Length of exam: 4 hours Number of items: 200 multiple-choice questions
Mastering Security with CISSP
Course Overview: Candidates must have a minimum of five years cumulative paid work experience in two or more of the eight domains of the CISSP CBK. Earning a four year college degree or regional equivalent or an additional credential from the (ISC)² approved list will satisfy one year of the required experience. Education credit will only satisfy one year of experience.
CISM Candidates for the CISM certification must adhere to ISACA’s Code of Professional Ethics, and submit evidence of five years’ work experience in the field of information security. Work experience must be gained within the 10-year period preceding the application date for certification or within five years from the date of initially passing the exam. Three of the five years of work experience must be gained performing the role of an information security manager.
CISM Exam The CISM Exam is offered twice a year in the months of June and December every year. The CISM Exam consist 200 multiple-choice questions and is a four hour duration exam. Candidates are tested on the grounds of four functional areas of information security.
CISM Exam Syllabus Information security governance – 24% Information risk management and compliance – 33% Information security program development and management – 25% Information security incident management – 18% Benefits of CISM Certification Recognition of attainment of advanced job skills as required for an information security professional Worldwide recognition as an information security manager Confirms commitment to profession Provides access to valuable resources, such as peer networking and idea exchange