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Irena Bojanova (Fed)

Computer Scientist

Irena Bojanova is the Primary Investigator (PI) and the lead of the NIST Bugs Framework (BF) project ( Previously she was a Professor in Information Technology at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, a program chair at UMUC, an academic director at JHU-CTY, and a co-founder of OBS Ltd. (now CSC Bulgaria). She earned her Ph.D. in Mathematics/ Computer Science from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in 1991. Her research interests are in formal methods, distributed systems, and computer  security.

Bojanova is an IEEE Senior Member and is currently the Editor of the Cybersecurity column of IEEE IT Professional magazine,  the Chair of the Magazine Operations Committee (MOC) of IEEE Computer Society (CS), an ex officio member of IEEE CS Board of Governors (BoG), and a General Chair of STC 2023.  She was Editor-in-Chief of IEEE IT Professional magazine,  Editor of the Education column of IEEE Computer magazine, EIC of IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, Committee on Integrity Chair and a Member at Large of IEEE CS Publications Board, and the founding chair of IEEE CS Cloud Computing STC. She has served also as a General Chair of ISSRE 2015, QRS 2017, STC 2017 & 2022, and the COMPSAC 2018-2022 IT in Practice Symposium.


Bugs Framework (BF) - Poster

Irena Bojanova
Motivation: Crucial need of a formal classification system allowing unambiguous specification of software security bugs and weaknesses, and the vulnerabilities

Labeling Software Security Vulnerabilities - Poster

Irena Bojanova, John Guerrerio
Motivation: Crucial need for systematic comprehensive labeling of the more than 228 000 publicly disclosed cybersecurity CVE vulnerabilities to enable advances

Labeling Software Security Vulnerabilities

Irena Bojanova, John Guerrerio
Labeling software security vulnerabilities would benefit greatly modern artificial intelligence cybersecurity research. The National Vulnerability Database (NVD
Created October 23, 2018, Updated January 18, 2023