CISM Certified Information Security Manager

Course 2036

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 23 NASBA CPE Credits (live, in-class training only)
  • Level: Intermediate

In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to successfully pass the CISM certification exam and become a Certified Information Security Manager.

This course will cover four CISM domains:

  • Security governance
  • Risk management and compliance
  • Security program development and management
  • Security incident management

Passing the CAP Certification Exam meets U.S. DoD Directive 8140/8570.01 Management (IAM) Level-I and Management (IAM) Level-II requirements.

CISM Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

CISM Training Benefits

Learn from ISACA official curriculum

Receive an exam voucher from ISACA

Prepare for and pass the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) exam

Develop an information security strategy and plan of action to implement the strategy

Manage and monitor information security risks

Build and maintain an information security plan

Implement policies and procedures to respond to and recover from disruptive and destructive information security events

Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching

CISM Course Outline

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Establish and maintain an information security strategy and align the strategy with corporate governance
  • Identify internal and external influences to the organization
  • Define roles and responsibilities
  • Establish, monitor, evaluate, and report metrics

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Establish a process for information asset classification and ownership
  • Identify legal, regulatory, organizational, and other applicable requirements
  • Ensure that risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, and threat analyses are conducted periodically
  • Determine appropriate risk treatment options
  • Evaluate information security controls
  • Identify the gap between current and desired risk levels
  • Integrate information risk management into business and IT processes
  • Monitor existing risk
  • Report noncompliance and other changes in information risk

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Establish and maintain the information security program
  • Identify, acquire, manage, and define requirements for internal and external resources
  • Establish and maintain information security architectures
  • Establish, communicate, and maintain organizational information security standards, procedures, and guidelines
  • Establish and maintain a program for information security awareness and training
  • Integrate information security requirements into organizational processes, as well as into contracts and activities of third parties
  • Establish, monitor, and periodically report program management and operational metrics

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Establish and maintain an organizational definition and severity hierarchy for information security incidents
  • Establish and maintain an incident response plan
  • Develop and implement processes to ensure timely identification of information security incidents
  • Establish and maintain processes to investigate and document information security incidents
  • Establish and maintain incident escalation and notification processes
  • Organize, train, and equip teams to effectively respond to information security incidents
  • Test and review the incident response plan periodically
  • Establish and maintain communication plans and processes
  • Conduct post-incident reviews
  • Establish and maintain integration among the incident response plan, disaster recovery plan, and business continuity plan

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CISM Training FAQs

To succeed in this course and successfully pass the CISM exam, you should have at least five years of information security experience in at least one of the following roles:

  • IT consultant, auditor, or manager
  • Security policy writer
  • Privacy officer
  • Information security officer
  • Network administrator
  • Security device administrator
  • Security engineers

The Certified Information Security Manager Exam is offered by ISACA, and recognizes individuals who manage, oversee and assess an enterprise’s information security.

The ISACA Exam Candidate Information Guide provides valuable information regarding exam day rules and information as well as exam dates and deadlines. You can find the most recent version at

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.

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