ISSN 2409-7616

A. Sizov



Andrey A. Sizov –Head of the faculty of retraining and advanced training of the Krasnodar Higher Military School named after Army General S.M. Shtemenko, postgraduate student of the Department of Pedagogy and Psychology Kuban State University, Krasnodar, Russian Federation, E-mail:

Abstract.  The article is devoted to one of the urgent problems of modern pedagogy of vocational education – the problem of improving the quality of training of future information security specialists of an enterprise. The author believes that the existing system of education of specialists in the field of information technology and information security does not allow achieving the results expected from it, which sharply conditions the actualization of the problem of improving their professional training. When developing targeted training programs for information security specialists, it is necessary to rely, first of all, on the needs of employers themselves, which are in the expectation of an information security specialist, a whole range of developed competencies (information and analytical, information and prognostic, information design, information and cognitive, information and communication and organizational and management). The author, emphasizing that the development of effective ways to optimize the professional training of future information security specialists should be based on the requirements of the employers themselves, conducts a study focused on identifying the peculiarities of the relationship between employers’ requirements and the requirements imposed on students by university teachers. In an empirical study, which involved 57 employers and 196 working specialists of information security services of an enterprise, survey methods, expert assessment, as well as statistical methods were used, which allowed the author of the article to reveal the problems of correlation between the needs of employers and the quality of training of future information security specialists, caused by the existing system of their professional education.

Keywords: information security specialists, professional training, requirements of employers, professional competencies.


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For citation:

Sizov A.A. Effective ways to optimize the professional training of future specialists in enterprise information security. CITISE, 2020, no. 4, pp.447-455. DOI: