Open lecture "Plastic cards from magnetic stripes to Apple Pay/Android Pay. Main cryptography algorithms and other means of ensuring security"

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Description

Starting from March 21, ITMO University presents a brand new lecture course called "Open Fintech".

Given by leading experts in the field of financial technologies, "Open Fintech" is a course of lectures spilling the light on how we as everyday consumers make purchases, manage finances, and decide on investments. The six-part series will allow you to learn about the ins and outs of the payment industry, how its decisions are made, and what changes await it in the future. 

The first lecture will take place on March 21, tackling the topic of "Plastic cards from magnetic stripes to Apple Pay/Android Pay. Main cryptography algorithms and other means of ensuring security". You will discover how your bank card operates, how many parties are involved in one simple transaction, what is a cryptography algorithm, and how the modern world of payments is changing to ensure better transaction security.

The lecture will be given by Dmitry Kochelaev, an ITMO graduate with a nine-year record of working in the payment cards industry and the head of development at Solanteq, a company specializing in innovative payment solutions. 

Participants

All ITMO University students and staff are invited to attend.

Organizers

ITMO University
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