Albena Spasova is the President of the Management Board of the International Cybercrime Investigation Training Academy since it’s establishment in 2009. She is a founder of the Bulgarian Cyber Centre of Excellence for Training Research and Education (B2CENTRE). Albena Spasova is lawyer with 18 years of experience in the area of information security – she has worked on hundreds of cybercrime cases (protection of intellectual property rights; money laundering; combating organized crime and corruption). She is a former Law Enforcement Director at eBay Europe.
Albena Spasova is a lecturer on Information Security and Internet Law in the eBusiness Masters Program at the University of Science and Technologies in Lille, France, and a visiting lecturer at large number of European universities as well as in Cambodia and Senegal. She is an outstanding public speaker in conferences and events organized by the European Commission, Europol, Council of Europe, Anti-Phishing Working Group, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, European Training Academy, United Nations and others. She organized and participated in the South East European Regional Forum on Cybersecurity and Cybercrime in 2011, 2012 and 2013.