Advanced research workshop "Cyber Terrorism as a New Security Threat"
Projects / Completed
Period: June 2006 - June 2007
Contacts: George Dimitrov
The project’s objective is to provide a forum for researchers and practicians from NATO countries and the states participated in the Partnership for Peace Programme - in particular the new (i.e. Bulgaria) and possible (i.e. Ukraine) Member States of NATO for exchanging and defining new ideas as well as establishing working contacts and examining the possibilities for future collaboration among the leading experts in the region in the fight with terrorism and cybercrimes. The main discussion topics include the interaction between cybercrime and organised crime, types of cyberterrorist attacks and the risks related to them, the cooperation to the government in the fight and prevention of cyberterrorism, measures for assuring security as authentication and authorization, detection of network interference, personal data and system protection, risk analysis, cryptography, biometrics, safe protocols for electronic commerce, wireless network security and cybercrime expertise.
Analysis on the topic “Types of cyber attacks and fight against cyber terrorism” have been developed. A working meeting for magistrates and cybercrime experts was conducted with the purpose of training them on the newly emerging issues in relation to cybercrimes.
The project is realized with the financial support of NATO.