TrainACE offers CISM certification training in Greenbelt, MD and Ashburn, VA.

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 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.

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 in order 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 focus is on exam preparation, and our class has been structured to emphasize the objectives of the ISACA CISM certification exam.

Classroom Based CISM Training Cost:  $2,595

Includes: Proprietary TrainACE CISM study pack, Official ISACA course ware and Official ISACA test prep material


CISM Training Schedule

All Times Listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Location Days Times Start End
Greenbelt, MD Tues - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 11/13/2018 11/16/2018
Greenbelt, MD Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 12/10/2018 12/14/2018
Greenbelt, MD Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 03/18/2019 03/22/2019

Self-Paced Online Training

Some individuals have extremely busy schedules and cannot afford to take time off to come to a hands-on training class. For a more flexible option, give our online training a shot. Self-paced, online training allows attendees to experience the benefits of class room learning at anytime, anywhere! All of the online course ware follows ISACA authorized curriculum.

CISM Essentials & Practical Online Training Package

This training package teaches students the fundamentals of information security management. This ensures that you are well-prepared and ready to successfully take on the CISM exam. After completion of this online course, students will be familiar with identifying critical issues and customizing solutions, improving alignment between an organization’s information security program and its broader goals and objectives, and lending credibility to the organization of which they are employed.


CISM Self-Paced online training packages include the following features:

  • Interactive & explanatory instruction & lectures
  • User-friendly interface with comprehensive course curriculum
  • Step-by-step instructional videos
  • Live, virtual lab environment(s)
  • Toll-Free Educational Support
  • Money-Back Guarantee

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Custom Training For Your Organization

Does your organization have special training needs? Let us know! We'll put together a customized training course proposal targeted to the specific needs of your staff. Select your ideal start-date, your location preference and your equipment requests and we will gladly compose a training plan for your company quickly and free of any obligation.

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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

Recommended Training Audience and Prerequisites

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.

Certification Requirements

All candidates for the CISM certification must pass a 200-question, multiple choice exam with a minimum score of 450 on a scale of 800.