Course Overview:

The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification program is developed specifically for experienced information security managers & those who have information security management responsibilities. The CISM certification is for the individual who manages, designs, oversees and/or assesses an enterprise’s information security (IS). The CISM certification promotes international practices & provides executive management with assurance that those earning the designation have the required experience & knowledge to provide effective security management & consulting services. Individuals earning the CISM certification become part of an elite peer network, attaining a one-of-a-kind credential. The CISM job practice also defines a global job description for the information security manager & a method to measure existing staff or compare prospective new hires.

This course is designed to assist in your exam preparation for the CISM exam.

Attendees to TN-825: Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Seminar will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.

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Duration: 5 Days

Course Objectives:

  • Information Security Governance (24%)
  • Establish and/or maintain an information security governance framework and supporting processes to ensure that the information security strategy is aligned with organizational goals and objectives
  • Information Risk Management (30%)
  • Manage information risk to an acceptable level based on risk appetite to meet organizational goals and objectives
  • Information Security Program Development and Management (27%)
  • Develop and maintain an information security program that identifies, manages and protects the organization’s assets while aligning to information security strategy and business goals, thereby supporting an effective security posture
  • Information Security Incident Management (19%)
  • Plan, establish and manage the capability to detect, investigate, respond to and recover from information security incidents to minimize business impact


A minimum of five years of information security work experience, with a minimum of three years of information security management work experience in three or more of the job practice analysis areas.


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Instructor comments: Dave had great command of the class and the flow of information. The lessons seem relevant to the exam and the course material should assist greatly with passing. As a bonus, his breakdown of PKI helped with my current job requirements.

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