Bulgaria implemented its national Cyber Security Strategy, National Cyber Security Strategy Cyber Resilient Bulgaria 2020 (BU), in July 2016.
The strategy covers 8 out of the 15 goals in the ENISA self-assessment classification. These strategic goals are Cybercrime, security with privacy balance, citizen awareness, international cooperation, incident response capability, incident reporting mechanisms, R&D, training and educational programmes.
The strategy also sets out plans for a Cyber Resilience Council tasked with monitoring trends and developments in cyber threats, risks, methods of counteracting and making proposals to the national security council.
TRAINING AND EDUCATION IN NATIONAL STRATEGY
|Higher Education Courses on Cybersecurity
|Operational capacity building
|CERT Bulgaria (English) is the National Computer Security Incidents Response Team. Its mission is to provide information and assistance to its constituencies in implementing proactive measures to reduce the risks of computer security incidents as well as responding to such incidents when they occur.
The national strategy aims at developing dedicated programs to improve the competitiveness of SMEs and micro entreprises and to raise awareness on cyber culture. This objective will be reached through the organisation of business networks or clusters to share information and best practices.
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Organisations of any size or sector (from SMEs to large companies and public institutions can find and contact the right skills and experiences they need to improve their IT security posture.
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The information contained here is based on desk research carried out by CYBERWISER.eu, including the ENISA interactive maps on national strategies and educational courses.
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|Report a cyber incident to national CERT/CSIRT
Team Email: cert@govCERT.bg
Telephone: +359 2 949 22 12 , +359 878 908 546
|Guidance and Updates
CERT Bulgaria (English), https://govcert.bg/en/welcome, provides regular news beats, alerts (e.g. new viruses), information on vulnerabilities and advice on tackling cyber threats in Bulgarian and English.
Examples of alerts include: Security updates from Cisco and McAfee (July 2017), https://govcert.bg/alerts.
|Bulgarian and English
|Latest Update & Disclaimer
The information contained here is the result of desk research carried out by CYBERWISER.eu.