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BCS CISMP (Information Security & Management Principles Training) Outline

Domain 1: Information Security Management Principles

  • Information Security Management Principles 
  • Need and Benefits of Information Security 

Domain 2: Information Risk  

  • Threats to and Vulnerabilities of Information Systems 
  • Risk Management

Domain 3: Information Security Framework 

  • Organisation and Responsibility 
  • Organisational Policy, Standards and Procedures 
  • Information Security Governance 
  • Information Security Implementation  
  • Security Incident Management 
  • Legal Framework 
  • Security Standards and Procedures 

Domain 4: Security Lifecycle 

  • Information Lifecycle 
  • Identify the Stages of the Information Lifecycle 
  • Concepts of Design Process Lifecycle Including Essential and Non- Functional Requirements 
  • Testing, Audit, and Review 
  • System Development and Support 

Domain 5: Procedural/People Security Controls  

  • Risks to Information Security Involving People 
  • User Access Controls 
  • Training and Awareness 

Domain 6: Technical Security Controls 

  • Technical Security 
  • Networks and Communications Systems 
  • External Services 
  • Cloud Computing 
  • IT Infrastructure

Domain 7: Physical and Environmental Security Controls

  • Physical Security 
  • Protection of Equipment 
  • Managing Intruder 
  • Clear Screen and Desk Policy 
  • Moving Property on and Off-Site 
  • Procedures for Secure Disposal 
  • Security Requirements in Delivery and Loading Areas 

Domain 8: Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Management 

  • Relationship Between Dr/BCP, Risk Assessment and Impact Analysis 
  • Resilience of Systems and Infrastructure 
  • Approaches to Writing Plans and Implementing Plans 
  • Need for Documentation, Maintenance, and Testing 
  • Need for Links to Managed Service Provision and Outsourcing 
  • Need for Secure Off-site Storage of Vital Material 
  • Need to Involve Personnel, Suppliers, IT Systems Providers, etc. 
  • Relationship with Security Incident Management 

Domain 9: Other Technical Aspects  

  • Investigations and Forensics 
  • Role of Cryptography

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Who should attend this BCS CISMP Training Course?

The BCS Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP) Course is designed for professionals who want to develop a strong foundation in Information Security Management. This BCS CISMP Training Course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • IT Managers
  • Security Managers
  • Information Security Officers
  • Network Administrators
  • System Administrators
  • Risk Managers
  • IT Auditors
  • Compliance Officers

Prerequisites of the BCS CISMP Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for attending this BCS CISMP Course. However,some knowledge in information security, risk management, and cybersecurity governance would benefit the delegates.

BCS CISMP (Certificate in Information Security Management Principles) Course Overview

The BCS Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP) is a foundational course that equips individuals with the knowledge and skills to navigate the complex world of information security.  Understanding these principles is critical in an era where data breaches are a constant threat.

Proficiency in the CISMP Course is essential for many professionals, including IT managers, security officers, compliance officers, and anyone responsible for protecting an organisation's digital assets. With cyber threats becoming increasingly sophisticated, mastering information security principles is vital for mitigating risks and ensuring the continuity of business operations.

This intensive 1-day CISMP Training is designed to give delegates a comprehensive understanding of information security management principles. Delegates will gain insights into risk management, access control, cryptography, and compliance, among other vital areas. Through lectures, discussions, and practical exercises, delegates will leave the course with actionable knowledge and skills that can be applied immediately in their professional roles.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the fundamental principles of information security management
  • To implement access control and authentication mechanisms
  • To comprehend the importance of cryptography in information security
  • To develop and maintain an effective security policy and procedures
  • To ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations
  • To contribute to the overall security posture of their organisation

After completing the BCS CISMP Course, delegates will receive the BCS Certification in Information Security Management Principles. This globally recognised certification demonstrates their competence in information security management and can open doors to exciting career opportunities.

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What’s included in this BCS CISMP Training Course?

  • Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP) Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • BCS CISMP Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack   

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BCS CISMP (Certificate in Information Security Management Principles) Exam Information

The BCS Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP) Exam assesses professionals' understanding of information security management principles and practices. This certification focuses on evaluating an individual's ability to effectively manage information security within an organisation. The format of the exam is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 100 
  • Total marks: 100 Marks 
  • Pass mark: 65%, or 65/100 Marks 
  • Duration: 120 Minutes 
  • Open Book/Closed Book: Closed book

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Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


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BCS CISMP (Certificate in Information Security Management Principles) FAQs


The CISMP (Certificate in Information Security Management Principles) course, created by the British Computer Society (BCS), aims to equip individuals who have information security responsibilities in their daily routine or those who intend to pursue a career in information security with the fundamental knowledge and skills required for the job.
The Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP) offers substantial benefits, primarily enhancing knowledge of information security principles and practices. It is recognised in the industry, helping professionals understand security threats and frameworks, improve risk management skills, and ensure compliance with regulations.
CISMP stands for Certificate in Information Security Management Principles.
The Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP) is considered an entry-level qualification in information security. It's designed to provide foundational knowledge and understanding of critical areas in information security management. CISMP is typically suited for those starting their career in information security or those in IT roles seeking to specialise in this area.
Absolutely, pursuing the BCS CISMP certification is worthwhile as it equips professionals with a comprehensive understanding of information security management, enhancing their ability to mitigate risks and safeguard organisational assets effectively. The certification is widely recognised, adding significant value to one's career in the dynamic and ever-evolving field of cybersecurity.
The CISMP curriculum encompasses a range of topics vital to cybersecurity, including Information Risk, Information Security Framework, Security Lifecycle, Procedural/People Security Controls, Technical Security Controls, Physical and Environmental Security Controls, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Management, and Other Technical Aspects.
CISMP (Certificate in Information Security Management Principles) is a foundational certification focusing on fundamental principles of information security, ideal for those seeking a comprehensive understanding of the subject. On the other hand, CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) is an advanced certification designed for experienced information security managers, emphasising strategic management and governance of information security programs within organisations.
To obtain the CISMP Certification, you must pass a two-hour multiple-choice examination. Sign up for our CISMP Training Course to gain the knowledge necessary to succeed.
The BCS CISMP (Certificate in Information Security Management Principles) equips individuals for cybersecurity and information assurance roles. It's ideal for aspiring or current IT professionals, security officers, and risk managers. The certification provides a comprehensive understanding of security governance, risk management, and technical controls, fostering a career in information security management.
Earning the BCS CISMP (Certificate in Information Security Management Principles) Certification can elevate your cybersecurity career by instilling a foundational grasp of security management principles and essential skills. Widely acknowledged, this certification enhances your professional credibility, unlocking pathways to advanced roles and opportunities in the dynamic field of cybersecurity.
Yes, The Knowledge Academy's CISMP Course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. This accreditation ensures that the program adheres to recognised standards in information security management.
Yes, the CISMP examination is included in the original course fee for the course.
While our CISMP Course doesn't mandate specific qualifications for candidates, it is advisable for the delegates to possess some solid understanding of IT, Information Security management principles, and related issues.
A minimum of 65 marks out of 100 are required to pass, while 80 marks earn a distinction.
The Knowledge Academy offers training venues in diverse locations across the UK and globally, ensuring easy access to a venue near you. Furthermore, our flexible learning options allow you to take any course in online self-paced or online instructor-led modes.
The Knowledge Academy's CISMP Course is of 4 days.
The price for BCS CISMP (Certificate in Information Security Management Principles) certification in Belgium starts from €2895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for BCS CISMP (Certificate in Information Security Management Principles).
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