Head of Department „Digital Analysis and Cyber Intelligence”, GDCOC,
Ministry of Interior Affairs of Bulgaria
Topic: Current trends in payments fraud
Svetlin Lazarov is a Head of “Digital Analysis and Cyber Intelligence” in the Cybercrime Department at the General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime, Ministry of Interior Affairs of Bulgaria. He is been involved in computer systems for 22 years and specializes in cybercrime investigations for more than 10 years. He was a representative of the Ministry of Interior in the working group for the creation of the Cyber Security Act. He participated in the expert group on updating the national strategy for cybersecurity - "Cyber Sustainable Bulgaria 2023". He is a member of the Interdepartmental Task Force for Incidents with Significant Impact on Network and Information Security in Bulgaria, as well as of the European Task Force on Cybercrime at Europol. It is also a 24/7 contact point for attacks on information systems at national and European level.