CISM Certification Course
The ISACA governed Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification is the most sought after credential in the Information Security field. Established in 2002, the CISM is a groundbreaking, management focussed globally renowned credential for professionals who create, construct and administer enterprise security programs.
To earn the CISM designation, individuals have to meet certain prerequisites such as clearing the certification exam, following the ISACA’s Code of Professional Ethics, complying with the Continuing Education Policy along with submission of application for the certification. Individuals also have to show verified proof of at least five years of infosec work experience which should include at least three years of experience as an information security manager in a minimum of three job practice analysis areas. This experience should be earned within a decade before the application date for certification or within a period of 5 years from the exam passing date.
To earn and maintain the Certified Information Security Manager designation, an individual has to comply with the CPE policy requirements pertaining to achieving the requisite CPE hours over a yearly and three yearly certification period, paying the annual CPE maintenance fees and submitting requisite documents of CPE activities in case of an audit.
The CISM credential is recognised and acknowledged by renowned organisations worldwide. Some of these recognitions are enlisted below:
- According to Foote Partners IT Skills and Certification Pay Index (ITSCPI) for the quarter ending 1 April 2015, CISM is one of the highest paid credentials in the IT industry
- According to Certification Magazine's, Jobs and Salary Annual Salary Survey, CISM is the forerunner amongst the highest paying certifications for 2015.
- According to UK Government's 2014 Cyber Security Skills Report, CISM is one of the qualifications desired for by hiring companies while recruiting staff.
Several CISM Certified Professionals today are serving in the capacities of IT directors, audit directors, CIOs, CISOs, CEOs, CFOs and other leadership positions showcasing a good demand as well as career advancement potential of the credential.
The Certified Information Security Manager exam is offered by ISACA three times a year in the months of June, September and December in four languages and more than 250 locations worldwide.
eAvighna Online Private Ltd a reputed training and certification company based in Gurgaon – Delhi NCR region brings to you the ISACA certified CISM certification course training which would intensively prepare the students for the certification exam. The course training would be provided at eAvighna’s Sector 14 Gurgaon located training institute which also offers a bouquet of courses to cater to the varied requirements of individuals in the IT sector.
Who Should Attend?
The CISM certification training is intended towards professionals working in managerial, consulting or related positions in IT operations or compliance.
CISM Certification Benefits
There has been a rise in demand for skilled professionals in the information security management and CISM is considered a prestigious credential in this area. CISM accrues many benefits to the individuals as well as their employers. Some of the benefits are enlisted below:
The CISM certification helps to align the information security program with the organisation's objectives and aims.
Demonstrates that besides having the relevant information security know how, individuals also have the requisite skills and experience in building and administering an information security program.
CISM certification is essential to continued education and career advancement besides placing individuals in privileged peer network.
CISM certified individuals can recognise critical problems and tailor company specific procedures to offer a prop up in managing information and complementary technologies.
Able to extensively understand information systems security management and their contribution to organisation's achievements.
CISM employees fetch creditability for their organisations.
Demonstrates to customers the commitment to compliance, security and integrity which would help in garnering customer loyalty.
The CISM certification is much favoured by multinational clients and companies therein providing creditability to the organisation employing such individuals.