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Failed

I have just received my score sheet and failed at 440, i was quite confident about my preparations ...

Mirza Arsalan546 @ 1/2/2018 12:19 AM | Comments (3)

Failed CISM

Hello all,I just took the CISM test but received a preliminary "did not pass" results, te...

Scott621 @ 12/27/2017 6:38 PM | Comments (3)

Passed CISM

Hey All -I am pleased to announce that i have successfully passed CISM exam in my first attempt.  I...

Dushyant Sharma , CISA @ 12/26/2017 12:07 PM | Comments (2)

Passed CISM exam

I just came back from the testing center and the results shows that I preliminary PASSED the CISM e...

Ibrahim662 @ 12/25/2017 5:38 AM | Comments (7)

KPI Vs KGI?

Hi All,Per CISM Q&A database question#926, Achieving compliance with a particular standard sele...

Zeeshan828 @ 12/22/2017 10:40 AM | Comments (2)

Clarification needed on various topic

Hi,I am new to this forum. Could someone clarify the below queries as I am getting contradictory an...

Mohammed524 @ 12/21/2017 12:29 AM | Comments (6)

ACL FOR AUDIT, DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATIONS FOR 10 DOLLARS ON UDEMY.COM

Kolawole Samuel To:info@isacalagos.org.ng,admin@isacalagos.org.ng Dec 12 at 8:08 AM Good Morning, M...

Samuel922 @ 12/14/2017 3:01 PM | Comments (3)

Question of the day - 6 December

CISM Exam candidates - test your knowledge and understanding with this practice question.Which of t...

Peter O'Toole @ 12/6/2017 6:02 AM | Comments (8)

Trouble Question

When establishing effective incident escalation processes for the incident response team, it is PRI...

Carlos555 @ 12/5/2017 10:08 AM | Comments (4)

Question of the day - 5 December

CISM Exam candidates - test your knowledge and understanding with this practice question.In which o...

Peter O'Toole @ 12/5/2017 7:00 AM | Comments (7)

Question of the day - 4 December

CISM Exam candidates - test your knowledge and understanding with this practice question.Which of t...

Peter O'Toole @ 12/4/2017 7:59 AM | Comments (7)

Question of the day - 30 November

CISM Exam candidates - test your knowledge and understanding with this practice question.While a di...

Peter O'Toole @ 11/30/2017 9:51 AM | Comments (7)

Question on Limits

The acceptable limits of organizational standards are PRIMARILY determined by: A.   likelihood and ...

Benjamin923 @ 11/30/2017 6:04 AM | Comments (6)

Question on alignement

Which of the following choices would BEST align information security objectives to business objecti...

Benjamin923 @ 11/30/2017 5:48 AM | Comments (4)

Types of Controls

According to the CISM manual, there are 3 types of controls:- Management Controls - Administrative ...

Ibrahim662 @ 11/30/2017 4:54 AM | Comments (0)

RE: CISM Application Status

Hi Adam770 and Tim220, Great questions on the stages of certification. In summary:Nothing - means t...

Abhishek909 @ 1/18/2018 10:58 AM

RE: Passed CISM

Priya - Thank you and great question. Questionnaire came from following resoures 1. ISACA Online Re...

Dushyant Sharma , CISA @ 1/4/2018 3:05 PM

RE: Passed CISM

Hi DushyantFirstly Congratulations!Can you advice that did you did the questionnaire which is onlin...

Priya967 @ 1/4/2018 1:20 PM

RE: Failed

Hi, I would advise you never to give up. Your present score is very close to the minimum score requ...

Luqman729 @ 1/2/2018 3:18 AM

RE: Failed

Hi, I failed also in first attempt !!!, then I passed by doing the following: - Reading ISACA revie...

Maktoum944 @ 1/2/2018 3:01 AM

RE: Failed

Hi,My suggestion would be to take the retest within a months time. Focus on the detailed result whi...

Jithesh @ 1/2/2018 12:34 AM

RE: Failed CISM

In addition to the CISM DB and Youtube videos, I would add Sara Greene's CISA video.. you can get i...

Charlene587 @ 12/31/2017 8:16 PM

RE: Failed CISM

Hi Scott,I followed a similar practise to Amy but also attended a 5-day course.After the course, I ...

Gil537 @ 12/30/2017 8:28 PM

RE: Passed CISM exam

Hello,  I took the CISM exam on 18th December and I received a preliminary score that I passed. I h...

Luqman729 @ 12/28/2017 2:40 AM

RE: Failed CISM

Hi Scott,I have to agree with you, the questions are the same format, but definitely phrased in a v...

Amelia520 @ 12/27/2017 9:23 PM

RE: Passed CISM exam

Congrats - I just received a preliminary pass myself. I used the certified info security website(3r...

Bryan901 @ 12/27/2017 11:30 AM

RE: Clarification needed on various topic

Hi Thanks for your feedback and sorry for my late response. I have cleared my CISM exam today. Got ...

Mohammed524 @ 12/27/2017 5:46 AM

RE: Passed CISM exam

Congratulations Ibrahim. Mine is on Dec29, which will be my second attempt. First attempt was in Ju...

Zeeshan828 @ 12/26/2017 8:53 AM

RE: Clarification needed on various topic

1. In which stage/phase of SDLC, Information security should get engaged ?  - Requirements or Feasi...

Ibrahim662 @ 12/26/2017 1:18 AM

RE: Passed CISM exam

Congratulations Ibrahim,I agree with you that ISACA QAE and review manual are the best materials fo...

Luqman729 @ 12/25/2017 3:58 PM

Security Awareness/Training Program

 SECURITY AWARENESS, TRAINING ANDEDUCATIONRisk that is inherent in using computing systems cannot b...

-adnan- @ 7/28/2015 4:17 AM | Comments (119)

Result/Notification Date for CISM 2015 (Speculation & Extrapolations)

We know CISM June 2015 exam takers will be anxiously waiting for their result notification.Although...

-adnan- @ 6/25/2015 12:35 PM | Comments (103)

CISM June 2016 Study Group - Charlotte, NC & Virtual

I am trying to get a study group going for CISM June 2016 Exam. Please  let me know if you are inte...

Omondi016 @ 1/11/2016 3:04 PM | Comments (75)

Gaining Management Committment

The MOST important requirement for gaining management committment to the information security progr...

Venky @ 8/5/2015 11:37 PM | Comments (71)

Incident Management vs Incident Response

Chapter 4 (Page # 225)Incident Management - provides a structure by which incidents can be investig...

Venky @ 8/11/2015 6:58 PM | Comments (68)

CISM Self Assessment Test

Hello,I am unable to understand the CISM self assessment Test question # 33 and 34 (same question b...

Raja207 @ 11/25/2014 10:47 PM | Comments (67)

Essentials for CISM Examination

Dear AllI would like to create a group, which emphasis on key essentials a candidate should follow ...

Suresh.Emmanuel @ 2/7/2016 9:46 PM | Comments (61)

Developing an Information Security Strategy

Q # 839 Which of the following elements are the MOST essential to develop an information security s...

Venky @ 8/7/2015 12:56 PM | Comments (54)

Security Controls Types & Categories

\As per the ISACA CISM Review Manual:"Controls are one of the primary methods of managing info...

-adnan- @ 7/22/2015 3:59 AM | Comments (43)

Tell us your tale about CISM December 2015 Exam!!!

Greetings everyone and specially recent CISM December 2015 exam takers. We will be very glad to hea...

-adnan- @ 12/15/2015 12:46 AM | Comments (39)

{Information Security} Governance vs Management: CISM Exam Terminology Part6

This topic might consume all the time and may never be completed. Anyway, I am sharing some definit...

-adnan- @ 5/30/2015 7:27 AM | Comments (39)

Intrusion Detection vs Intrusion Prevention {Systems} (IDS vs IPS)

Intrusion detection system (IDS)Inspects network and host security activity to identify suspicious ...

-adnan- @ 7/22/2015 6:25 AM | Comments (39)

Mandatory-Discretionary Access control

What is the main difference between them? When do we select the first & when the second I would...

Maria205 @ 6/10/2015 11:09 AM | Comments (39)

Policies, Standards, Guidelines, Procedures

The differences between various the various documents contained in a formal information security pr...

Gadget @ 6/2/2015 9:21 AM | Comments (37)

Standards Deviation - What is considered acceptable ?

If a Standard has a very narrow defined scope i.e. XXX is the only approved Access Request System, ...

Alice Lee @ 7/24/2015 4:31 AM | Comments (37)