IT for security news


New Corresponding Members of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Prof. Svetozar Margenov, Director of the Institute of ICT, and our long-term partner Prof. Stefan Hadjotodorov were elected Corresponding Members of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.


Scientific session for the anniversary of "IT for Security"

On 22 December 2014 our department turns 10. To mark this anniversary, we invite all our associates, partners, and would be collaborators to join our celebration and inform us on their current research, findings, and future plans. For more information on the scientific session and the location see this announcement.


Cybersecurity Threats and Challenges. International Best Practices

Prof. Tagarev and Dr. Minchev will speak to the International conference "Cybersecurity Threats and Challenges. International Best Practices", to start on December 1st, at 13.30, in the Central Military Club in Sofia.


Crisis Management study tour to France

In the week of 24 November 2014 Amb. Valeri Ratchev from CSDM participated in a study tour to France for Kyrgyz government officials, with the purpose  to understand and reflect on the crisis management system operated by the French Government.


Speaking to the conference of commandants of the African Union

Amb. Valeri Ratchev will participate as guest speaker in the Annual Conference of Commandants of defence academies of the African Union (African Conference of Commandants). The event will take place in the new building of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 3-5 December 2014.


Launch of a new book on crisis management

On September 30, 2014 in Bishkek DCAF and its partners launched a new book under the title "The Experience of the Kyrgyz Republic in Crisis Management: Lessons for the Future", co-edited by Aida Alymbaeva and Prof. Todor Tagarev.


Sharp increase in the usage of IT4Sec and related publications

With the launch of the new website of the IT4Sec Department in early November the usage of materials from our database sharply increased, reaching for the first time 21,000 downloads in one month.


Study on 2035 scenarios on defence resource allocation

A new paper by Profs. Tagarev and Velkova on Bulgaria's defence budgeting scenarios with the outlook on 2035 appeared in the OMICS Journal of Defense Management.


The website of the DRIVER project is officially launched

The website of the DRIVER project is officially launched. Interested readers can now download from the website the first project brochure.