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Working meeting of the Chairperson of the State Commission on Information Security Mrs. Tsveta Markova with Mr. Kent Schneider, President and Chief Executive Officer of AFCEA International, the World Association for Communications, Information Technologies, Intelligence and Global Security, 1 April 2010, Sofia

On 1 April 2010, in Sofia, the Chairperson of the State Commission on Information Security Mrs. Tsveta Markova held a working meeting with the President and Chief Executive Officer of AFCEA International, the World Association for Communications, Information Technologies, Intelligence and Global Security Mr. Kent Schneider.

During the meeting the activity of the State Commission on Information Security was presented as authority, carrying out the policy of the Republic of Bulgaria in the field of classified information protection, and its role as National security authority in the area of communication and information technologies.

On his behalf Kent Schneider thanked for the opportunity to be introduced to the activities and aims of the State Commission on Information Security and emphasized that the main efforts in the activity of AFCEA are in the field of C4I Systems (Consultations, Command, Control, Computers and Intelligence) and cyber defence.

Mrs. Markova proposed, in the context of cyber defence, to discuss the possibilities for providing methodological assistance and cooperation for the establishment of Regional Center in South-Eastern Europe for computer incidents training. Mr. Schneider declared readiness to provide full assistance in this field through the AFCEA section in Sofia. 

The meeting was carried out at the building of the SCIS and was conducted in working atmosphere.