Class Details

Price: $2,425

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CISM Training Course Includes:

  • 5-Day Training with a CISM Certified Instructor
  • CISM All-In-One Exam Guide
  • 400+ CISM Practice Questions 
  • Customizable Test Engine to Focus on Specific Chapters or Domains of Your Choosing
  • Pre and Post Assessments 
  • Onsite CISM Exam Scheduling
  • Certificate of Completion for up to 40
  • CEUs/CPEs to be used toward renewing relevant certifications
  • CISM Course Retake Guarantee
  • Meets 8570.01-M Training Requirements for IAM Level II & III and CSSP Mangaer

Course Outline

CISM Training Course Outline:

Module 1: Becoming a CISM

Module 2: Information Security Governance

Lesson 2A: Introduction to Information Security Governance

Lesson 2B: Security Strategy Development

Module 3: Information Risk Management

Lesson 3A: Risk Management Concepts

Lesson 3B: Implementing a Risk Management Program

Lesson 3C: The Risk Management Life Cycle

Lesson 3D: Operational Risk Management

Module 4: Information Security Management

Lesson 4A: Information Security Programs

Lesson 4B: Security Program Management

Lesson 4C: Security Program Operations

Lesson 4D: IT Service Management

Lesson 4E: Controls

Lesson 4F: Metrics and Monitoring

Lesson 4G: Continuous Improvement

Module 5: Information Security Incident Management

Lesson 5A: Security Incident Response Overview

Lesson 5B: Incident Response Plan Development

Lesson 5C: Responding to Security Incidents

Lesson 5D: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning


At the completion of this course, students will be able to do the following:

  • Develop an information security strategy aligned with business goals and objectives
  • Align information security strategy with corporate governance
  • Develop business cases justifying investment in information security
  • Identify current and potential legal and regulatory requirements
  • Identify drivers affecting the organization
  • Obtain senior management commitment
  • Define roles and responsibilities for information security
  • Establish internal and external reporting and communication channels

Class Exam

CISM Certification Exam and Testing:

Starting in 2017, the CISM exam will be offered via Computer-Based Testing (CBT) during 3 testing windows per year. The first published testing window by ISACA is listed below.

2017 CISM Exam May 1-June 30 Testing Window:

  • 23 June 2017 Final Registration Deadline

CISM Exam Details:

  • Number of Questions: 200
  • Passing Score: 450 passing on the scale of 200-800.
  • Test Duration: 4 Hours
  • Test Format: Written Examination
  • Test Delivery: ISACA (This exam is only being delivered three times a year)

CISM Certification measures following Skills:

  • Access Control Systems & Methodology
  • Applications & Systems Development
  • Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Cryptography
  • Law, Investigation & Ethics
  • Operations Security (Computer)
  • Physical Security
  • Security Architecture & Models
  • Security Management Practices
  • Telecommunications & Network Security

CISM Certification Exam Price: $585

Register for Class

Date Location
01/06/20 - 01/10/20, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
06/15/20 - 07/19/19, 5 days, 8:00AM – 5:00PM Columbia, MD Register
09/21/20 - 09/25/20, 5 days, 8:00AM – 5:00PM Columbia, MD Register
12/14/20 - 12/18/20, 5 days, 8:00AM – 5:00PM Columbia, MD Register