Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
 /  Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) course is a four day training program providing an intensive learning schedule for working professionals based in Singapore. With this course, students can then properly acquire the necessary skills and knowledge expected of proficient information security managers.

In the process the course provides outstanding preparation for the CISM exam. Regardless of whether one is preparing to take the CISM exam, the course remains a powerful way to equip oneself with insider knowledge of the five core competencies required of all established information security managers.

Some of the core topics featured in the CISM syllabus include…


  • Certification Prerequisites
  • Examination information
  • Certification Application
  • Certification Maintenance and Renewal

Domain 1 : Information Security Governance

  • Intro and Benefits of Information Security Governance
  • Components of Governance Framework
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Information Security Metrics
  • Information Security Strategy Frameworks
  • Information Security Implementation Program Frameworks


Domain 2 : Information Risk Management and Compliance

  • Topics
  • Introduction
  • Information Asset Classification and Protection
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • Risk Management Process
  • Risk Identification
  • Risk Treatment
  • Controls
  • Risk Monitoring and Analysis
  • HR Risk
  • Risk Reporting


Domain 3 : Information Security Programme Development and Management

  • Introduction
  • Outcomes
  • IS Program
  • Framework Components
  • IS Program Roadmap
  • Information Security Infrastructure and Architecture
  • Security Program Management Administration
  • Services and Operational Activities
  • Controls
  • Review and Audit


Domain 4 : Information Security Incident Management

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Incident Management Procedures
  • Developing Incident Response Plan
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Content of the Incident Response Plan
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Procedures


Examination Preparation and Techniques

  • Administration
  • Techniques
  • Tips and Hints
  • FAQ

The CISM training course is designed existing Information Security professionals who have at least a minimum of three to five years worth of experience in the relevant fields. IT professionals with duties and responsibilities similar to that of Information Security Managers will also benefit from taking this training programme.

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.

Experience Substitutions
The following security-related certifications and information systems management experience can be used to satisfy the indicated amount of information security work experience.

Two Years:

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) in good standing
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) in good standing
  • Post-graduate degree in information security or a related field (e.g., business administration, information systems, information assurance)

One Year:

  • One full year of information systems management experience
  • One full year of general security management experience
  • Skill-based security certifications (e.g., SANS Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), CompTIA Security +, Disaster Recovery Institute Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), ESL IT Security Manager)
  • Completion of an information security management program at an institution aligned with the Model Curriculum

The experience substitutions will not satisfy any portion of the 3-year information security management work experience requirement.

Exception: Two years as a full-time university instructor teaching the management of information security can be substituted for every 1 year of information security experience.

  • 17 to 20 Feb 2020
  • 6 to 9 Apr 2020
  • 1 to 4 Jun 2020
  • 11 to 14 Aug 2020
  • 12 to 15 Oct 2020
  • 20 Nov to 3 Dec 2020

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  • Duration 4 Days

Course Fee

Original Course Fee $2,568.00
Promotional Course Fee $1,819.00
SME (Company Sponsored) Singaporean and Permanent Resident 1 $319.00
Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above 2 $319.00
Singapore Citizen and Permanent Resident aged 21 years old and above 3 $1,369.00
Singapore Citizen aged 35 years old and above, earning not more than $2,000 per month (WTS) 4/ Non SMEs $229.00

1 Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) – sponsored Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents.
2 Singapore Citizens aged ≥ 40 years.
3 All Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents aged ≥ 21 years.
4 Singapore Citizens aged ≥ 35 years and earning ≤ $2,000/month.
* All fees are already inclusive of GST.

Skillsfuture Credit
All WSG-SSG Funded course are eligible for Skillsfuture Credit. Singaporean Aged 25 and above are eligible to use their Skillsfuture credit for course enrolment.

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