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State Technical Service JSC took part in Kaspersky Lab CyberDay

On 9 October this year, the L.N. Gumilev Eurasian National University hosted a Kaspersky Cyberday panel session on cyber security issues

The event allows students to gain theoretical insight and practical experience of encountering information security incidents. Kaspersky Cyberday gathered more than 500 attendees – teachers of universities and other academic institutions, students, IT specialists.

Representatives of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Information Security Committee of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry, L.N. Gumilev Eurasian National University, Astana IT University and Kaspersky Lab discussed topical training topics, as well as cyber security strategies in business and industrial environments. The participants were told about career prospects in cyber security, and they were also given advice on training and developing professional skills for work in IT.

Askar Zhunisbek, Chairman of the Board of the State Technical Service JSC, made a speech at the opening of the conference. In his speech, he noted that there is an acute shortage of information security specialists in the country.

“In 2020, we concluded a memorandum with the Eurasian National University. For three years, within the framework of the implementation of the provisions of the memorandum, a significant number of students have undergone industrial and pre-graduation internship within the walls of the Company and subsequently employed. Besides, our employees improve their qualification, studying in master’s and doctoral programmes of ENU. Also, one of the forms of interaction on the educational part of the plan is the coordination of educational programmes and providing reviews on diploma works” – said Askar Zhunisbek.

“We are in constant search of new forms of cooperation in terms of professional development and competence building, in particular, holding student competitions in the field of IS provision. For example, last week the first stage of the online information security competition “STS Cyber Challenge 2023″ in CTF format was held. 373 students from 16 universities took part in the competition, 20 winners were determined, who went to the second stage, which will be held at the end of October in the walls of STS” – added the Chairman of the Board of JSC “State Technical Service”.

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