Certified Information Systems Security Manager (CISSM)

Enroll in the Certified Information Systems Security Manager (CISSM) programme to learn more about information risk management and how to handle incidents and information security

About the course

Certified Information Systems Security Manager (CISSM) is unique in the information security credential marketplace because it is designed specifically and exclusively for individuals who have experience managing an information security program. The certification has been recognized as a global achievement for those who have experience working in the domain of Information security. Moreover, CISM is a primary certification for IS professionals who build, design, supervise, and evaluate enterprise information security.

This course teaches you about core aspects such as:

● Information Security Governance
● Information Security Incident Management
● Design security architecture
● Knowledge of ISACA domains
● Information security programs
● Enterprise IT frameworks


To be eligible for taking CISSM certification, the candidate must fulfill the following requirements:
● A completed application submitted within five years from the date of initially passing the examination (all your experience must be verified by the employers).
● The experience must have been gained within the 10 years, within five years of passing the examination. Out of five, three years of work experience must be gained as an information security manager (must be gained in three of the four CISM domains)

It should be ensured that candidates fulfill the eligibility criteria in the specific period as mentioned, to successfully attain the CISSM certification.

Module 1 - Information Security Governance
Module 2 - Information Risk Management
Module 3 - Information Security Program Development
Module 4 - Information Security Program Management
Module 5 - Incident Management & Response

The Certified Information Systems Security Manager (CISSM) is ideal for the roles given below:

● IS / IT Specialist / Analyst / Manager
● IS / IT Auditor / Consultant
● IS / IT Head / Director
● IT Operations Manager / Head / Director
● IT Compliance Manager / Head / Director
● Security Head / Director
● Security Specialist / Analyst
● Security Manager / Architect
● Security Consultant / Professional
● Security Officer / Engineer
● Security Administrator

Salary Insight

The average annual salary of a Certified Information Security Professional (CISP) is $ 77K, as for an entry-level professional the figures are $ 45k, and for professionals with senior roles, it succeeds the mark of $ 109K (approx). Source: Simplilearn

Minimum Salary :- $ 45k

Average Salary :- $ 77K

Maximum Salary :- $ 109K

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Why should you take the certified Information Security Professional (cissm) certification exam?

The top reasons which you should consider for taking the Certified Information Systems Security Manager (CISSM) credential are given below: ● Understand how to govern information security ● Understand how to develop & manage an information security program ● Understand how to manage incidents ● Gain a better understanding of information risk management. ● Provides you with an opportunity to build upon existing credentials and provides tangible evidence of career growth, and hence attainment of advanced job skills ● Provides access to valuable resources, such as peer networking and idea exchange

Exam Information

The exam comprises of 100 Multiple Choice Questions out of which the candidate needs to score 70% (70 out of 100 questions) to pass the exam.

CISP certification exam can now be taken via online and proctored based.

The total duration of the exam is 2 hours (120 Minutes).

If the Candidate fails to pass the examination at the 2nd attempt, the Candidate must wait at least 14 days from the date of their attempt to retake the examination for the 3rd or any subsequent period of time. The exam can be taken any number of times.

CISP certificate is valid for 5 years, the candidate needs to re-certify once in 5 years to maintain the certification credentials.

To be eligible for taking CISP certification it is recommended that candidates should have at least five years of experience in the information security domain.
There are no prerequisites required for taking the Certified Information Security Professional (CISP) certification program.

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Online Live Virtual Classes

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