Can I take the CISM exam with The Knowledge Academy
No. Each delegate will have to make direct contact with ISACA to book and arrange the CISM exam to be taken at one of the following locations - London, Birmingham or Manchester
Can I sit the exam at a time and date suitable to me?
No. The CISM exams are carried out twice a year, June and December on set dates. The next exam date is on 8th June 2013. The final registration deadline is 3rd April 2013 which is subject to change. For clarification please contact ISACA directly.
What is the Exam Pass Guarantee?
Our exam pass guarantee gives you confidence that we will support your learning until you pass your CISM exam. We guarantee that you will pass your CISM exam after completing our CISM Class. All we require is for you to take the exam within 90 days of completing the class. Attend all class days and complete all class assignments If you do not pass the exam after the 1st attempt, we will allow you to attend the class again free of charge. Should you fail the exam on your 2nd attempt, you will be eligible to enrol in the class again, free of charge. CISM examination results must be verified to confirm re-enrolment and is subject to availability.
Is this course accredited?
This is an exam preparation course. You will become certified once you pass the ISACA CISM examination
What are the pre-requisites?
Submit verified evidence of a minimum of five years of information security work experience, with a minimum of three years of information security management work experience in three or more of the job practice analysis areas. The work experience must be gained within the ten-year period preceding the application date for certification or within five years from the date of originally passing the exam. Experience Substitutions The following security-related certifications and information systems management experience can be used to satisfy the indicated amount of information security work experience. Two Years: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) in good standing Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) in good standing Post-graduate degree in information security or a related field (e.g., business administration, information systems, information assurance) One Year: One full year of information systems management experience One full year of general security management experience Skill-based security certifications (e.g., SANS Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), CompTIA Security +, Disaster Recovery Institute Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), ESL IT Security Manager) Completion of an information security management program at an institution aligned with the Model Curriculum The experience substitutions will not satisfy any portion of the three-year information security management work experience requirement.
What is the experience of the instructor(s) delivering my course?
All of our instructors have many years experience in ISACA CISM methodologies
What do The Knowledge Academy provide me on the course?
You will receive on the course, The Knowledge Academy Courseware Book, Exam preparation, Certificate, Experienced Instructor and Refreshments
Will I receive a certificate?
Yes you will receive a certificate once you have completed your CISM course
What time shall I arrive at the venue?
Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am
The Knowledge Academy
Certified Information Security Manager
The Knowledge Academy deliver this 4 day course to provide you with the required knowledge to sit the professional certification accredited by ISACA for the Certified Information Systems Auditor exam.
There are no pre-requisites to attending the Knowledge Academy Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) course or to taking the CISM exam. The course is open to any individuals who have an interest in information security management. The examination is open to all individuals who are experienced information security managers and those who have information security management responsibilities.
Successful examination candidates will be sent all information required to apply for certification with their notification of a passing score. It is important to note that many individuals choose to take the CISM exam prior to meeting the experience requirements. This practice is acceptable and encouraged although the CISM designation will not be awarded until all the work experience requirements are met.
Following the successful passing of the exam candidates need to submit verified evidence of a minimum of five years of information security work experience, with a minimum of three years of information security management work experience in three or more of the job practice analysis areas. The work experience must be gained within the ten-year period preceding the application date for certification or within five years from the date of originally passing the exam.
The following security-related certifications and information systems management experience can be used to satisfy the indicated amount of information security work experience.
- Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) in good standing
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) in good standing
- Post-graduate degree in information security or a related field (e.g., business administration, information systems, information assurance)
- One full year of information systems management experience
- One full year of general security management experience
- Skill-based security certifications (e.g., SANS Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), CompTIA Security +, Disaster Recovery Institute Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), ESL IT Security Manager)
- Completion of an information security management program at an institution aligned with the Model Curriculum
The experience substitutions will not satisfy any portion of the three-year information security management work experience requirement.
Who Should Attend
IT Security Managers, Security Officers & Security Consultants who are seeking to take the CISM examination.
In the preparation for the CISM Examination, we recommend that each participant purchase the following ISACA study materials directly from the ISACA bookstore:
CISM Review Manual
CISM Review Questions, Answers & Explanations Manual
CISM Practice Questions Database
Certified Information Security Manager Course Agenda (as a brief guidance)
Testing-Taking Tips and Study Techniques
Preparation for the CISM exam
Submitting Required Paperwork
Resources and Study Aids
Passing the Exam the First Time
Information Security Governance
Information Risk Management
Asset Classification and Ownership
Structured Information Risk Assessment Process
Business Impact Assessments
Information Security Program Development
Information Security Strategy
Program Alignment of Other Assurance Functions
Development of Information Security Architectures
Security Awareness, Training, and Education
Communication and Maintenance of Standards, Procedures, and Other Documentation
Information Security Program Management
Security Program Management Overview
Security Program Infrastructure
Security Impact on Users
Incident Management and Response
Response Management Overview
Importance of Response Management
Performing a Business Impact Analysis
Developing Response and Recovery Plans
The Incident Response Process
Implementing Response and Recovery Plans
The CISM examination is carried out twice a year during the months of June & December.
Registration for the exam is 3 months prior to the test date. This has to be actioned directly with ISACA at www.isaca.org
The examination consists of 200 multiple-choice questions within a 4-hour time limit. Exam scores are reported on a scale from 200 to 800. A candidate must receive a score of 450 or higher to pass the exam.
- Exam Pass Guarantee
- The Knowledge Academy Courseware Book
- Course Material
- ISACA Exam Preparation
- Experienced Instructor
- “The Knowledge Academy provided me with the knowledge and experience I needed to take the exam. Thank you to all the staff at The Knowledge Academy. Looking forward to my next course”By Steven Hughes (Manager) from London
- “This is a course I would highly rate to my friends and colleagues. The course materials were of a very good standard”By Sasha Giles (Security Manager) from London
- “A really positive experience which was largely down to the excellent value for money and the professional approach I received from The Knowledge Academy”By John Parker (Security Admin) from London
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What Is CISM Training?
CISM stands for Certified Information Security Manager. CISM trainings are taken by CEO, CFO and IT managers who are willing to increase their pay scale and to be an expert in IT service systems. CISM course is also useful for information security managers who designs and manages IT security systems. If you choose the IT career path and wish to success in your career then you should definitely take CISM trainings. Every year more than thousands of candidates are taking CISM training from around the world. The course offers great opportunity; it develops your IT skills and knowledge.
CISM certification is designed for Information Security Professionals who need to develop their management responsibilities. CISM course will make professionals more rigorous and deeper understanding of the field. CISM certification holders are wanted by many IT industries, because they deal with on time real projects effectively. You will be respected by co- workers with CISM certification.CISM certification is a credential that is recognized worldwide and it can be taken by anyone. CISM training is available both in online and regular classroom training. Candidates capable with self study can take training at online others are advised to take regular classroom trainings.
When you get CISM training, you should follow the tips.
- Check the credibility of your instructor first when it comes to CISM certification. An instructor should have a degree and even more supporting degree in the same field.
- Then study the things for your exam. You need to cover comprehensive study materials before you go to the exam.
- CISM training should give you mock exams and frequent examination of information security. You should also take practical exams as well. Such training will give you confidence. Mock test contains actual questions related to the examination, but your instructor can provide you with helpful advice as you move along with the mock exam.
- The CISM training program will offer you guaranteed to pass the examination. When you fail in the examination, you will not get your money back. So utilize the training.
CISM trainings will be for a week or two. Candidates will learn the difference between the information security program and business goals in CISM course.CISM training will also distinguish candidates and an organization IS experts and encourages them by teaching the techniques on various risk preventions.
Candidates will cover IS governance, risk management, IS management and IS incident management in CISM training. Like other professional exam CISM certification also has two levels; foundation level and practitioner level. Foundation CISM training is for candidates who are willing to learn the basic IT skills and techniques. The examination is based on multiple choice questions, candidates should score above 450 marks to pass the examination. The marks are converted into score between 200 and 800. Candidates failed in a CISM course should retake it. There are no limits for the examination.
CISM certification is an advantageous certification program, where candidates can develop their IT skills and knowledge. Join in leading CISM training institutes for better insight.