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CISM Exam Boot Camp

$1,895.00

After completion of this preparation course, you will be ready to take the internationally-acclaimed CISM certification exam. When it comes to information security, a single differentiator can be all that stands between a multimillion dollar contract or a promotion. ISACA’s Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification is that differentiator. CISM is recognized around the world as the leading certification for enterprise security management. CISM certified individuals are part of an elite group of professionals who have demonstrated a mastery of the concepts and skills of information security, have the experience to back up the knowledge and are dedicated to continually learning and staying current within the information security field.

 

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Class Description

Earn the CISM, guaranteed.

Designed to be the most clear cut path to obtaining the prestigious CISM certification; this three-day Tactical Security CISM Exam Preparation course offers a comprehensive review of the ISACA CISM topic areas without a lot of “off topic” discussions.

Not just CISM test prep – We build real-world security management skills.

Geared toward security managers, this course provides a thorough understanding of internationally approved practices for designing, managing, assessing and overseeing enterprise information security. Our security instructors have helped thousands of security certification candidates prepare and successfully conquer the certification examination.

The course specifically covers the task statements and knowledge statements contained within the four major content areas of CISM including:

  • Information Security Governance (24%)
  • Information Risk Management and Compliance (33%)
  • Information Security Program Development and Management (25%)
  • Information Security Incident Management (18%)

After completion of this preparation course, you will be ready to take the internationally-acclaimed CISM certification exam. When it comes to information security, a single differentiator can be all that stands between a multimillion dollar contract or a promotion. ISACA’s Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification is that differentiator. CISM is recognized around the world as the leading certification for enterprise security management. CISM certified individuals are part of an elite group of professionals who have demonstrated a mastery of the concepts and skills of information security, have the experience to back up the knowledge and are dedicated to continually learning and staying current within the information security field.

Pass ISACA’s CISM exam – guaranteed

If you take the CISM® exam within four weeks of taking this course and do not pass, send us the score report and you may attend another CISM Exam Boot Camp session within one year at no additional cost. If you do not pass the first retake, ASPE will provide you with a second examination voucher.

The benefits of this CISM prep class:

  • Master the CISM exam content areas
  • Get CISM test taking skills from our experts
  • Learn to align security to your business processes
  • In-depth coverage: Information Security Governance
  • In-depth coverage: Information Risk Management & Compliance
  • In-depth coverage: Information Security Program Development & Management
  • In-depth coverage: Information Security Incident Management

*This course includes a complete CISM Study Guide.

Course Outline

I. About CISM
1.Requirements for certification
◦Experience
◦Passing the exam
◦The ISACA Code of Ethics
◦Maintaining certification

II. Information Security Governance
1.Overview
◦Information is a valuable resource in all of its formats
◦Not just IT related
◦We need to converge information security into the business
2.Effective information security governance
◦Business drivers
◦Business support
◦Provide assurance to management
3.Risk objectives
◦Operational risk management
◦We must be able to meet our desired state
4.Build an information security strategy
◦Business model for information security (BMIS)
◦Strategy
5.Controls
◦Types of controls
◦IT controls
◦Non-IT controls
◦Countermeasures
◦Example defense in depth
6.Provide assurance to management
◦ISO 27001
◦Security Metrics
7.Extend security knowledge to everyone
◦Awareness
◦Training
◦Education
8.Action plan to implement strategy
◦Projects
◦Gap analysis
◦Critical success factors

III. Information Risk Management & Compliance
1.Overview
2.Information classification
◦Why should information be classified
◦Developing the program
◦Ownership
◦Responsibilities
3.Methods to evaluate impact of adverse events
◦Business impact analysis
4.Legal and regulatory requirements
5.Emerging threats and vulnerabilities
◦Sources of information
6.Risk management
◦Elements of risk
◦Risk assessment
◦Prioritizing risk
◦Reporting risk
◦Monitoring Risk
◦Risk handling
◦Control baseline modeling
◦Controls
◦Gap analysis
◦Integrate risk management into business and IT processes
◦Compliance
7.Re-assessing risk and changing security program elements
◦Risk management is a cyclic process
◦Triggers to re-assess

IV. Information Security Program Development & Management
1.Overview
2.Align information security program to business function
3.Resource requirements definition
◦Internal
◦External
◦Identify, acquire and manage
4.Emerging trends in information security
◦Cloud computing
◦Mobile computing
5.Security control design
6.Security architectures
◦BSIM
7.Methods to develop
◦Standards
◦Procedures
◦Guidelines
8.Methods to implement and communicate
◦Policies
◦Standards
◦Procedures
◦Guidelines
9.Security awareness and training
◦Methods to establish
◦Methods to maintain
10.Methods to integrate security requirements into organizational processes
11.Methods to incorporate security requirements
◦Contracts
◦3rd party management processes
12.Security metrics
◦Design
◦Implement
◦Report
13.Testing security controls
◦Effectiveness
◦Applicability

V. Information Security Incident Management
1.Overview
2.Definition
◦Distinction between IR, BCP and DRP
◦Senior management commitment
◦Policy
◦Personnel
3.Objectives
◦Intended outcomes
◦Incident management
◦Incident handling
◦Incident response
◦Incident systems and tools
4.What technologies must an IRT know?
◦Vulnerabilities/Weaknesses
◦Networking
◦Operating systems
◦Malicious software
◦Programming languages
5.Defining incident management procedures
◦Plan for management
6.Current state of incident response plan
◦Gap analysis
7.Develop a plan
◦Plan elements
◦Notification process
◦Escalation process
◦Help desk process for identifying incidents
◦Response teams
8.Challenges in developing a plan
9.BCP/DRP
◦Recovery operations
◦Recovery strategies
◦Recovery sites
◦Basis for recovery site selection
◦Notification requirements
◦Supplies
◦Communication structure
◦Testing the plan
◦Recovery test metrics
◦Test results
◦Post-incident activities and investigations

Who Should Attend?

This course is for anyone ready to earn the CISM:

•Information security managers
•Information security practitioners
•Security auditors
•Security consultants
•Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs)
•Chief Security Officers (CSOs)
•Privacy officers
•Security administrators
•IT managers

Additional Info

Class Length

4 days

Class Locations

Live Virtual Class-Attend from Anywhere

Class Dates

Dec 07, 2015 thru Dec 10, 2015

Guarantee & Policies

Course registration info, our commitment to your privacy,

and general terms and conditions

 

Course registration information:

All courses carry Project Consult’s Guarantee of 100% Satisfaction: 
Project Consults provides an unsurpassed training experience. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the program, simply notify the instructor or registrar of your intent to withdraw from the program prior to the first morning break, turn in your course materials and receive a 100% refund. If at the end of the program day, you are unsatisfied with the program, we will credit your tuition towards a future program of your choice.

Payment Policy:
Payment is required at time of registration. Approved forms of payment include a company purchase order, PayPal, or credit card. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

Courses are available as onsite training: 
All courses are available as onsite training at your location. On-site options can be very cost effective.

Course Hours:
This course begins promptly at 8:30 AM and ends at 4:30 PM, unless otherwise noted on the course page or in email notifications. Please arrive at 8:00 AM on the first morning of class to sign-in and meet your fellow attendees.

Shipping of Course Materials:
In an effort to reduce paper waste, course materials for live-online sessions will be digital. You will recieve information on how to obtain your course materials in your confirmation email.

Substitution & Cancellation Policy: 
If a change needs to be made to your public course registration (cancel, transfer, or substitution) Project Consults must receive written notice via email at sales@projectconsults.com. If a cancel or transfer request is made less than 15 business days prior to the class start date, payment will still be due, no refunds will be issued and you will be charged a $200 change fee. Your paid tuition will be available for one year to be used as a credit towards another course of equal value; only one reenrollment opportunity is allowed. Failure to attend the course without written notification will result in forfeiture of the full course price. Student substitutions may be made at any time prior to the start of class free of charge. If a student substitution is made for a live, online session and any hard-copy materials have been provided to the initial student, it is the responsibility of the client to pass along those materials to the new attendee. If Project Consults is forced to cancel a course for any reason, liability is limited to the registration fee only. If you have questions or concerns, please contact sales@projectconsults.com or call 469-424-1084.

In certain situations, Project Consults may not have the required enrollment to hold a course as scheduled. We do our best to confirm every class, but our main mission is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to have a positive impact on their work performance. Based on this, should there be a cancellation for a class you are enrolled in, Project Consults will proactively automatically enroll you into the next available live, online session of the same course to provide you with the knowledge you originally needed. You will be notified during this process and have the ability to work with an Project Consults representative regarding alternate options if you are unable to attend the new session.

Substitution & Cancellation Policy (PMP Boot Camp): 
If you are unable to attend your scheduled training class, please contact us directly at 469-424-1084. We require a 16 calendar day notice to reschedule or to cancel any registration (and receive refund for payment). Failure to provide the required notification will result in a 100% charge of the course fee. If a student does not attend a scheduled course without prior notification, or contacts us to cancel within the notification window, the student will have the option to pay a $200 reschedule fee to attend one of the live, online sessions of the PMP Boot Camp. Within the notification period, only student substitutions will be permitted.

Hotel Reservations:
Project Consults does not set aside a block of rooms for class participants. If you wish to book a sleeping room please contact Project Consults for the best hotel options or recommendations. For directions to the course location please call Project Consults or you may also contact the training center or hotel directly.

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