Computer Security in North-Caucasus Federal University

Specialist’s program


Information Analysis and Technical Examination of Computer Systems specialization


Institute of Digital Development, Department of Computer Security


Fariza Tebueva, Head of the Department

+7 (8652) 94-41-90


Accreditation. The program successfully underwent state accreditation in 2020.

Achievements. The educational program students participate in the regional and all-Russian WorldSkills championships in the Intelligent Systems Architect and Cybersecurity competencies. PhD students at the department regularly win the All-Russian contest of scientific projects of PhD students, young researchers and candidates for conducting R&D in information security for digital economy (“Information Security Grants from Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics”). The department students and PhD students were prize-winners of the UMNIK contest supported by the Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in Science and Technology in 2018-2021, as well as prize-winners of the artificial intelligence hackathons as part of the national program “Digital Economy”.

Teaching staff. The academic degree holders ratio is 51%, and 9% are Doctors of Sciences.

Facilities and resources. Lecture halls are equipped with technical aids such as a portable laptop, a projector, and a magnetic markerboard. Training aids and topic-based presentations are used. Classrooms for practical classes are fitted with modern computers with internet access and required software and have access to the electronic information and educational environment of NCFU.

Education. The main principles of the educational process management are the use of state-of-the-art teaching methods and strategies, an individual approach to students; development of students’ competencies through project activities, a combination of offline learning with the independent study on the NCFU’s distance platform –; consultations for students on the online platform (BigBlueButton –, and others); a combination of theoretical instruction with practical activities and internships at educational organizations.

Research. The research area is information security of cyberphysical systems.

Competitive advantages. The educational program students participate in the regional, Russian and international grants and projects. The institute regularly holds the All-Russian Research Conference (with the participation of international researchers) “FISP: Fundamental Problems of Information Security in the Context of Digital Transformation.”

Employers and employment. Possible positions are cybercrime investigator, software support engineer, computer systems and networks integrity analysis expert, computer systems and networks security engineer.

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