Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM)

This course is designed to help candidates prepare for sitting the ISACA CISM certification examination. By taking this course and obtaining CISM certification, your experience and skills in supporting the information security needs of your organization will be validated. Securing the organization’s information is a critical business objective in today’s business environment. The information that an organization depends on to be successful can be at risk from numerous sources. By effectively managing information security, you can address these risks and ensure the organization remains healthy and competitive in the marketplace.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • establish and maintain a framework to provide assurance that information security strategies are aligned with business objectives and consistent with applicable laws and regulations.
  • identify and manage information security risks to achieve business objectives.
  • create a program to implement the information security strategy.
  • implement an information security program.
  • oversee and direct information security activities to execute the information security program.
  • plan, develop, and manage capabilities to detect, respond to, and recover from information security incidents.

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Information Security Governance
  • Develop an Information Security Strategy
  • Align Information Security Strategy with Corporate Governance
  • Identify Legal and Regulatory Requirements
  • Justify Investment in Information Security
  • Identify Drivers Affecting the Organization
  • Obtain Senior Management Commitment to Information Security
  • Define Roles and Responsibilities for Information Security
  • Establish Reporting and Communication Channels
  • 2 - Information Risk Management
  • Implement an Information Risk Assessment Process
  • Determine Information Asset Classification and Ownership
  • Conduct Ongoing Threat and Vulnerability Evaluations
  • Conduct Periodic BIAs
  • Identify and Evaluate Risk Mitigation Strategies
  • Integrate Risk Management into Business Life Cycle Processes
  • Report Changes in Information Risk
  • 3 - Information Security Program Development
  • Develop Plans to Implement an Information Security Strategy
  • Security Technologies and Controls
  • Specify Information Security Program Activities
  • Coordinate Information Security Programs with Business Assurance Functions
  • Identify Resources Needed for Information Security Program Implementation
  • Develop Information Security Architectures
  • Develop Information Security Policies
  • Develop Information Security Awareness, Training, and Education Programs
  • Develop Supporting Documentation for Information Security Policies
  • 4 - Information Security Program Implementation
  • Integrate Information Security Requirements into Organizational Processes
  • Integrate Information Security Controls into Contracts
  • Create Information Security Program Evaluation Metrics
  • 5 - Information Security Program Management
  • Manage Information Security Program Resources
  • Enforce Policy and Standards Compliance
  • Enforce Contractual Information Security Controls
  • Enforce Information Security During Systems Development
  • Maintain Information Security Within an Organization
  • Provide Information Security Advice and Guidance
  • Provide Information Security Awareness and Training
  • Analyze the Effectiveness of Information Security Controls
  • Resolve Noncompliance Issues
  • 6 - Incident Management and Response
  • Develop an Information Security Incident Response Plan
  • Establish an Escalation Process
  • Develop a Communication Process
  • Integrate an IRP
  • Develop IRTs
  • Test an IRP
  • Manage Responses to Information Security Incidents
  • Perform an Information Security Incident Investigation
  • Conduct Post-Incident Reviews
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    The intended audience for this course is information security and IT professionals, particularly IT managers who are interested in earning the CISM certification. The course is also applicable to individuals who are interested in learning in-depth information about information security management or who are looking for career advancement in IT security.

    Other Prerequisites

    To ensure your success, you should have at least five years of professional experience in information security, as well as at least three years of experience in information security management. You are also required to prove this level of experience to ISACA in order to obtain certification. Major areas of information security management include:

    - Information security governance

    - Information risk management

    - Information security program development

    - Information security program management

    - Incident management and response

    Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM)

    £1,335
    Course Length : 3 Days
     

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