Department 51. Information Systems Security

Brief overview

Free use of data transmitting networks is integral of the todays information culture. The industry needs professionals able to maintain and develop electronic communication. Professionals in the fields of secure information technologies, network administration, development and implementation of cryptographic protocols and algorithms are highly in demand. The department has a number of laboratories equipped with the necessary hardware, software and up-to-date research equipment.

The department offers both Bachelor and Master degrees. The postgraduate program is aimed at training both research and teaching staff. The department has prepared 9 PhDs in Engineering.


The Department collaborates with the Finnish-Russian University Cooperation in Telecommunications Association (FRUCT, Students can present their projects at the international FRUCT workshops held in Russia and Finland.


Companies:  Huawei, Nokia, .

Universities and research centers:

  • Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, The Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Peter the Great Polytechnic University, Federal state budgetary institution of Science of St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)

  • Nokia MPRC (Finland)

  • the Darmstadt University of Technology, Ulm University, Siemens AG (Germany)

  • The University of California, Riverside (USA)