Educational collaboration within Tempus Project ENGENSEC

IT-security researcher from BTH and general manager of Tempus project ENGENSEC, Anders Carlsson, and leaders from Ukrainian and Russian university-partners had performed a great work – initiated a close collaboration between nine technical universities to build up an international master’s programme in IT security. Today such ENGENSEC courses as “Malware analysis”, “Web-security”, “Software Security”, “ Penetration testing” are implemented and taught in Bonch-Bruevich Saint-Petersburg State University of Telecommunications (Saint-Petersburg, Russia), Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics (Kharkiv, Ukraine), Lviv Polytechnic National University (Lviv, Ukraine).
This semester are four Ukrainian students from University in Lviv and Kharkiv on BTH and studying malware.
-“It’s been an extensive work that took several years to develop joint courses and get them approved at all universities in different countries, says Anders Carlsson leading computer security training at BTH.
Anders Carlsson believes that the development is so rapid in this area that the best experts are forced to become narrower and narrower, it is therefore necessary to have an international collaboration.
In addition, with the Ukrainian teacher Ievgenya Kuzminykh from a Technical University in Kharkiv. She is here for a month. A total of twelve will teachers from Kharkiv to be here on a monthly basis throughout the year and some Russian teachers in two week periods.