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ISACAs December 2011 CISM Exam is Last to be Based on Current Job Practice

Rolling Meadows, IL, USA - Registration for ISACAs December 2011 Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) examination is open; the December exam is the last to be based on the current job practice.

The current CISM job practice is available at to help candidates prepare for the December 2011 CISM exam. An updated job practice will be used beginning with the June 2012 CISM exam.

ISACA, a nonprofit association of more than 95,000 IT professionals worldwide, conducts an international job practice analysis at least every five years, which forms the basis of the CISM exam. Since its introduction in 2002, the CISM credential has become recognized worldwide as a symbol of excellence in information security, and has been earned by more than 16,800 professionals.

This year, the CISM designation has once again achieved the ISO 17024 Conformity Assessment/American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accreditation. Recognitions like this one continue to speak to the integrity and respect ISACAs certifications have earned globally, said Allan Boardman, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, CISSP, chair of ISACAs Credentialing Board.

To be prepared for the December CISM exam, candidates should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the current CISM job practice domains:
    Domain 1: Information Security Governance
    Domain 2: Information Risk Management
    Domain 3: Information Security Program Development
    Domain 4: Information Security Program Management
    Domain 5: Incident Management and Response

Additional information on ISACAs certifications is available at

With 95,000 constituents in 160 countries, ISACA is a leading global provider of knowledge, certifications, community, advocacy, and education on information systems (IS) assurance and security, enterprise governance and management of IT, and IT-related risk and compliance. Founded in 1969, the nonprofit, independent ISACA hosts international conferences, publishes the ISACA Journal, and develops international IS auditing and control standards, which help its constituents ensure trust in, and value from, information systems. It also advances and attests IT skills and knowledge through the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) designations. ISACA continually updates COBIT, which helps IT professionals and enterprise leaders fulfill their IT governance and management responsibilities, particularly in the areas of assurance, security, risk and control, and deliver value to the business.