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Financial Technologies Center is a leading Russian fintech provider, one of the TOP-3 software developers operating in the Russian Federation.


Bitaps.com is a blockchain data search engine, crypto payment service provider and developer of tools for working in the field of cryptography and distributed systems.

Title Partner
Sber Cyber Security

Sber Cyber Security (SCS) is a highly professional team of the best experts in cybersecurity. We are suppressing activities of fraud groups at the earliest stages by using accumulated data, sophisticated technologies and cooperation with law enforcement. The AI-based fraud monitoring system identifies 98 of 100 cases of attempted fraud, which is one of the best results in the world. The reliable defenses of the IT platform secure the data and funds of our clients and ensure uninterrupted operations for our systems and services.

Digital Security

Founded in 2003, Digital Security is one of the leading IT security companies in Russia, providing a wide range of vulnerability assessment services: security audit, penetration testing, PCI DSS/PA-DSS/STO BR IBBS certification, vulnerability audit of remote banking (RB) / SCADA/ ERP systems/ business applications/web applications/ virtualization platforms. The company’s expertise is based on the research activity by Digital Security Research Group, which gained worldwide recognition and got numerous official acknowledgments from such global IT leaders as Oracle, SAP, Apache, SUN, IBM, Alcatel, etc.

In association with
DEF CON group DCG7812

Defcon Group #7812 is an independent and open community with common interests in IT and security. The Community is committed to creating a comfortable space to exchange knowledge and experience, as well as to improve the practical skills of information security experts. Defcon Group #7812 brings together security technical specialists from Russia (Saint Petersburg, Moscow, and other cities) and CIS countries. Security professionals give presentations and workshops on applied security in monthly meetings.

Media partners
General Partner

The Hacker magazine is the most popular computer magazine in Russia. Made for people who are deeply interested in information security and IT in common, programming and building information systems. Every month: fresh software security flaws, best viruses and trojans, real-life stories of computer attacks from the perspective of hackers, computer tips and tricks.


The aim of the CIS magazine "Modern Information Systems" is to show the general landscape of IT solutions, the variety of platforms, ideas, and tools that can be used by CIOs and managers.

BIS Journal

BIS Journal — Information Security of Banks is a specialized periodic publication focused on the information security of banks, financial institutions, and payment systems. It is the only publication of its kind in Russia.


Print magazines and the JETINFO portal are a symbiosis of expert articles and interviews with news from partners participating in the global market of information and communication technologies and reports from the main business and IT events in Russia and the world. JETINFO is a platform for dialogue involving its readership.

Security of Company

The only practical security magazine in Russia for the head and owner of companies.

Security Director

Security Director is a monthly magazine specialized in the full range of corporate security issues: economic, physical, technical, information, staff, legal, etc. The magazine is reader-oriented. They do not try to seize the unseizable, nor do they make a magazine about security “in general” and “for all”. They address a professional audience of security managers working in large and medium companies (CISOs, heads of security departments, company managers responsible for security). With top experts, skilled journalists, and designers they provide our readers with insightful, high-quality, and practical resources.

Vestnik Sviazy

The journal provides coverage of the telecommunications situation in Russia and the CIS. Particular emphasis is placed on policies pursued by intergovernmental organizations involved in regulation of telecom operators and suppliers’ activities.

IT Security

"Information Security" Magazine is the professional magazine for specialists in the field of information security. The main topics are related to information security aspects for business and public authorities: from trusted environment and secure development to compliance and training issues. Interviews with top officials, opinions of leading experts, experience of practitioners. Permanent sections: Persons, Law and regulations, Management, Technology, Cryptography, Development, Certification and measurement, Profession.

World Expo

World Expo is a global search for exhibitions and conferences all over the world.


The Berza project is an information portal about artificial intelligence and machine learning, chatbots and voice assistants, robots and drones, virtual and augmented reality.

IT Media

IT Media Publishers (FineStreet Media Group). Publications: IT News, IT Manager, IT Expert. An IT web portal covering the current state of affairs in the IT business (B2B segment), the activity of the largest IT companies and global vendors, information security topics, software development, new technologies, and devices, etc. IT World is one of the top publications covering digitalization issues related to the most important governmental and industry events.

Bank Review

“Bank Review” provides commentary on the key events in the banking industry, including insights into the actions of regulators, professional opinions, business process practices, industry ratings, and research, as well as descriptions of new products and services. Currently, “Bank Review” includes: Monthly business journal “Bank Review” (with supplements Best Practice and BankNadzsor) Web portal bosfera.com Annual award FINAWARD Industry conferences

Voprosy Kiberbezopasnosti

Voprosy Kiberbezopasnosti is a scientific, periodical, informational, and methodological journal of the information security field. The journal publishes articles by Russian and foreign scientists in security and information confrontation, primarily materials on cybersecurity, application security, protection of information, security audit of systems and software, testing, security analysis, and assessment of compliance with information security requirements.


Tproger brings the latest news from the world of IT, regular reviews and translations, resources for programmers and those connected to software development.

System Administrator

System Administrator magazine aims to provide full and objective information about the current IT solutions, products, and technologies. The magazine writes about outstanding IT products from all over the world. 90% of the articles are applicable, have examples, tables, and graphics, and stay relevant for years after publication. That is why System Administrator is a desktop manual for IT departments responsible for the development and operation of a company’s IT systems. Our audience is comprised of companies and organizations of any industry and scale, including production, banks, insurance companies, governmental organizations, telecom, healthcare, sports, and education. Our authors, editors, and experts are highly experienced specialists in network and system administration, information security, database administration, web application and software development, business process management and organization. The magazine is available by subscription in Russia and other countries, has an online version, and can be purchased at IT events in Russia.


BIT (Business & Information Technology) Magazine is a monthly business publication for those seeking to know how to manage a business effectively using information technology. BIT’s objective is to provide managers with comprehensive information about new technologies, products, and solutions from the global IT industry that allow improving the management of companies, business processes, finance, staff, clients, communications, and time. BIT analyzes and predicts the state and of IT, new trends of the industry, and its role in the optimization of business processes. The magazine addresses the directors of IT departments, company managers responsible for IT projects and maintenance of IT infrastructures.


NBJ is the National Banking Magazine that introduces the most important topics in the financial sphere, offers exclusive interviews with representatives of successful banks, up-to-date analytics and balanced comments.


Being Runet’s largest financial supermarket, Banki.ru helps clients choose the most profitable financial products, provides prompt and reliable information about the financial market. It is a platform for discussing issues related to the work of banks and insurance, investment companies. The audience of Banki.ru amounts to more than 11 million unique visitors monthly.


ITkvariat.com is an information and news resource entirely dedicated to IT and Hi-Tech. Articles, reviews, analytics are devoted to the development, implementation, and use of IT and Hi-Tech in the CIS and the world. They write about everything that includes software, games, operating systems, technology. In addition, they introduce readers to new tech products.


RUSSOFT is the most influential association of software developing companies in Russia. In 2021 we unite 234 IT companies with over 70 000 of high-end professional employees. RUSSOFT represents the entire Russian software industry. The headquarter is located in Saint-Petersburg.

Technologies for Business

An information portal about the digital transformation of companies. Cases of large and small businesses, startup stories: How technologists change industries; Internet marketing trends; Startup success stories.


Yet Another Hacker


CISO CLUB is an information portal and professional community of information security specialists. CISO CLUB covers all popular information security events.

Russian OSINT

Russian OSINT is a channel about the brightest events of the cybersecurity industry


Channel about system administration, DevOps, and Infosec.

Swap Map

Swap Map enriches life with events. It is a social network that allows you to post events, promote them, invite friends, and reward the most active guests. We only post events. Any format and any number of participants from meetings to large-scale festivals. This is an interactive map, with the help of Swap Map the whole city will know you. Stay up to date!


Infosecurity provides services in the field of information security, system integration, and consulting. Since 2018, Infosecurity has been part of the Softline group. Their key services are a response to information security incidents (Security Operations Center), data leakage prevention, protection against zero-day threats, IT infrastructure support. Infosecurity includes the Computer Forensics Laboratory, whose specialists participate in solving cybercrimes, conduct penetration tests, and investigate various digital objects. In addition, Infosecurity develops its own information security solutions.

Mobile AppSec World

News from the world of mobile application security, interesting articles, tool reviews, reports, meetups, and more.

Social Engineering

One of the largest telegram channels in the field of social engineering and information security.

Information Security Blog

Information security and the related topics.


The portal was launched in the summer of 2004. The main objective is to provide comprehensive coverage of events and trends in the information technology market of St. Petersburg and the North-West region. The publication format is daily news supplemented by a digest. The emphasis is not only on describing the situation in the market from the point of view of the IT market players but also their potential customers. We are a permanent partner of the St. Petersburg club of CIOs SPb CIO Club.


The ICT2GO project is a unique base of events for the information technology market and related industries: CIO, regulation and public services, electronic document management, banking sector, and others. We bring together all significant events from major international congresses to closed press conferences. ict2go.ru has a convenient system of filters by region, subject, type of event, and time period. In addition, we offer services for monitoring events in the IT field on a specific topic.


The regional engineering center "SafeNet" is a platform for the integration of high-tech solutions that comply with the roadmap of the security market for information and cyber-physical systems of the National Technology Initiative (NTI). SafeNet's services enable companies to digitize production and business processes in an accelerated fashion.

The Russian School of Management

The Russian School of Management is a federal-level education center that has passed state accreditation and was among the first in Russia to receive an international quality certificate of ISO 9001 standard. The school offers a wide variety of training formats ranging from personal consultation to corporate training, as well as over 1,500 face-to-face and online seminars taught by expert practitioners. The school builds its activities on an innovative approach, allowing students to achieve their goals as efficiently as possible in the shortest possible time to reach new heights in professional and career growth.


Timeweb is one of the three largest hosting providers in Russia and CIS with a 15-year history. Our products include dedicated servers, VDS, shared hosting, clouds, and much more. We offer only powerful and reliable server models, round-the-clock monitoring, and the most caring support.


Codeby is an informational and educational resource covering information security topics like Web, Forensic, Pentest, and Development.

r0 Crew

r0 Crew is a community of information security researchers with low-level specialization (reverse engineering, research of viruses and exploits). The main goal of the community is to create an environment for meetings, communication, and exchange.

NoiseBit Podcast

NoiseBit Podcast is an irregular podcast about the life of researchers from both sides of the ocean.

Volga CTF

Volga CTF is one of the major international CTF competitions. It gathers more than 1000 teams from all over the world. The finals are held every autumn in Samara, Russia. At the final event, leading cybersecurity professionals give talks about the current issues in the field. Competition finals are hosted by Samara University in cooperation with IT and Communications Department of Samara Region.


RuCTFE is an international online competition in information security that has been held for more than 10 years. This competition allows developing the skills of highly qualified security professionals.


DC7831 (Nizhny Novgorod) is a community of people interested in studying and creatively applying modern technologies in the field of information security. In other words, everything covered by the word «hacking» in its positive sense. Inspired by DEF CON groups, this community welcomes anybody who is willing to learn, help others, and communicate with people of this culture.


Hackerdom is one of the oldest CTF communities in Russia, it hosts computer security competitions, is engaged in educational projects, and takes part in CTF.


Inside (@in51d3) is a Telegram channel about information security created by the hardware engineer and DEFCON7495 admin.


ANTICHAT is one of the oldest and largest forums dedicated to information security, particularly in web applications. Its history begins in 2001, where their main directions were programming, web application security, anonymity, SEO and wireless technologies. At the moment, many forum participants are leading experts in the field of information security in Russia and the CIS countries, as well as around the world.


This is the Telegram channel dedicated to various aspects of information security and related technologies.


Telegram channel SecAtor - The Scissorhands of the Russian infosec