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.

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ISACA Certifications Open Doors


Key Exam Registration Dates:

1 February-24 May 2018 Testing Window

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1 December 2017 Registration Opens
18 May 2018 Final Registration Deadline

1 June-23 September 2018 Testing Window

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1 March 2018 Registration and Scheduling Opens
18 September 2018 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 17024:2012, 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.