27 May 2019, Capital Fort, New York hall, 90 Tsarigradsko Shose blvd, Sofia
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The event

3rd Edition

ISACA DAY "Cyberculture"

May 27, 2019 
Capital Fort, New York City hall, Sofia, Bulgaria

ISACA is a non-governmental organization with non-profit purpose, worldwide leader in management, security, control and provision of IT. The organization is founded in 1969 as EDP Auditors Association (Electronic Data Processing Auditors Association), ISACA is leading international source of controls in the information technologies. The Association is devoted on servicing the professionals which manage ICT.

ISACA Sofia Chapter is founded in 2007 and is registered according the Bulgarian legislation as organization with non-profit purpose. Our aim is to popularize the audit of information systems profession as of the specialists and experts in Information Security.

We would like to invite you to take part in the third edition of ISACA DAY Bulgaria.

How the event was held in 2017 


  • Vladimir Kavalov

    Vladimir Kavalov President, ISACA – Sofia Chapter

    Vladimir Kavalov has 25 years of experience in the IT field, half of them in the financial sector. During the years he has been working as a system administrator, information security expert, head of IT department and IT auditor. Vladimir is strongly interested in IT, especially in development, deployment, auditing and consulting. He has led important projects regarding realization of migration and implementation of ERP systems, MS Active Directory deployment. He has also implemented solutions related to management and monitoring of IT systems, processes and information security. He has been a member of the ISACA Sofia Chapter since 2008, elected as a member of the Board in 2015 and has served as President since October 2016.
  • Jenny Boneva

    Jenny Boneva Vice President and Chapter Lead of SheLeadsTech, ISACA – Sofia Chapter

    Jenny Boneva has more than 12 years of experience in the areas of Information Technologies and Information Security, IT Audit and Compliance, Data Protection and IT Governance. Her career started as IT consultant/ Advisor and Auditor in one of the Big 4 leading firms in the accounting and consulting industry. Later, she focused her professional development on Information Security in the financial sector. She manages worldwide recognized certificates CISA issued by ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) in the area of audit, control, monitor and assess an organization’s information technology and business systems and CISSP certificate issued by ISC2 (International Information System Security Certification Consortium) focused on Information Security. Additionally, she has certificates related to the areas of Cybersecurity and Computer Forensics. Currently, she is Vice president and Chairwoman of Membership Committee of ISACA – Sofia Chapter.
  • Dalim Basu CISA, CRISC, FBCS, CITP, Bsc.(Hons.)

    Dalim Basu CISA, CRISC, FBCS, CITP, Bsc.(Hons.) Events Director, ISACA London Chapter

    Dalim is an IT professional with expertise in IT Governance and Risk Management. His experience includes IT audit, compliance, controls, security, PMO and project management. He has been Events Director of ISACA London Chapter for five years (2008-2013), and again from 2014 till now. He is a Director of DSL IT Risk Management Consultancy, and has worked in the UK and other countries for major financial and business services firms. Dalim also mentors and guides IT students, innovators and entrepreneurs at London University and elsewhere. As well as CISA and CRISC, his qualifications include FBCS (Fellow of the BCS) and CITP (Chartered IT Professional). Dalim is a firm believer in the high value of IT professionalism and actively encourages and promote it at many levels – including at events and conferences with various organisations in the UK and overseas.
  • Ken Spence

    Ken Spence President, ISACA - London Chapter

    Ken Spence has just completed his 2-year term as president of the ISACA- London Chapter, the second largest ISACA chapter in the would with some 3,800 members. Prior to that he was Vice President and Events director for that chapter. Ken has spent some decades in Corporate IT, initially through managing core infrastructure provision and service for a large UK telecomms provider. There he finally oversaw security compliance of all corporate customer facing IT before moving to a large, global IT service provider to oversee the security of many customers' IT across many business sectors.
  • Svetlozar Karaneshev

    Svetlozar Karaneshev Head of Internal Audit at the Bulgarian American Credit Bank and Co-Founder of Risk Culture Lab.

    Svetozar Karaneshev is engaged in assessing the risks and effectiveness of corporate and management systems, critical business and operational processes and functions. He has over 25 years of experience in risk and finance with practical experience in defining organizational goals and implementing changes; risk management and control systems design and implementation; design of organizational structures and processes; business development; reorganization, restructuring and reengineering. He is Co-Founder of the Risk Culture Lab. The Risk Culture Lab is a non-commercial initiative, aimed to create opportunities through a series of events and projects, connecting experts to build knowledge and sharing local and global best practices and experiences on the role of Culture and Risk Culture.
  • Anton Puliyski

    Anton Puliyski Chairman of the 'United Drone Community Association'

    Anton Puliyski is a lawyer with 12 years of experience in the field of innovations, cyber security and aviation. The last few years have been dealing with the development of the drone society in Bulgaria. Its main objective is to foster the safe, secure and efficient integration of drones into society and airspace in aviation, legal, technological and ethical terms. Chairman of the Management Board of the 'United Drone Community Association', Founder and Chairman of the First Drone Club in Bulgaria – 'Drone Extreme' and Project Manager of 'Drone ARENA'.
  • Alexandra Stefanova

    Alexandra Stefanova Consultant, 'United Drone Community Association'

    Alexandra Stefanova has bachelor degree in History, specializing Modern History, especially the Industrial revolution and the impact that it has on the society, Master’s degree in Law and now is studying Master Business Administration. She had worked in Bulgarian Maritime Administration, where she helped with the drafting of legislative acts regarding, the technical equipment of ships, the seafarers' competence in the Republic of Bulgaria etc. She was involved with the organization and coordination of the Agency’s involvement in the work of international organizations and specialized EU structures. Now she is helping UDC with the drafting of strategies and policies for drones and is researching the legal aspect of AI and it’s future implementation in society and business processes.
  • Miroslava Peicheva

    Miroslava Peicheva Associate Professor, "Human Resources and Social Protection" Department, UNWE

    Miroslava Peicheva is an Associate Professor in "Human Resources and Social Protection" Department in UNWE (University of National and World Economy), Sofia, Bulgaria. She has been an owner and a manager of a consulting organization: "MM INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT CONSULTING", Ltd. since 2007 year. Her professional interests are in human resource management, social responsibility, social audit, human resource audit and fraud in the human resource field. She is a member of ACFE (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners), SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), IIA (The Institute of Internal Auditors Global) and IIAB (Institute of Internal Auditors Bulgaria). She has a Certificate for GCDF (Global Career Development Facilitator) issued by the Center for Credentialing & Education.
  • Valeria Dineva, PhD, CRISC

    Valeria Dineva, PhD, CRISC Lecturer in "Financial control" Department, UNWE and Internal Audit&Risk Management Adviser, MM International Management Consulting

    Valeria Dineva has formed her professional experience in the public and private sector. In the public sector, she has audited the management of EU funds. Valeria Dineva has more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector, related to internal audit, internal control, corporate governance, risk assessment and countering fraud. She has many years of experience as Head of Internal Audit. Currently Valeria Dineva is a lecturer at the University of National and World Economy, Department of Financial Control. She works as an internal audit and risk management adviser at MM International Management Consulting. She is a member of the IIA (The Institute of Internal Auditors). Since 2012 she has been a member of ISACA Sofia Chapter, elected as a member of the Management Board in 2019. Valeria maintains an internationally recognized CRISC certificate issued by ISACA.
  • Pavel Kaminsky - PCI QSA, CISSP, CISA, CEH

    Pavel Kaminsky - PCI QSA, CISSP, CISA, CEH Head of Operations at Seven Security Group

    Pavel Kaminsky – PCI QSA, CISSP, CISA, CEH, Information Security expert, auditor, penetration tester, regular lecturer at various conferences in the country and abroad, founder, partner and operational director of Seven Security Group - an Information Security company that is also the first QSA company in Bulgaria certified by the PCI Security Standards Council.
  • Lyubomir Tulev CCISO, ECSA, CEH, CHFI, CEI

    Lyubomir Tulev CCISO, ECSA, CEH, CHFI, CEI Chief Cyber Security Operations Lead, Amatas

    Lyubomir started his career as an investigator in the Bulgarian Cybercrime Department at General Directorate Countering Organized Crime. He has led investigative operations into computer crimes and incidents and the process of cyber forensics. For the last 7 years he has been a point of contact for companies such as Facebook, Google, Skype in Bulgaria. At AMATAS, he is one of the leading cybersecurity experts and trainers. He is actively engaged in ethical hacking, security testing, social engineering and phishing simulations, as well as cyber forensics - some of the services AMATAS offers to its clients.
  • Kamen Ivanov

    Kamen Ivanov Expert in software sales, Solytron Bulgaria Ltd.

    Kamen Ivanov is an expert in software sales with more than 15 years experience in delivering and implementing solutions of different class. He has worked both as a Business Development Manager and as an implementer for various cloud solutions and platforms. In Solytron Bulgaria he is the head of the Software team. Microsoft Certified Professional and Certified Train the Trainer.
  • Diliana Docheva

    Diliana Docheva Ph.D Management consultant, Managing Director Docheva&Partners


8:30 - 9:00 Registration

9:00 - 9:15 Opening: 
ISACA Sofia Chapter in General, Vladimir Kavalov, President, ISACA – Sofia Chapter

09:15 - 09:45
ISACA- its history, structure, profesional certifications and benefits to its members. Ken Spence, President, ISACA - London Chapter

9:45 – 10:15 
What about You?*, Dalim Basu CISA, CRISC, FBCS, CITP, Bsc.(Hons.), Events Director, ISACA London Chapter

10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break

SESSION 1. Cyberculture (Soft Skills) 
Moderator: Vladimir Kavalov
, President, ISACA – Sofia Chapter

10:45 – 11:15
Cultural Navigation System: how to use organizational culture as lever for results. Diliana Docheva, Ph.D Management consultant, Managing Director Docheva&Partners.

11:15 – 11:45 
Soft skills in the center of cyberculture. Miroslava Peicheva, Associate Professor, "Human Resources and Social Protection" Department, UNWE, Valeria Dineva, PhD, CRISCLecturer in "Financial control" Department, UNWE and Internal Audit&Risk Management Adviser, MM International Management Consulting

11:45 - 12:15
Designing the culture of cybersecurity. Svetlozar Karaneshev, Head of Internal Audit at the Bulgarian American Credit Bank and Co-Founder of Risk Culture Lab

12:15 – 13:15 Lunch

SESSION 2. Cyberculture (Tech Part)
Moderator: Jenny Boneva, Vice President and Chapter Lead of SheLeadsTech, ISACA – Sofia Chapter

13:15 – 13:45
PCI DSS: Building a Culture of Security. Pavel Kaminsky - PCI QSA, CISSP, CISA, CEHHead of Operations at Seven Security Group

13:45 – 14:15
What's new in COBIT 2019? Jenny Boneva, Vice President and Chapter Lead of SheLeadsTech, ISACA – Sofia Chapter

14:15 – 14:45
Cybersecurity, McAfee, SIEM. Kamen Ivanov, Expert in Software Sales, Solytron Bulgaria Ltd.

14:45 – 15:15
Public WiFi network threats and how to avoid them. Lyubomir Tulev - CCISO, ECSA, CEH, CHFI, CEI, Chief Cyber Security Operations Lead, Amatas

15:15 – 15:45
Security alert: AI-drones issues. Anton Puliyski, Chairman of the 'United Drone Community Association', Alexandra Stefanova, Consultant, 'United Drone Community Association'

15:45 – 16:00 Closing & Raffle

Notes: Our cyber-cultural revolution is here. It's bringing many changes to our lives.
How does it affect you and those around you? How can you lead - or follow - this revolution? Where do you want to be afterwards?




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