CryptoBG*2014 registration now open >>> 

Bridge Theory to Practice: Cryptology and Cyber Resilience
20 -27 July 2014 (Sunday-Sunday), “National Institute of Education”, Oriahovitza, Bulgaria

Download CryptoBG*2014 Registration form

One intensive week of theory, practice and discussions: 4-hour lectures and tutorials by international experts extended with practical workshops, labs and seminars, simulations, round-table discussions and working groups on hot topics
Listed in the Calendar of Events of IACR (International Association for Cryptologic Research).

In focus for 2014 (but not limited to):


  • Fundamentals of e-Voting: blind signatures and homomorphic encryption (legal aspects)
  • Functional encryption – identity-based encryption (IBE) and attribute-based encryption (ABE)
  • Curve-based cryptography – theoretical and practical aspects
  • Pairing-based cryptography


  • Biometrics for security
  • Electronic Voting – practical realisation
  • Searchable encryption
  • Security of Mobile Payments
  • Side-channel Resistance – practical labs and simulation

>>> And, of course,  your favorite CTF*BG round (Capture The Flag)  by CyResLab (of ESI CEE)

Round table discussions

  • e-voting and e-Government (Bulgaria, Europe)
  • Cyber Resilience = Industry + Government + Society
  • What’s next – new challenges (cloud, mobile, smart devices – IoT,…)

Organized by:

Supported by
Mayor Municipality of Stara Zagora Zhivko Todorov
American University in Bulgaria
SofiaTech Park
Sofia University (FMI)