CISM: Certified Information Security Manager

The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) is a top credential for IT professionals responsible for managing, developing and overseeing information security systems in enterprise-level applications, or for developing best organizational security practices.

Summary

The uniquely management-focused CISM certification promotes international security practices and recognizes the individual who manages designs, and oversees and assesses an enterprise’s information security.

Audience Profile

The CISM certification was developed specifically for experienced information security managers and those with information security management responsibilities who include:

  • Information Security Managers
  • Aspiring Information Security Managers
  • IS/IT Consultants
  • Chief Information Officers

Benefits

  • Demonstrates your understanding of the relationship between an information security program and broader business goals and objectives
  • Distinguishes you as having not only information security expertise, but also knowledge and experience in the development and management of an information security program
  • Puts you in an elite peer network
  • Is considered essential to ongoing education, career progression and value delivery to enterprises.
Module 1: Information Security Governance
  • Develop an Information Security Strategy
  • IAlign 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
Module 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
Module 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
Module 4: Information Security Program Implementation
  • Integrate Information Security Requirements into Organizational Processes
  • Integrate Information Security Controls into Contracts
  • Create Information Security Program Evaluation Metrics
Module 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
Module 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

Price

45,000 MUR including original ISACA CISM Review Manual 2015.

Early Bird: Register 1 month in advance and get 10% discount.

Ask us for a Group Discounts as from 3 students.

Courseware

Each participant will receive the original ISACA CISM Review Manual 2015.

Certification

All ISACA certifications are held three times per year each June, September and December. The exams are organized by the MES. For more informations contact Tylers or ISACA Mauritius chapter.