CISM Online Training
This intermediate ISACA CISM training prepares learners to take the CISM exam which is the one required exam to earn the CISM certification.
In any industry, there are professional organizations who design certifications to help define what skills and knowledge are necessary to be considered an expert within the profession. For the world of information security, ISACA is one such organization. The nonprofit org publishes several certifications to define what an expert in developing, managing or maintaining information security programs looks like.
The Certified Information Security Manager is central to a serious security engineer's career -- earn one and you can prove your expertise in enterprise information security governance, management and incident response.
For anyone who manages their ISACA training, this ISACA training can be used for CISM exam prep, onboarding new security engineers, individual or team training plans, or as an ISACA reference resource.
What You Need to Know
This CISM training maps to the CISM exam information security exam objectives and covers topics such as:
Oversee the actions of information security risk management teams
Analyzing and interpreting infosec governing documents and regulations for your organization
Move on from technical mastery of information security and into team management
Lead infosec incident response planning and execution
Who Should Take CISM Training?
This CISM training is considered professional-level ISACA training, which means it was designed for security engineers. This information security skills course is designed for security engineers with three to five years of experience with information security and risk management.
New or aspiring security engineers.
If you're a brand new security engineer, the CISM may be a tall hurdle to clear at the start of your career. One of the minimum requirements of earning the CISM is 5 years of professional information security management work experience, so you may be best served preparing for it as you work. That said, it's not like the knowledge the cert tests for is restricted to five years of experience: you're free to take the training and even try for the exam at any time. Getting CISM training can help you advance your career whenever you're ready to.
Experienced security engineers.
If you've been working as a security engineer for several years already, the CISM has probably been looming in the distance ahead of you for some time. Earning it is a huge milestone in any career and can lead to promotions and more responsibilities. It also costs $575 to attempt the test, so you want to be very sure you're completely ready. CISM training will help make sure you nail the test and don't have to pay for it more than once.