CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)

Convenient

Self-Paced

Virtual

Description

The job practice domains, knowledge and supporting tasks are as follows: (As amended from 1st June 2022)

Domain 1: Information Security Governance (17%)

Domain 2: Information Security Risk Management (20 %)

Domain 3: Information Security Program (33 %)

Domain 4: Incident Management (30 %)

Domain 1— Information security governance

  • Identify internal and external influences to the organization that impact the information security strategy.
  • Establish and/or maintain an information security strategy in alignment with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Establish and/or maintain an information security governance framework.
  • Integrate information security governance into corporate governance.
  • Establish and maintain information security policies to guide the development of standards, procedures and guidelines.
  • Develop business cases to support investments in information security.
  • Gain ongoing commitment from senior leadership and other stakeholders to support the successful implementation of the information security strategy.
  • Define, communicate and monitor information security responsibilities throughout the organization and lines of authority.
  • Align the information security program with the operational objectives of other business functions.
  • Integrate information security requirements into contracts and activities of external parties.
  • Monitor external parties’ adherence to established security requirements.
  • Establish and/or maintain a process for information asset identification and classification.
  • Identify legal, regulatory, organizational and other applicable compliance requirements.
  • Establish and maintain processes to investigate and document information security incidents in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Domain 2— Information Risk Management:
  • Identify internal and external influences to the organization that impact the information security
    strategy.
  • Establish and/or maintain a process for information asset identification and classification.
  • Participate in and/or oversee the risk identification, risk assessment and risk treatment process.
  • Participate in and/or oversee the vulnerability assessment and threat analysis process.
  • Identify, recommend, or implement appropriate risk treatment and response options to manage risk to acceptable levels based on organizational risk appetite.
  • Determine whether information security controls are appropriate and effectively manage risk to an acceptable level.
  • Facilitate the integration of information risk management into business and IT processes.
  • Monitor for internal and external factors that may require reassessment of risk.
  • Report on information security risk, including noncompliance and changes in information risk, to
    key stakeholders to facilitate the risk management decision-making process.

Domain 3— Information Security Program Development and Management:

  • Identify internal and external influences to the organization that impact the information security strategy.
  • Integrate information security governance into corporate governance.
  • Establish and maintain information security policies to guide the development of standards, procedures and guidelines.
  • Define, communicate and monitor information security responsibilities throughout the organization and lines of authority.
  • Compile and present reports to key stakeholders on the activities, trends and overall effectiveness of the information security program.
  • Evaluate and report information security metrics to key stakeholders.
  • Establish and/or maintain the information security program in alignment with the information security strategy.
  • Align the information security program with the operational objectives of other business functions.
  • Establish and maintain information security processes and resources to execute the information security program.
  • Establish, communicate and maintain organizational information security policies, standards, guidelines, procedures and other documentation.
  • Establish, promote and maintain a program for information security awareness and training.
  • Integrate information security requirements into organizational processes to maintain the organization’s security strategy.
  • Integrate information security requirements into contracts and activities of external parties.
  • Monitor external parties’ adherence to established security requirements.
  • Define and monitor management and operational metrics for the information security program.
  • Identify legal, regulatory, organizational, and other applicable compliance requirements.
  • Determine whether information security controls are appropriate and effectively manage risk to an acceptable level.
  • Facilitate the integration of information risk management into business and IT processes.
  • Monitor for internal and external factors that may require reassessment of risk.
  • Report on information security risk, including noncompliance and changes in information risk, to key stakeholders to facilitate the risk management decision-making process.
  • Establish and maintain an incident response plan, in alignment with the business continuity plan and disaster recovery plan.
  •  Establish and maintain communication plans and processes for internal and external entities.

Domain 4 — Incident Management:

  • Identify internal and external influences to the organization that impact the information security strategy. 
  • Establish and maintain an incident response plan, in alignment with the business continuity plan and disaster recovery plan. 
  • Establish and maintain an information security incident classification and categorization process.
  • Develop and implement processes to ensure the timely identification of information security incidents. 
  • Establish and maintain processes to investigate and document information security incidents in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Establish and maintain incident handling process, including containment, notification, escalation, eradication and recovery. 
  • Organize, train, equip and assign responsibilities to incident response teams. 
  • Establish and maintain communication plans and processes for internal and external entities. 
  • Evaluate incident management plans through periodic testing and review, including table-top exercises, checklist review and simulation testing. 
  • Conduct post-incident reviews to facilitate continuous improvement, including root-cause analysis, lessons learned, corrective actions and reassessment of risk.

 

         

 

Course Curriculum

New Class recordings
Recordings from 10th March 21 onwards.

  • Recording of 10 Mar 21, Day 1
    01:02:54
  • Recording of 10 March 21, Day 2
    01:26:13
CISM Training

About the Instructor

Srinivasan Shamarao

Esesp Academy’s founder and Chief Trainer Srinivasan Shamarao “Srini” is a Qualified Chartered Accountant and is accredited as Chapter Trainer by APMG for CISA, CRISC and CGEIT. He has more than 23 years of industry experience in IT audit, Security, GRC and Finance and has experience of training more than 150 students in all ISACA certifications. He has been Guest Faculty for ISACA Chennai and Muscat Chapters and has 7 years of training experience.

Srinivasan Shamarao

Esesp Academy’s founder and Chief Trainer Srinivasan Shamarao “Srini” is a Qualified Chartered Accountant and is accredited as Chapter Trainer by APMG for CISA, CRISC and CGEIT. He has more than 23 years of industry experience in IT audit, Security, GRC and Finance and has experience of training more than 750 students in all ISACA certifications. He has been Guest Faculty for ISACA Chennai and Muscat Chapters and has 7 years of training experience.

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