Kazakhstan’s Defense Ministry approved occupational standard for information security specialties

18 June, 2018, 09:37 194
Kazakhstan’s Defense Ministry approved occupational standard for information security specialties

The project includes a description of labour functions, skills and knowledge of the five specialties.

The Sectoral Council of the Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan has approved a project of professional standard Informational infrastructure and information technology security specialists-professionals, BNews.kz correspondent reports with reference to a press service of the Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan.

From October 2017 following the instruction of deputy prime minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Zhumagaliyev the development of a project of professional standard Informational infrastructure and information technology security specialists-professionals has been held.

The developer of the occupational standard is LLP Research System Company ‘Factor’ jointly with RSE State Technical Service of the NSC of Kazakhstan. The coordinator of the work is the Information Security Committee of the Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry. 

The project includes a description of labour functions, skills and knowledge of the following five specialties: information security administrator, information security auditor, information security engineer, service security specialist, information security specialist.

According to the Ministry, the occupational standard is needed by employers for designing the requirements for occupation and qualification requirements of employees.

Based on the occupational standard, universities and colleges have started to design educational programmes, curriculum, modular training programmes for the specialty of Informational security systems, as well as the related training/learning materials.

On June of the present year the occupational standard was approved by the Sectoral Council of the Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan, after this it will be submitted to the Atameken national Chamber of entrepreneurs for approval.

It is expected to be approved by the end of July of the present year.