Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

CISM certification program was developed by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) for experienced Information security management professionals with work experience in developing and managing information security programs and who understand the programs relationship with the overall business goals. The CISM exam is offered three times a year (June, September, and December), consisting of 200 multiple-choice questions that cover the four CISM domains. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has accredited the CISM certification program under ISO/IEC 17024:2003, General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification Systems of Persons.



We cover in great detail and wide depth the following four domains which are requirements to pass the CISM exam successfully. The domains are:

In-depth coverage of the four domains required to pass the CISM exam:

  1. Information Security Governance
  2. Information Risk Management and Compliance
  3. Information Security Program Development and Management
  4. Information Security Incident Management

1. Testing-Taking Tips and Study Techniques • Preparation for the CISM exam • Submitting Required Paperwork • Resources and Study Aids • Passing the Exam the First Time 2. Information Security Governance • Asset Identification • Risk Assessment • Vulnerability Assessments • Asset Management 3. Information Risk Management • Asset Classification and Ownership • Structured Information Risk Assessment Process • Business Impact Assessments • Change Management 4. Information Security Program Development • Information Security Strategy • Program Alignment of Other Assurance Functions • Development of Information Security Architectures • Security Awareness, Training, and Education • Communication and Maintenance of Standards, Procedures, and Other Documentation • Change Control • Lifecycle Activities • Security Metrics 5. Information Security Program Management • Security Program Management Overview • Planning • Security Baselines • Business Processes • Security Program Infrastructure • Lifecycle Methodologies • Security Impact on Users • Accountability • Security Metrics • Managing Resources 6. Incident Management and Response • Response Management Overview • Importance of Response Management • Performing a Business Impact Analysis • Developing Response and Recovery Plans • The Incident Response Process • Implementing Response and Recovery Plans • Response Documentation • Post-Event Reviews 7. Review and Q&A Session • Final Review and Test Prep


PRICE:$2,499 per participant