Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM)
Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) Course – Hands-on
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The CISM certification program was developed by ISACA for experienced information security management professionals who have experience developing and managing information security programs and who understand the programs relationship to the overall business goals. The CISM exam consists 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.
Around the world, demand for skilled information security management professionals is on the rise, and the CISM certification is the globally accepted standard of achievement in this area. The uniquely management-focused CISM certification ensures holders understand business and know how to manage and adapt technology to their enterprise and industry. Since its inception in 2002, more than 30,000 professionals worldwide have earned the CISM to affirm their high level of technical competence and qualification for top-caliber leadership and management roles.
- CISM demonstrates a deep understanding of the relationship between information security programs and broader business goals and objectives.
- Earning a CISM is considered a great way to pave the path from security technologist to security manager.
- CISM holders are consistently recognized among the most-qualified professionals in the information security and risk management fields.
- CISM-certified employees provide enterprises with an information security management certification recognized by organizations and clients around the globe.
- The credibility CISM offers is strengthened by its real-world experience requirement.
This Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) course supports a certification that is a DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification and meets DoD 8140/8570 training requirements.
Your Registration Includes
- 4 Days of Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) from an Authorized ISACA Instructor
- ISACA issued CISM Training Courseware / Review Manual
- ISACA issued CISM Review Questions, Answers & Explanations (6-Month Subscription)
Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) Course – Customize it
- We can adapt this Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
- If you are familiar with some aspects of this Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
- We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
- If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) course in manner understandable to lay audiences.
Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) Course – Audience/Target Group
The intended audience for the Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) program is intended for experienced information security managers and those with information security management responsibilities. Sample job titles might include:
- Information Security Managers
- Aspiring Information Security Managers
- IS/IT Consultants
- Chief Information Officers
Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) Course – Class Prerequisites
The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) course are:
Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) Course – Objectives:
This official Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) seminar has a total of six primary sections. All six sections will collectively help you prepare for the CISM certification exam while also enhance your overall competencies in information security management. The six primary sections you will cover are the following:
- General Exam Information
- CISM Domain 1: Information Security Governance
- CISM Domain 2: Information Risk Management
- CISM Domain 3: Information Security Program Development and Management
- CISM Domain 4: Information Security Incident Management
- Exam Practice / Preparation (Sample Exam)
Participants in the Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) program will be provided instruction designed to provide the following:
- An understanding of the format and structure of the CISM certification exam.
- A knowledge of the various topics and technical areas covered by the exam.
- Practice with specific strategies, tips, and techniques for taking and passing the exam.
- Opportunities to execute practice questions with debriefs of answers.
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Domain 1 – Information Security Governance (24%)
Domain 2 – Information Risk Management (30%)
Domain 3 – Information Security Program Development and Management (27%)
Domain 4 – Information Security Incident Management (19%)
- All ISACA certification exams consist of 150 multiple choice questions that cover the respective job practice areas created from the most recent job practice analysis.
- You have 4 hours to complete the exam.
Certified Information Security Manager Training (CISM) – Course Content
Domain 1: Information Security Governance
- Develop an information security strategy, aligned with business goals and directives.
- Establish and maintain an information security governance framework.
- Integrate information security governance into corporate governance.
- Develop and maintain information security policies.
- Develop business cases to support investments in information security.
- Identify internal and external influences to the organization.
- Gain ongoing commitment from senior leadership and other stakeholders.
- Define, communicate and monitor information security responsibilities
- Establish internal and external reporting and communication channels.
Domain 2: Information Risk Management
- Establish and/or maintain a process for information asset classification to ensure that measures taken to protect assets are proportional to their business value.
- Identify legal, regulatory, organizational and other applicable requirements to manage the risk of noncompliance to acceptable levels.
- Ensure that risk assessments, vulnerability assessments and threat analyses are conducted consistently, and at appropriate times, to identify and assess risk to the organization’s information.
- Identify, recommend or implement appropriate risk treatment/response options to manage risk to acceptable levels based on organizational risk appetite.
- Determine whether information security controls are appropriate and effectively manage risk to an acceptable level.
- Facilitate the integration of information risk management into business and IT processes to enable a consistent and comprehensive information risk management program across the organization.
- Monitor for internal and external factors (e.g., threat landscape, cybersecurity, geopolitical, regulatory change) that may require reassessment of risk to ensure that changes to existing or new risk scenarios are identified and managed appropriately.
- Report noncompliance and other changes in information risk to facilitate the risk management decision-making process.
- Ensure that information security risk is reported to senior management to support an understanding of potential impact on the organizational goals and objectives.
Domain 3: Information Security Program Development & Management
- Develop a security program, aligned with information security strategy
- Ensure alignment between the information security program and other business functions
- Establish and maintain requirements for all resources to execute the IS program
- Establish and maintain IS architectures to execute the IS program
- Develop documentation that ensures compliance with policies
- Develop a program for information security awareness and training
- Integrate information security requirements into organizational processes
- Integrate information security requirements into contracts and activities of third parties
- Develop procedures (metrics) to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the IS program
- Compile reports to key stakeholders on overall effectiveness of the IS program and the underlying business processes in order to communicate security performance.
Domain 4: Information Security Incident Management
- Define (types of) information security incidents
- Establish an incident response plan
- Develop processes for timely identification of information security incidents
- Develop processes to investigate and document information security incidents
- Develop incident escalation and communication processes
- Establish teams that effectively respond to information security incidents
- Test and review the incident response plan
- Establish communication plans and processes
- Determine the root cause of IS incidents
- Align incident response plan with DRP and BCP.