Certified Information Security Manager



CISM® is a globally recognized standard of achievement of information security management. The CISM certification was developed specifically for experienced information security managers and those with information security management responsibilities who include Information Security Managers, Aspiring Information Security Managers, IS/IT Consultants and Chief Information Officers.

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About the Certification

  • Awarded by Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
  • Designed for those who manage, design, oversee and assess an enterprise’s information security function
  • Official Website: http://www.isaca.org/

Training Outlines

  • Domain 1 — Information Security Governance (24%)
  • Domain 2 — Information Risk Management (30%)
  • Domain 3 — Information Security Program Development and Management (27%)
  • Domain 4 — Information Security Incident Management (19%)

Training Highlights

  • 21-hour intensive examination preparation workshop
  • Conducted by renowned, experienced industrial expert
  • Real case study will be adopted with experience sharing
  • Eligible for 21 units of PDU / CPE

Examination Highlights

  • The CISM® exam is based on 200 questions and the maximum allotted time for candidates to complete it is 4 hours
  • CISM® uses what is known as a 800-point maximum scale, with scaled score of 450 being the lowest passing score

Chartered Requirements

  • Pass the CISM® examination
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in information security management. Experience waivers are available for a maximum of two (2) years
  • CISM Chartered holders need to pay annual maintenance fee of US$45 for ISACA members and US$85 for ISACA non-member
  • Recertification is required every three years. CISM® Charter holders are required to earn 120 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits every 3 years, with a minimum 20CPEs earned each year after certification
  • More details: https://www.isaca.org/credentialing/cism/get-cism-certified


Mr. Sankar V.S., CISA, CISM, PMP, MBA

  • Regional Head of technology business unit, leading teams of project managers and IT professionals
  • Seasoned business leader and project management practitioner with more than 15 years of experience in technology field
  • Former Vice President of PMI Hong Kong Chapter