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Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

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This vendor-neutral Certification is Offered By:
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
Rolling Meadows, IL USA
Phone: 847-253-1545
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Skill Level: Advanced                          Status: Active

Low Cost: $415 (shortest track)               

For individuals who manage, design, oversee and/or assesse an enterprise's information security (IS).

Initial Requirements:
First, you must register for the CISM exam - Early Registration is $415 for Members and $545 for Non-Members; Final Registration is $465 for Members and $595 for Non-Members.You must then pass the CISM exam and apply for certification. Finally, you must pass the CISM exam and adhere to the ISACA code of professional ethics. In addition, you must provide evidence of at least five years of experience working in the information security field, with at least 3 years of that in qualifying areas.

Continuing Requirements:
Once certified a CISM must comply with the Continuing Education requirements, annually. Those requirements are: a minimum of 20 continuing professional education (CPE) hours earned that year, pay the continuing education maintenance fee, comply with the ISACA Code of Professional Ethics, and in the third year of the fixed three-year certification cycle, you must also have completed a minimum of 120 CPE hours earned within that fixed three-year certification cycle.

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