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. This course may earn a Credly Badge.


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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.

  • Information Security Governance

    • Enterprise Governance
    • Organizational Culture
    • Legal, Regulatory, and Contractual Requirements
    • Organizational Structures, Roles, and Responsibilities
    • Information Security Strategy
    • Information Security Strategy Development
    • Information Governance Frameworks and Standards
    • Strategic Planning (e.g., budgets, resources, business case)

  • Information Security Risk Management

    • Information Security Risk Assessment
    • Emerging Risk and Threat Landscape
    • Vulnerability and Control Deficiency Analysis
    • Risk Assessment and Analysis
    • Information Security Risk Response
    • Risk Treatment / Risk Response Options
    • Risk and Control Ownership
    • Risk Monitoring and Reporting

  • Information Security Program

    • Information Security Program Development
    • Information Security Program Resources (e.g., people, tools, technologies)
    • Information Asset Identification and Classification
    • Industry Standards and Frameworks for Information Security
    • Information Security Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines
    • Information Security Program Metrics
    • Information Security Program Management
    • Information Security Control Design and Selection
    • Information Security Control Implementation and Integrations
    • Information Security Control Testing and Evaluation
    • Information Security Awareness and Training/td>
    • Management of External Services (e.g., providers, suppliers, third parties, fourth parties)
    • Information Security Program Communications and Reporting

  • Incident Management

    • Incident Management Readiness
    • Incident Response Plan
    • Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
    • Business Continuity Plan (BCP)
    • Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)
    • Incident Classification/Categorization
    • Incident Management Training, Testing, and Evaluation
    • Incident Management Operations
    • Incident Management Tools and Techniques
    • Incident Investigation and Evaluation
    • Incident Containment Methods
    • Incident Response Communications (e.g., reporting, notification, escalation)
    • Incident Eradication and Recovery
    • Post-incident Review Practices


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.




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

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Length: 3.0 days (24 hours)


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