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  • What Is a Threat Researcher and How To Become One

    Cybercrime investigators, computer forensicists, threat hunters and researchers… No, these are not sci-fi characters; rather, they are actual cybersecurity experts. Keep reading to learn more about why and how you can study cyberthreats, as well as how you can get started in the profession. The article is based on a talk by Nikita Titarenko, an analytical engineer at Gazinformservis, and Andrey Zhdanukhin, a SOC L2 analyst at Gazinformservis, at the recent Positive Hack Days Fest 2.


  • A Data-Driven University: How Computer Vision Facilitates ITMO’s Academic Processes

    With the start of the new academic year, ITMO University acquired a novel tool to evaluate the quality of the academic process. Now, a computer vision system involving over 200 cameras placed around campus can monitor the load of study rooms and recommend the most convenient study locations to students. The project is developed by the university’s Learning Analytics Center’s partly student-led team. What does the project involve? Discover in this article.


  • The Future of Higher Education Conference: ITMO Rector Vladimir Vasilyev on Strong AI and Personalized Learning

    On June 8, Moscow hosted the 10th annual university forum The Future of Higher Education organized by the agency RAEX Analytics. The event was attended by Vladimir Vasilyev, the Rector of ITMO University, who took part in a plenary discussion devoted to the changes in current geopolitical and economiс climate. Dr. Vasilyev stated that artificial intelligence is one of the key potential drivers of reform in education.


  • ITMO University Named Russia’s Best University in Computer and Engineering Sciences

    The analytics center Expert has published its annual research productivity ranking of Russian universities. ITMO University was featured in 11 out of 17 subjects fields and 5 subareas, becoming first in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Chemistry, and Engineering Sciences.


  • Digital Promotion: How to Do It Right

    What is the best time to launch a promotional campaign? How do you come up with creative ideas? How to check if they are viable? Evgenii Marchenkov, CEO and co-founder of AdSide Media, an American agency that specializes in mobile app advertising and e-commerce, shared his experience on the topic.


  • Lead Analyst at Group Anatoly Karpov: Statistics are Available to Anyone

    Since 2018, every ITMO University student regardless of their educational program has to study a number of disciplines that make up the Digital Culture block. Apart from Data Analysis and Machine Learning, the block features Applied Statistics. In this ITMO.NEWS article, we asked Anatoly Karpov, lead analyst at Group and author of popular MOOCs on statistics and machine learning, why it is important to avoid the “Humanities vs STEM” divide, and how statistics can counter fake news. 


  • How to Choose a Profession in the Digital World

    We live in the age of total digitalization. More and more people work in the digital field. Every day new professions appear, and familiar specializations are changing and transforming at the speed of light. In order to keep up, everyone should study constantly, follow the trends, and gain new skills. Maksim Popov, a representative of the LeaderCup project, has given an open lecture on choosing a profession in the digital field, and we have summarized it for you.


  • Deputy Head of St. Petersburg Information and Analytical Center: Why the City Needs IT Experts and How to Create Systems for the Government

    How the “Smart City” system works, what kinds of programmers does St. Petersburg need right now and what is the difference between working as an IT expert at a commercial firm and at a government enterprise? Starting in September 2017, the Department of State Information Systems Management will form a supervisory board for the Master’s degree program “State Information Systems Management”. The board will include representatives from the city’s various businesses and enterprises at which the future graduates might find employment. Its main task is to provide IT-specialists with practice-oriented training. First deputy head of St. Petersburg Information and Analytics Center, professor Yuri Zakharov, will serve as chair of the board and program coordinator. In an interview with ITMO.NEWS, he spoke about how information systems for government use are created and which skills IT-specialists need to possess if they want to start a career in this field.