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CISM: The Certified Information Security Manager®

What is this Course about?


The ISACA CISM: The Certified Information Security Manager® Training Course and Certification teaches IT Professionals how to assess risks, implement effective governance and proactively respond to incidents.


This ISACA course provides training on data breaches, ransomware attacks and other constantly evolving security threats are top-of-mind for today’s IT professionals.


What you will learn with the ISACA CISM certification:


Information Security Governance


This domain will provide you with a thorough insight into the culture, regulations and structure involved in enterprise governance, as well as enabling you to analyze, plan and develop information security strategies. Together, this will affirm high-level credibility in information security governance to stakeholders.


A: ENTERPRISE GOVERNANCE


  1. Organizational Culture

  2. Legal, Regulatory and Contractual Requirements

  3. Organizational Structures, Roles and Responsibilities


B: INFORMATION SECURITY STRATEGY


  1. Information Security Strategy Development

  2. Information Governance Frameworks and Standards

  3. Strategic Planning (e.g., Budgets, Resources, Business Case)



Information Security Risk Management


This domain empowers you to analyze and identify potential information security risks, threats and vulnerabilities as well as giving you all the information about identifying and countering information security risks you will require to perform at management level.


A: INFORMATION SECURITY RISK ASSESSMENT


  1. Emerging Risk and Threat Landscape

  2. Vulnerability and Control Deficiency Analysis

  3. Risk Assessment and Analysis


B: INFORMATION SECURITY RISK RESPONSE


  1. Risk Treatment / Risk Response Options

  2. Risk and Control Ownership

  3. Risk Monitoring and Reporting


Information Security Program


This domain covers the resources, asset classifications and frameworks for information security as well as empowering you to manage information security programs, including security control, testing, comms and reporting and implementation.


A–INFORMATION SECURITY PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT


  1. Information Security Program Resources (e.g., People, Tools, Technologies)

  2. Information Asset Identification and Classification

  3. Industry Standards and Frameworks for Information Security

  4. Information Security Policies, Procedures and Guidelines

  5. Information Security Program Metrics


B–INFORMATION SECURITY PROGRAM MANAGEMENT


  1. Information Security Control Design and Selection

  2. Information Security Control Implementation and Integrations

  3. Information Security Control Testing and Evaluation

  4. Information Security Awareness and Training

  5. Management of External Services (e.g., Providers, Suppliers, Third Parties, Fourth Parties)

  6. Information Security Program Communications and Reporting


Incident Management


This domain provides in-depth training in risk management and preparedness, including how to prepare a business to respond to incidents and guiding recovery. The second module covers the tools, evaluation and containment methods for incident management.


A: INCIDENT MANAGEMENT READINESS


  1. Incident Response Plan

  2. Business Impact Analysis (BIA)

  3. Business Continuity Plan (BCP)

  4. Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)

  5. Incident Classification/Categorization

  6. Incident Management Training, Testing and Evaluation


B: INCIDENT MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS


  1. Incident Management Tools and Techniques

  2. Incident Investigation and Evaluation

  3. Incident Containment Methods

  4. Incident Response Communications (e.g., Reporting, Notification, Escalation)

  5. Incident Eradication and Recovery

  6. Post-Incident Review Practices

Course Study Options

Self Study
Online

In Person
Training

Live Online
Training

In Person Training Locations

  • Doha, Qatar

  • Lusail, Qatar

  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • NEOM, Saudi Arabia

  • Dubai, UAE

  • Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • Manama, Bahrain

  • Kuwait City, Kuwait

  • Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

  • Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

  • Casablanca, Morocco

  • Muscat, Oman

MENA Executive Training Offer a variety of ISACA Training Courses and Certifications in Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE including CISA by ISACA, CISM by ISACA, CIRSC by ISACA, CDPSE by ISACA and CGEIT by ISACA. All ISACA Training Courses and Certifications we offer Online and in-person in Qatar, Saudi & UAE. ISACA's certifications are tailored for IT professionals in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE, enhancing skills in audit, risk management, and security. Available courses like CISA, CISM, and CRISC, among others, are designed to meet the specific needs of these regions, offering professionals in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE a pathway to elevate their careers. ISACA's commitment to providing top-tier IT certification courses in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE underscores their role in advancing IT excellence globally. 

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