The article discusses the issue of training of telecommunications engineers. The architecture of telecommunications solutions is changing very quickly. Obviously, training programmes must also change. Cybersecurity issues are one of the main drivers of change in telecommunications solutions and, therefore, training programmes. They have become the main issues in all processes related to digital transformation. At the same time, it is clear that the development of education in telecommunications clearly lags behind modern requirements. Such issues come to the fore in relation to the development of digital economy programmes. Cyber security issues for military telecommunications solutions are discussed separately.