On November 10-11, the finals of the Moscow Capture the Flag interuniversity student competition in information security (M*CTF) took place in Russia. The winning team was Shadow Servants, which included students from the HSE Faculty of Computer Science and MIEM. This is the third year in a row that Shadow Servants has won M*CTF. Their next step is the 2018 Russian CTF Cup, which will take place between November 30 and December 1 at the Skolkovo Innovation Centre.
Students studying for an MA in ‘Information Security Management’, Katerina Arinarkina, Eldar Beibutov, Evgeny Gusev, Nina Osenmuk, and Aminat Tarchokova, under the supervision of teacher Petr Baranov, have completed training courses with Huawei as part of the international ‘Seeds for the Future’ programme. The two-week course focused on studying contemporary information-communication technology, the principles of protecting information while working with it, experience of ensuring information security in a corporation that has a global network of subsidiaries.