defence Management and the Role of Parliament In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
41 Tagarev, Todor. Improving Governance in the Management of Resources in the Security and Defence Sector In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
40 Tagarev, Todor. Crisis Management in a multilateral context In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
39 Tagarev, Todor. National Crisis Management Systems In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
38 Tagarev, Todor. Principles of crisis management In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
37 Tagarev, Todor. Modalities of the EU-12 defence-related supplier base In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
36 Tagarev, Todor. Life Cycle Management: Key Issues and Challenges in Transition Countries In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
35 Tagarev, Todor. Developing Capabilities for Education and Research in Defence Management: The Bulgarian Experience In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
34 Tagarev, Todor. Programmes and Programming as Tools for Effective Resource Management In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
33 Tagarev, Todor. Good Governance and Quality Management Principles In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
32 Tagarev, Todor. Competencies of the EU-12 defence-related supplier base, EDA study In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
31 Tagarev, Todor. Methodology for Assessing Vulnerabilities and Planning Measures for Protection of Critical Infrastructures, ICT Fair for Trust & Security Research In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
30 Tagarev, Todor. Programme-based Management for Effective Oversight of the Security Sector In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
29 Tagarev, Todor. Managing Defence Resources on a Programme Basis In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
28 Tagarev, Todor. Strategic Defence Review: Goals, Reasons, Methodology, Organisation In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
27 Minchev, Zlatogor. Joint Training Simulation and Analysis Center (JTSAC) Technical Report In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
26 Tagarev, Todor. Strategic Defence Review in the context of Euroatlantic Integration: Lessons learned from Bulgaria’s experience In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2009.
25 Tagarev, Todor. Legal Basis of the National Security and Defence Policy In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2008.
24 Shalamanov, Velizar. Production model of the armed forces In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2008.
23 Tagarev, Todor. Democratic governance of the security sector: Defence Policy In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2008.
22 Tagarev, Todor. Defence Programmes as a Language for Effective Communication In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2008.
21 Tagarev, Todor. Lessons Learned from Multi-national Defence Cooperation in South East Europe In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2007.
20 Shalamanov, Velizar. Methodology for operational analysis of the system for national security and defence, operational analysis of organisational practices on the basis of a set of scenarios for defence planning In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2007.
19 Tagarev, Todor. Capabilities Based Planning: The Effectiveness of PPBES in Ensuring a Superior Output In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2007.
18 Tagarev, Todor. Can We Measure Effectiveness and Efficiency of Defence Diplomacy, Public Discussion on “Defence Diplomacy” In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2007.
17 Tagarev, Todor. Civilians in Defence Ministries: Competencies and Decision-making Roles, Public Discussion on “Role of Civilians in Department of Defence” In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2007.
16 Tagarev, Todor. Life cycle of defence products, technology readiness, taxonomies In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2007.
15 Tagarev, Todor. Main principles in setting defence R&T policy In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2007.
14 Tagarev, Todor. Relating Budget Decisions to Policy Objectives through Defence Programs In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2006.
13 Tagarev, Todor. Role of the offsets for the development of the national defence industrial base In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2006.
12 Tagarev, Todor. Program-based Resource Management: Guidance and Implementation In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2006.
10 Tagarev, Todor. Security sector budgeting: main issues and good practices In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2006.
09 Minchev, Zlatogor. White paper on the initial participation of Joint Training Simulation and Analyses Center in Computer Assisted eXercise for Crises Management In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2006.
08 Shalamanov, Velizar, and Zlatogor Minchev. Analysis and adaptation of NC3A and NATO member countries’ models for analysis, estimation, decision-making, planning and management in emergency situations and support to the computer assisted staff exercises at national and regional level (SEE and the In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2005.
07 Shalamanov, Velizar, and Stoyan Avramov. Architecture for the integration of field and stationary information systems for emergency management In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2005.
06 Shalamanov, Velizar. The Security of the Black Sea Region in the Context of NATO’s Expansion: Opportunities for Cooperation In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2005.
05 Tagarev, Todor. Defence Planning: Strategic and Financial Aspects In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2005.
04 Tagarev, Todor. Integrated Defence Planning: From National Security Policy to Force Planning In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2005.
03 Shalamanov, Velizar, Stoyan Balabanov, and Todor Tagarev. Analysis and evaluation of the system for civil protection and reaction in crisis situations: White Paper on the Civil Protection of the Republic of Bulgaria In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2004.
02 Shalamanov, Velizar, and Stoyan Avramov. Study of the operational performance of field modules for crisis management and planning for field demonstrations In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2004.
01 Shalamanov, Velizar, and Stoyan Avramov. Architectural approach to planning communications and information systems for crisis management In IT4Sec Reports. Sofia: Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, 2004.