CISM 3-Day Certification Exam Prep Training

This training course prepares you to demonstrate your understanding of the relationship between an information security program and broader business goals.

Course Overview

Our 3-day instructor-led CISM training and certification exam prep in Washington, DC Metro, Tysons Corner, VA, Columbia, MD or Live Online prepares you to demonstrate your understanding of the relationship between an information security program and broader business goals. Our certified instructors will teach you to take a comprehensive view of information systems security management and their relationship to organizational success. CISM candidates are an elite group of security individuals, and our experienced instructors will ensure that you benefit from the combined knowledge of your classroom peers.

The CISM (Certified Information Security Manager ) certification from Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) shows that you have advanced knowledge of risk management and specific compliance and security management operations. The CISM certification tells your employer that you have the knowledge and experience to manage designs, and oversee and assess enterprise information security.  


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Course Outline

Information Security (IS) Governance

  • Identifying Assets
  • Assessing Risk and Vulnerabilities
  • Managing Assets

Information Risk Management

  • Clarifying Assets and Establishing Ownership
  • Structuring the Information Risk Assessment Process
  • Assessing Business Impacts
  • Managing Change

Developing an IS Program

  • IS Strategy
  • Aligning Other Programs for Assurance Functions
  • Developing IS Architectures
  • Security Awareness, Training and Education
  • Communication and Maintaining Standards, Procedures and Other Documents
  • Controlling Change
  • Lifecycle Activities and Security Metrics

IS Program Management

  • Fundamentals of Planning and Managing a Security Program
  • Security Baselines and Business Processes
  • Security Program Infrastructure
  • Lifecycle Policies
  • Security Impact on Users and Accountability
  • Security Metrics
  • Resource Management

Incident Management and Response

  • Fundamentals and Importance of Response Management
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • Response and Recovery Plan Development
  • Incident Response Process
  • Response and Recovery Plan Implementation
  • Documenting Responses
  • Post-Event Procedures

CISM Certification Exam Information

  • 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

Pricing for the CISM Certification Exam differs dependant on your member status, method of registration, and timing of exam registration. Learn more about pricing on the ISACA Exam Registration page.

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