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CPDP with distinction from AFCEA Sofia
On December 3 and 4, 2018, TechNet Sofia 2018 - a jubilee conference on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of AFCEA Sofia, took place in Sofia. The conference was organized by AFCEA Sofia and was held under the patronage of Deputy Prime Minister for Public Order and Security and Minister of Defence Krasimir Karakachanov.
AFCEA is an abbreviation of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, established as a tradition since the founding of the Association in 1946. It brings together representatives of state bodies, business, scientific organizations, industry and others. It is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit, organization with a common goal. The aim is to provide, on a regional and international scale, a platform for the exchange of ideas and information on the modernization of arms, technology, electronics, information and communication technologies and the creation of conditions for their development and successful implementation in the interests of national security and other areas of public life.
During the two consecutive TechNet Sofia 2018 conference days, a number of reports and presentations related to various aspects of information security as part of national security were presented. One of the lecturers of the conference was Prof. Veselin Tselkov, member of CPDP, who presented a report on "Personal data protection - an important pillar of information security.
In the presence of the General Manager for Europe of AFCEA International, Erich Staudacher, awards and certificates were given for institutional and personal contributions to the field of national security protection as well as the work of the AFCEA.
The Commission for Personal Data Protection was awarded in the category of "institutions" for its contribution to the establishment of the national system for protection of personal data as part of the nationwide security system, as well as for the exclusive partnership with AFCEA Sofia.
For individual contribution to the work of AFCEA Sofia, Prof. Veselin Tselkov, a member of CPDP, was awarded and certified.