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Best Educational Programs: INFORMATION SECURITY OF AUTOMATED SYSTEMS

NORTH-CAUCASUS FEDERAL UNIVERSITY

Department of Information Security in Automated Systems

Specialist’s program

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CHIPIGA, Aleksandr Fedorovich

Head of the Department

 


Awards and achievements of the educational program. Professional-public accreditation (2015); the winner of the all-Russian contest “Infoforum—New Generation” in the category of Educational Center of the Year 2016; the winner of the all-Russian contest (with international participation) “Professional Education in Modern Russia: Methodological Aspects.”

North-Caucasus Federal University also offers a Master'sprogram in Information Security

Teaching staff. The teaching staff of the degree-granting department includ two Doctors of Sciences and eight Candidates of Sciences. Head of the Department A.F. Chipiga is a holder of the title of Honored Worker of Higher Education, the winner in the category of Teacher of the Year (Infoforum, 2014), the author of more than 200 scientific and methodological papers including more than 60 inventions, a holder of numerous titles and awards.

University partners within the educational program. The branch of the Radio Frequency Center of the Central Federal District in the Southern and the North-Caucasus Federal Districts; Stilsoft Group (integrated security systems); internet service providers: Telekom-S, Signal; the Ministry of Energy, Industry and Communications of the Stavropol Territory, and others.

Students’ and alumni’s achievements. Students are frequent prize winners and winners of the Eighth Open Olympiad of Belarusian-Russian University in Mathematics, the international olympiad of students’ professional skills “System and Work Administration,” the international stage of the All-Russian Student Internet Olympiad in Mathematics (Israel), and others.

Facilities and resources. NCFU has all the facilities and resources required to offer its students proper learning opportunities: 17 academic buildings, comfortable dormitories, a research library, and gyms. There are modern well-equipped lecture halls, specialized laboratories equipped in accordance with the educational standards; rooms for individual work of students and the library are equipped with the computer having access to databases.

Opportunities for students. Work placement and pregraduation internships: the branch of the Radio Frequency Center of the Central Federal District in the Southern and the North-Caucasus Federal Districts; internet service providers: Telecom-S, Mircom, Rostelecom, Orbita, Signal; the Federal Cadastral Chamber of the Russian State Register for the Stavropol Territory; VTB Bank, Sberbank of Russia; ASKOM Certification Authority; Stilsoft Group, a Russian developer and manufacturer of integrated security systems; the Ministry of Energy, Industry and Communications of the Stavropol Territory, and others.

Employment prospects. Information protection specialist, network security specialist, engineering information protection specialist, hardware and software cybersecurity specialist, system administrator, auditing and certification expert, cybersecurity systems engineering specialist.