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Ready to take the next step in your security career? TrainACE's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) training will prepare you for the ISACA CISM certification by teaching you the skills and knowledge you need to step into management level cybersecurity positions. ISACA's CISM certification is held in high regard by government agencies and private business alike.
Certified Information Security Manager certificate holders are heralded for their ability to manage and maintain an information security program with practicality and efficiency. Obtainment of the CISM certification proves an individual is able to effectively identify critical issues and customize solutions, improve alignment between an organization’s information security program and its broader goals and objectives, and lend credibility to the organization of which they are employed.
CISM certification satisfies DOD 8570 IAM Level III
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Why Take CISM Training in DC?
Designed to propel information security professionals to the next level of authority within their careers, the CISM certification is a distinction that authenticates one’s information security management expertise. Held in high regard by government agencies and private business alike, the Certified Information Security Manager certificate holders are heralded for their ability to manage and maintain an information security program with practicality and efficiency. Obtainment of the CISM certification proves an individual can effectively identify critical issues and customize solutions, improve alignment between an organization’s information security program and its broader goals and objectives, and lend credibility to the organization of which they are employed.
Management-focused and data-driven, the CISM is globally-recognized as a symbol of info management capability and skill. As with any management certification, individuals are expected to have significant prior experience. The exam, structured as a four-hour, multiple-choice exam, requires that individuals possess a minimum amount of professional experience to apply for the certification. Once an individual has attained a CISM certificate, one will see the vast amount of opportunities provided from such distinction—unparalleled to anything imagined.
CISM Training in Maryland, Washington D.C. or Northern Virginia
We offer CISM classes at our two training locations in the Washington D.C. metro area: Greenbelt, MD and Ashburn, VA. TrainACE's CISM class provides students with a solid foundation in information security management. The format of this class is instructor-led and hands-on for as much material as possible. A large part of the focus is on exam preparation, and our class has been structured to emphasize the objectives of the ISACA CISM certification exam.
What is the CISM Certification?
The CISM certification is a credential offered by ISACA (an independent, nonprofit association that supports professionals who work in information security, governance, assurance, and risk management). The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification is one of the most sought after and highest paying credentials in the country.
The CISM certification proves that candidates have proficiency in the following four domains:
- • Information Security Governance
- • Information Security Program Development and Management
- • Information Risk Management and Compliance
- • Information Security Incident Management
CISM certified professionals are equipped to provide their organizations with security and assurance best practices in all areas associated with data systems.
Who Should Take CISM Training in Washington, DC?
TrainACE’s Certified Information Security Manager Training and Certification is ideal for IT and information security (IS) professionals in the Washington, DC area who want to learn about IS management and obtain their certification. The CISM course is a good fit for network administrators, network engineers, IT managers, IT auditors, and those who want to advance their information security careers. Candidates who take the exam must be have a minimum of five years of work experience in information security prior to sitting the test.
What is the Difference between CISM and CISA?
Both the CISM and the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certifications are offered by ISACA, but they are two completely different credentials that have different career paths. The CISA certification is designed for information security auditors, while the CISM is designed for information security and risk managers.
Essentially what this means is, the CISM is responsible for managing, designing, overseeing, and assessing an organization’s information security, and a CISA is responsible for assessing IS vulnerabilities, implementing controls, and reporting on compliance within the organization’s information security department.
While both certifications are globally recognized and sought after, auditing and managing are very different and their career paths will appeal to different types of information security professionals.
How Do You Get CISM Certified in Washington, DC?
To become a CISM in metro Washington, D.C., it’s essential to take a CISM training course that covers all the areas that will be tested on the certification exam. At TrainACE, our CISM Training and Certification course is a great way to become prepared for the certification test. We are dedicated to providing the highest-quality training to our students, which ensures that they will have all the knowledge and skills that are required to successfully pass the CISM certification exam.
What you need to know before taking CISM training
ISACA requires that all individuals attempting to earn the certification have at least five years of professional experience in information security management. Substitutions and waivers of such experience, to a maximum of two years, are available based on a specific set of guidelines set forth by the ISACA.
Exam and Certification Requirements:
All candidates for the CISM certification must pass a 150 question, multiple choice exam with a minimum score of 450 on a scale of 800.
Candidates must also verify through submitted evidence that they have a minimum of five years experience in information security work.
Full details and details of exceptions can be found at the ISACA site
Who needs CISM Certification in DC?
- Chief Information Security Officer
- Information Security Officer
- Information Security Manager
- Information Security Analyst
Skills and Concepts
Topics & Concepts Covered in CISM Training Include:
- Information Security Governance
- Information Risk Management and Compliance
- Information Security Program and Development and Management
- Information Security Incident Management