What does this CISM training course provide that others do not?
The ISACA CISM training course is truly like no other you will find. You will be taught by a live instructor who can answer questions and provide advice. You will receive access to the Skills Library for 12 months after your enrollment into the training course. You will also receive peace of mind from the ISACA Certification Success Program paired with our provided prep materials, boot camp sessions, and post-work. In this program, if your first attempt is unsuccessful, you may be eligible to take the certification exam a second time with no additional fee.
What is a CISM Certification?
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification validates your expertise in information security governance, program development and management, incident management, and risk management. It is designed for professionals with technical expertise and experience in IS/IT security who want to move from an integral team player up to manager. The CISM certification will help you gain credibility and will add confidence to your interactions with stakeholders, regulators, and peers.
What kind of salary can I expect with a CISM Certification?
The average certified professional CISM salary ranges. Entry-level positions will garner a salary at the lower end of the spectrum. In contrast, candidates who have successfully handled complex projects and are placed at a senior level can expect a significantly higher five or six-figure salary. According to ZipRecruiter, the average salary for a CISM professional is $130,645 overall, and Glassdoor reports the average compensation for Certified Information Security Managers to be $107,015 as of December 2022. Your relevant work experience and the nature of the IT security projects you have worked on will influence your compensation regardless of your job title.
What are the pre-requirements for taking the CISM?
CISM requirements include a minimum of 5 years of professional information security management work experience—as described in the CISM job practice areas. Any work experience must be acquired within the 10-year period preceding the application for certification. Candidates will have up to 5 years from the date they pass the CISM exam to gain the required work experience and apply for certification.
What kinds of jobs can I get with a CISM Certification?
Upon earning your CISM, you may qualify for additional IT and IS roles, including information security manager, information security consultant, chief information officer, and chief information security officer. The CISM is a great addition to the resume of anyone interested in learning information security management skills and getting certified.
Does this course prepare you for a certification?
Yes, you will be prepared for the ISACA CISM – Certified Information Security Manager exam. To sit for the exam, you will need to meet the following requirements:
- Submit verified evidence of 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. The work experience must be gained within the ten years preceding the application date for certification or within five years from the date of initially passing the exam.
When can I start this course?
You can register for the boot camp whenever you are ready. Our team will help you select the session that will best fit you.
Can I register for courses if I am an international student?
Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.
How long does it take to complete this course?
The boot camp is 5 days in length. You will have 3 months from the completion of the boot camp to access all boot camp materials.
What kind of support will I receive?
The boot camp instructor will be available during the session to answer any questions. You will also have access to the Infosec Skills platform where you will be able to create support requests, as needed.
What happens when I complete the course?
Upon successful completion of your boot camp session, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from Infosec and the school or organization that you registered through.
Am I guaranteed a job?
ed2go courses will help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to take the next step in your career and stand out to potential employers. However, you should always research the job market in your area before enrolling.
Can I get financial assistance?
ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA, and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards may provide funding to take our courses. Additionally, you may qualify for financial assistance if you meet certain requirements. Learn more about financial assistance.
How can I get more information about this course?
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