This programme trains researchers, analysts and developers in information security. It focuses on the development and application of mathematical models and methods of data protection in a range of information systems and specialized software. In addition to being trained in the foundations of physics and mathematics, students also learn about modern information technologies. Particular attention is paid to specialized areas such as cryptology, soft and hardware for data protection and methods of analysis of algorithm application. Graduates can be employed in IT departments working on security of information systems and data relating to government and financial institutions, as well as in IT companies.