CISM Information Security Manager


This certification preparation program is intended audience for this program is information security and IT professionals, such as network administrators and engineers, IT managers, and IT auditors, and other individuals who want to learn more about information security, who are interested in learning in-depth information about information security management, who are looking for career advancement in IT security, or who are interested in earning the CISM certification. 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. Employment opportunities in this field include Information Security Officer, Security Consultant, Security Manager, and Chief Security Officer.

Day 1: Information Security Governance
  • Topic A: Develop an Information Security Strategy
  • Topic B: Align Information Security Strategy with Corporate Governance
  • Topic C: Identify Legal and Regulatory Requirements
  • Topic D: Justify Investment in Information Security
  • Topic E: Identify Drivers Affecting the Organization
  • Topic F: Obtain Senior Management Commitment to Information Security
  • Topic G: Define Roles and Responsibilities for Information Security
  • Topic H: Establish Reporting and Communication Channels
Day 2: Information Risk Management
  • Topic A: Implement an Information Risk Assessment Process
  • Topic B: Determine Information Asset Classification and Ownership
  • Topic C: Conduct Ongoing Threat and Vulnerability Evaluations
  • Topic D: Conduct Periodic BIAs
  • Topic E: Identify and Evaluate Risk Mitigation Strategies
  • Topic F: Integrate Risk Management into Business Life Cycle Processes
  • Topic G: Report Changes in Information Risk
Day 3: Information Security Program Development, and Information Security Program Implementation
  • Topic A: Develop Plans to Implement an Information Security Strategy
  • Topic B: Security Technologies and Controls
  • Topic C: Specify Information Security Program Activities
  • Topic D: Coordinate Information Security Programs with Business Assurance Functions
  • Topic E: Identify Resources Needed for Information Security Program Implementation
  • Topic F: Develop Information Security Architectures
  • Topic G: Develop Information Security Policies
  • Topic H: Develop Information Security Awareness, Training, and Education Programs
  • Topic I: Develop Supporting Documentation for Information Security Policies
  • Topic J: Integrate Information Security Requirements into Organizational Processes
  • Topic K: Integrate Information Security Controls into Contracts
  • Topic L: Create Information Security Program Evaluation Metrics
Day 4: Information Security Program Management
  • Topic A: Manage Information Security Program Resources
  • Topic B: Enforce Policy and Standards Compliance
  • Topic C: Enforce Contractual Information Security Controls
  • Topic D: Enforce Information Security During Systems Development
  • Topic E: Maintain Information Security Within an Organization
  • Topic F: Provide Information Security Advice and Guidance
  • Topic H: Provide Information Security Awareness and Training
  • Topic I: Analyze the Effectiveness of Information Security Controls
  • Topic J: Resolve Noncompliance Issues
Day 5: Incident Management and Response
  • Topic A: Develop an Information Security Incident Response Plan
  • Topic B: Establish an Escalation Process
  • Topic C: Develop a Communication Process
  • Topic D: Integrate an IRP
  • Topic E: Develop IRTs
  • Topic F: Test an IRP
  • Topic G: Manage Responses to Information Security Incidents
  • Topic H: Perform an Information Security Incident Investigation
  • Topic I: Conduct Post-Incident Reviews


















Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

Preparation Training – ISACA

Awarded Credential:

Certificate of Completion

Total Hours:


ALL FEES Included FOR:

Course book $225, Optional ISACA Certification Voucher $595

Total Tuition & Fees:



EC-Council Organization

Certification Recommendations/Prerequisites

To be eligible for the CEH certification, you must attend an official training class (from an EC-Council Authorized Training Provider) OR have at least two years of Internet Security related experience. 

Students who complete an Advanced Business Learning EC-Council program are automatically eligible to sit for the certification exam due to their Authorized Training Provider status.

EC-Council Organization

Certification Exam Requirements

To be certified, students must pass the certification exam in the allotted period to complete the 125-question exam.

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