Roles and Functions of Cybersecurity Manager

At issue is an overview of the requirements for the person who performs the functions of cybersecurity manager focusing on its roles and responsibilities. Among the main roles are considered obligations of the cybersecurity manager to formulate objectives, priorities and tasks within the department, creating a team of specialists in cybersecurity, balancing the interests...

Legal aspects of information security

In the theme some key issues related to the legal protection of certain types of information whose content increases their sensitivity and hence as a consequence requires the adoption and implementation of specific legal measures to ensure their security are presented. As examples of such information, the theme are considered the peculiarities of the protection of...

Budgeting for capabilities

This lecture presents defence budgets and budgeting from the point of view of (potentially to be) delivered defence capabilities.

Currently, lecture materials are in Bulgarian. Some of the key references are in English and openly accessible on this website.

Introduction to the theory of public administration

This is a test description of a lecture theme.

Strategic Management in Security and Defence

The lecture presents the main governance functions and processes in defence and a concept for strategic defence management, i.e. the balancing of goals and ambitions, strategy, capabilities and planning risk in a changing force development environment. On this conceptual basis, the lecture presents a capability taxonomy, recommendations for improvement of organisational...

A System for Managing Force Development

The lecture presents initiatives and projects aimed at enhancing Bullgaria's system for managing force development, and in particular the "Force Management System," designed with the assistance of US consultants. It then provides a critical analysis of current norms and practices, and the outlines of a system of strategic defence management, intended to remedy identified...

Security and Defence Industrial Base

The defence industrial base is examined as a key component of the defence potential of a country or an alliance. The lecture presents the trends in the evolution of the defence industries in the Euroatlantic area, along with national examples covering other countries. It provides analysis of the emergence of a ‘security industry’ in a defence-security continuum, supporting...