May 29

Summer School CryptoBG*2012 on Cryptography and Information Security

Announcement: Summer School CryptoBG*2012
on Cryptography and Information Security
28 July – 5 August 2012
in  “National Institute of Education”, Oriahovitza, Bulgaria
DEADLINE for registration: 30 June 2012


It is our pleasure to invite you to CryptoBG*2012. The participants will follow a series of lectures, tutorials and seminars given by international experts in theoretical and practical Cryptography and Information Security.

Preliminary list of Lecturers and Tutorials:

Prof. Mladen Dimitrov, Université de Lille, France : “Introduction to elliptic curves”

Prof. Krassimir Manev, Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski, Bulgaria : “Hardness of algorithmic tasks – a fundamental for cryptography”

Prof. Veselin Tzelkov, Personal Data Security Commission, Bulgaria : TBD

Dr. Nicolas Gama, Université de Versailles, France : “Introduction to lattice-based cryptography”

Dr. Valérie Gauthier, Université de Caen, France : “Introduction to code-based cryptography”

Dr. Dimitar Jetchev, EPFL, Switzerland : “Security and Cryptography in the Context of the Cloud – Practical and Theoretical Aspects”

Dr. Yacov Yacobi, Israel (ex Microsoft Research, USA) : TBD

Dr. George Sharkov, ESI Center Eastern Europe, Bulgaria : “From Cyber-Defense to resilient business”

Dr. Benjamin Smith, INRIA, Ecole Polychechnique, France : “Introduction to Elliptic Curve Cryptography”

Prof. Dimitar Birov, FMI – Sofia University, Bulgaria (School of Computer Science, CMU, USA) :  “Software Architecture-Based Security”

Robert Seacord, Secure Coding Lead, CERT/Carnegie Mellon University, USA  : TBD

Information and REGISTRATION can be found at:

Looking forward to see you in Bulgaria,

Organizing Committee:

Prof. Minko Balkanski, IHE, France
Dr. George Sharkov, ESI CEE, Bulgaria
Dr. Dimitar Jetchev, EPFL, Switzerland
Mariya Georgieva, University of Caen, France