On the 22 of April, an open day was held by the ISMC of MEPhI. The event was held in the online webinar format. The topic is "Security of video conferencing platforms".

The event was attended by 295 online participants from more than 50 organizations from different country regions. A total of 500 people were registered. The event was also attended by representatives of universities from Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan. The main topic of the discussion was security of video conferencing platforms, threats to listen to conferences, and theft of participant's data. Participants received practical recommendations for using videoconferencing systems. The full video of the webinar is available at

A welcoming speech was made by Konstantin Kogos, deputy head of ISMC and Pavel Ryabov, associate professor of the Institute of Cyber Intelligence Systems.

Philip Lebedev, assistant of Department of Cryptology and Cyber Security, a member of the CTF team #1 in Russia and #3 in the world "More Smoked Leet Chicken", presented the results of a security study of video conferencing platforms: Zoom, Skype, Discord, WebEx and answered questions from webinar participants.

Natalia Omerova, head of the office of collaboration with industry partners, spokes about the mentoring club and the partner network of the ISMC of MEPhI

At the end of the webinar a new online course of the MNMC NRU MEPhI "Information security for a modern teacher" was announced. Registration for the course is already available at the link: Training is free for teachers of Russian Universities. All students who have completed the training will receive a NRNU MEPhI certificate of advanced training.