Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) 


CISM means higher earning potential and career advancement. Recent independent studies consistently rank CISM as one of the highest paying and sought after IT certifications.

Enhance your competitive advantage

Demonstrate your information security management expertise.

The uniquely management-focused CISM certification promotes international security practices and recognizes the individual who manages designs, and oversees and assesses an enterprise’s information security.


Key Exam Registration Dates:

Registration for the 12 December exam is closed.

11 June 2016 Exam

10 November 2015 Registration Opens
10 February 2016 Early Registration Deadline
8 April 2016 Final Registration Deadline

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How to Earn Your CISM

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The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has accredited the CISM certification program under ISO/IEC 17024:2003, General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification Systems of Persons. ANSI, a private, nonprofit organization, accredits other organizations to serve as third-party product, system and personnel certifiers. ISACA is proud to be recognized with this international standard of performance.

In accordance with the ISO standard, ISACA understands the importance of impartiality and commits to act impartially in carrying out its certification activities, managing conflicts of interest and ensuring the objectivity of its certification activities.