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Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) (Voucher Included)

If you’re looking into a career in IT, you probably know that information security is without question one of the hottest and most lucrative areas of the field. You probably also know there are many network security certifications available—so how do you determine which one is right for you? Obtaining your Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) credential is an excellent strategic career move, especially when you take a CISM exam prep course.

The CISM cyber security certification promotes consistent international practices and provides management with reassurance, because they can be sure that those earning this designation have the necessary knowledge and experience to provide effective security management. For you, the employee, the certification can lead to higher earnings and faster career advancement, as you set yourself apart from your fellow information security professionals.

6 Months / 120 Course Hrs
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Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) (Voucher Included) Details + Objective

Course Code: GES345

You Will Learn
  • Understand the need for information security and what the industry requires
  • Develop knowledge surrounding risk management and how to prevent data breaches
  • Learn how security programs are developed, implemented, and managed
  • Position yourself as a vital asset within the IT industry
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 120 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Earn your Certified Information Security Manager accreditation
  • Prepare yourself for a career in risk management, or as a security auditor, compliance officer, or an executive management position such as a CSO, CTO, or CIO
  • Prove to potential employers you have the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a new position
  • Become more efficient by learning how to implement security management for a variety of information
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) (Voucher Included) Outline
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Information Security Governance

Begin the course by learning about the best information security methods and how to work as an effective information security manager.

Risk Management

Develop an understanding of risk management and learn how it can be most effectively employed in a professional setting.

Information Security Program Development

Understand how information security programs are developed and the various types of programs needed for different operations.

Information Security Program Implementation

Learn the best ways to implement security programs and understand how these initiatives can vary from business to business.

Information Security Program Management

Master an understanding of how to best manage an information security program.

Incident Management and Response

Complete the course by learning about incident management and response. You will understand the best ways to react if a breach or incident occurs.

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Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) (Voucher Included) Instructors
Joe Wentzel

Joe Wentzel is a master technical instructor with varied background working in a variety of industries including, but not limited, to oil and gas exploration, seismic, financial, IT, social services and travel. Joe has over 20 certifications and is an industry leading subject matter expert in the field of IT security. Prior to becoming an instructor, Mr. Wentzel was in Field Service providing customer technical support in cabled and wireless seismic acquisition systems. Joe has written many papers on system security and security engineering and is recognized as one of the top subject matter experts on CISM in the world.

Prerequisites / Requirements


To take the program and sit for the CISM exam students should have experience in IT security or relevant education in IT Security.


Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.

Software Requirements: 

  • Windows XP and later operating systems and the latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari browsers. (Although Firefox or Chrome is preferred). Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Other: Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional material requirements: 

  • The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment.
  • The registration fee for the Certified Information System Manager (CISM) exam is also included with this program.
More About Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) (Voucher Included)

How to Become CISM Certified:

  1. Successfully pass the CISM exam.
  2. Adhere to ISACA's Code of Professional Ethics.
  3. Agree to comply with the Continuing Education Policy.
  4. Work experience in the field of information security.
  5. Submit an Application for CISM Certification.

For more information on how to become CISM Certified Click Here.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) (Voucher Included) Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, since ed2go programs are online, you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

How long does it take to complete a program?
This program is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start and finish at your own pace. Upon registering, you're given six (6) months to complete this program.
What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of course hours. If after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete your program on time, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.

Do I have to buy additional materials?


Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will receive an exam voucher for the Certified Information System Manager (CISM) exam after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.

Am I guaranteed a job?

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Who will be my instructor?
Each student is paired with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.
Can I use a Mac?


How can I get more information about this program?

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us via LIVE CHAT or by calling us at (855) 598-3856. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the Contact Us form.

When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.

Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

Does this program prepare for a certification?

This program will prepare you for the Certified Information System Manager (CISM) exam and you will receive an exam voucher after successful completion of the program and financial obligation. For CISM certification requirements please click here.

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