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ISACA’s Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification indicates expertise in information security governance, program development and management, incident management and risk management. Take your career out of the technical realm to management!

 

ISACA’s Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification is for those with technical expertise and experience in IS/IT security and control and wants to make the move from team player to manager. CISM can add credibility and confidence to your interactions with internal and external stakeholders, peers and regulators.

 

ISACA's Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification brings credibility to your team and ensures alignment between the organization's information security program and its broader goals and objectives. CISM can validate your team’s commitment to compliance, security and integrity and increase customer retention! Learn more about corporate training!

 

The CISM DIFFERENCE

Whether you are seeking a new career opportunity or striving to grow within your current organization, a CISM certification proves your expertise in these work-related domains:

  • Information Security Governance

  • Information Risk Management

  • Information Security Program Development & Management

  • Information Security Incident Management

 

CISM Job Practice Details

Get Certified, Get Ahead!

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PREPARE FOR THE EXAM

 

Set yourself up to succeed on exam day. Whether you prefer to prep on your own time or want the additional guidance and interaction that comes with live instruction, we have the right CISM test prep solutions for you.

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Want to test yourself and see if you’re ready to take the exam? Take this FREE 10-question CISM practice quiz.

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TAKE AND PASS THE EXAM

Register for an exam and purchase study aids and an ISACA membership, which will immediately give you significant exam-related discounts. Access the Exam Candidate Guide here.

Your payment will be due within 90 days from the date of registration. Once you pay, your registration will be valid for one year from the date of registration.

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APPLY TO GET CERTIFIED

The final step to becoming CISM certified is to submit the CISM Certification Application! Prior to doing so, the following requirements must be met:

  • Pass the CISM Exam within the last 5 years.
  • Have the relevant full-time work experience in the CISM Job Practice Areas.
  • Submit the CISM Certification Application including Application Processing Fee.

 Apply for Certification

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MAINTAIN YOUR CERTIFICATION

The goal of the continuing professional education (CPE) policy is to ensure that all CISMs maintain an adequate level of current knowledge and proficiency in the field of enterprise security management.. This proves to your peers and external and internal stakeholders that your skills and knowledge are up to date and relevant.

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Contact ISACA’s ISACA’s Customer Experience Center and/or visit our vibrant online community for more insights and discussions with CISM holders.