The first step to becoming CISM certified is to take and pass the CISM certification exam, consisting of 150 questions covering 4 job practice domains:
- Information Security Governance – Affirms the expertise to establish and/or maintain an information security governance framework (and supporting processes) to ensure that the information security strategy is aligned with organizational goals and objectives. Domain 1 confirms your ability to develop and oversee an information security governance framework to guide activities that support the information security strategy.
- Managing Information Risk – proficiency in this key realm denotes advanced ability to manage information risk to an acceptable level, in accordance with organizational risk appetite, while facilitating the attainment of organizational goals and objectives. Domain 2 demonstrates expertise in classifying information assets to ensure measures taken to protect those assets are proportional to their business value
- Developing and Managing an Information Security Program – establishes ability to develop and maintain an information security program that identifies, manages and protects the organization’s assets while aligning with business goals. Domain 3 attests to ability to ensure the information security program adds value while supporting operational objectives of other business functions (human resources, accounting, procurement, IT, etc.)
Information Security Incident Management – validates capacity to plan, establish and manage detection, investigation, response and recovery from information security incidents in order to minimize business impact. Domain 4 establishes your skills in accurately classifying and categorizing information security incidents and developing plans to ensure timely and effective response.
Designed for those who manage, design, oversee and assess an enterprise’s information security function.
ISACA’s Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification is for those with technical expertise and experience in IS/IT security and control and wants to make the move from team player to manager. CISM can add credibility and confidence to your interactions with internal and external stakeholders, peers and regulators.
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. Candidates have up to 4 hours (240 minutes) to complete the exam.
Take this FREE 10-question CISM practice quiz.
Cybiant offer the following learning options for this course:
Self-Paced-Online Learning - 3 months access
If your a choosing the Self-Paced-Online (SPO) learning option, you will complete the course on your own time, in your own pace. Cybiant will provide you with access to an online learning environment where you can watch videos, and practice with sample questions. The SPO option provides access for 3 months, and includes the official exam.
Virtual Training - 2x2hours per day
If you are choosing the virtual training learning option, you will participate in a live course by a Cybiant instructor, which is delivered 100% online. You will receive meeting invitations to participate in the live lectures through the Zoom platform. There will be 2 x 2-hour sessions per day, so this option does provide you with flexibility to plan some other work. All sessions are recorded, in case you miss any of the session. All virtual training courses include the official examination, which will be taken online on the last day of class.
Classroom Training - full day
If you are choosing the classroom training option, you will participate in this training in a live class in a 5-star hotel. This training option provides you with the opportunity to discuss topics in detail with other course participants, and learn from their experience. You will be trained by one of our Cybiant experts, and will complete the exam on the last day of class. Training is conducted daily, based on the following time schedule:
Start time: 09:00 UTC+08
End time: 17:00 UTC+08