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Course Description

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)® is a widely-recognized IT Security certification for professionals across industry sectors globally. The CISM certification course is developed by ISACA and is ideal for anybody looking to pursue their career in the IT Security and Governance domain. This 5-day Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification course validates your knowledge and skill in risk management, information security, incident management, and more.

The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Certification course from ISACA is probably one of the best IT Security certification courses for individuals and enterprise teams. With a drastic increase in security breaches worldwide, and with anything and everything moving to the cloud platform, it is very crucial for enterprises to manage threats and security vulnerabilities in enterprises spread across locations.

The CISM certification was developed for professionals to have a clear understanding of the international security standards implemented, design, manage, monitor, and enforce IT security practices in enterprises across industry sectors. Participants taking part in this CISM certification course will gain the required knowledge to clear their CISM certification exam on the first attempt. They will also receive a copy of the CISM course material and an ISACA course completion certificate from Learnovate, being an Accredited Training Provider.


Participants who take part in the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) training will gain:

• A thorough understanding of knowledge and skills required for an IS Auditor

• Insights into the level of knowledge required to meet the complexities of a digital business landscape

• An in-depth understanding of auditing information systems

• Knowledge of management and governance of IT processes and systems

• Understanding of acquisition, development, test, and implementation of critical business information systems

• Thorough knowledge of managing, maintaining, and securing information assets

• Proper understanding of the CISA course material to clear your CISA exam on the first attempt

Target Audience

Job roles that can take up CISM training include, but are not limited to:

• IT Managers

• Security Consultants

• Security Auditors

• System Security Architects

• Auditing Professionals

• Security Managers

• Chief Compliance Officers

• Information Security Managers

• ISO Professionals

• Information Security/IT consultants

• Security Analysts

• Anybody who wants to gain knowledge of CISM concepts in an enterprise set up

• Anybody who is looking pursue a career in the information security domain

• Anybody who is looking to clear their CISM Certification Exam


• Candidates who wish to take up the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification exam should have a minimum 5 years of work experience in 3 or more domains of information security management.

• There can be an experience waiver of 2 years for the required 5-year experience in the form of:

1) Certified Information Systems Auditor CISA Certification

2) Certified Information Systems Security Professional CISSP Certification

3) Should have PG Degree in Information Security or any other related fields

• There can be an experience waiver of 1 year for the required 5-year experience in the form of:

1) 1 year of work experience in the Information Systems management domain

2) 1 year of work experience in the IT Security domain

3) Specialized certifications such as CompTIA Security+, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), and CBCP, and more


• 40 Hours

Course Outline

Domain 1 – Information Security Governance

• Designing a Strategy and Governance Framework

• Gaining Management Support and Approval

• Implementing the Security Strategy

Domain 2 – Information Risk Management and Compliance

• Risk Identification

• Risk Analysis and Treatment

• Risk Monitoring and Reporting

Domain 3 – Information Security Program Development and Management

• Alignment and Resource Management

• Standards, Awareness and Training

• Building Security into Processes and Practices

• Security Monitoring and Reporting

Domain 4 – Information Security Incident Management

• Planning and Integration

• Readiness and Assessment

• Identification and Response



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