ISACA CISM Training Boot Camp | Illinois Valley Community College

ISACA CISM

Prepare for CISM Certification in a Live, Online Format

Develop in-depth knowledge of risk management, security governance, incident management, and security program development and management. Powered by Infosec, a leader in cybersecurity training, this comprehensive five-day boot camp will help you better design, assess, and oversee enterprise information security programs while preparing you to successfully pass the ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) exam.

What You Can Expect

  • Online, immersive format
  • 5 days of live, expert-led training
  • Learn in a cohort of peers
  • Limited seats per session
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How You Will Benefit

  • Learn from industry experts: Instructors have 10+ years of industry training experience and are professionals with active roles in the industry.
  • Earn your CISM certification: Get everything you need to get certified, including unlimited practice exam attempts and your certification exam voucher.
  • Extended access: Review boot camp materials and replay daily video lessons for a year.
  • Infosec Skills subscription: Advance your skills with a one-year subscription to hundreds of additional on-demand courses and hands-on labs.

Who Should Enroll?

This boot camp is intended for current IT professionals, including chief information security officers, security systems administrators, IT security engineers, senior IT consultants, information assurance analysts, IT security engineers, information assurance analysts, senior information security risk officers, and anyone who oversees or manages security strategies.

While anyone can enroll in this CISM boot camp training course, you must have at least five years of professional experience in the information security field to obtain certification. Work history should reflect a minimum of three years of information security management experience gained in three or more of the job practice analysis areas. All work experience must be obtained within ten years preceding the certification application date or within five years of passing the exam.

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ISACA CISM Training Boot Camp FAQs

Why should I earn the CISM certification?

The CISM certification is globally recognized and in high demand. Earning this certification will show employers and peers that you have the knowledge and skills to manage security programs. It will also demonstrate an understanding of business objectives and how they relate to data security overall.

What does CISM stand for?

CISM stands for Certified Information Security Manager.

What is the job demand for CISM certified professionals?

Demand for information security professionals with CISM certification is high. In fact, Burning Glass Technologies, a leading job market analytics provider, reports that currently 59% of all cybersecurity jobs require at least one professional certification. Jobs for infosec analysts, one type of job you may obtain with CISM certification, are in high demand. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) currently predicts a 33% growth in jobs through 2030. This is more than four times the growth expected across all job categories.   

What is the average salary for a CISM professional?

According to ZipRecruiter, the average annual salary for a professional holding a CISM certification is $137,058 as of May 2022. The majority of salaries fall within the range of $103,500 (25th percentile) and $161,500 (75th percentile), but some have salaries as high as $211,000.

How long is the CISM certification valid after passing the exam?

Your certification is valid for three years and will need to be renewed at the end of this period. To ensure that your skills remain up to date in an ever-evolving field, you must earn 120 CPEs during each three-year renewal period—earning at least 20 CPEs each year—and commit to adhere to a code of professional ethics.

What kinds of jobs can I get with a CISM certification?

While every company is different and titles will vary from industry to industry, the most common positions for CISM certified professionals include chief information security officer, information security systems officer, information/privacy risk consultant, information security manager, cybersecurity analyst, security engineer, and information technology director.

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