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Dec 4

What You’ll Learn Becoming a Certified Information Security Manager

December 4th, 2015 by

Cybersecurity ConceptFor those who want to work in the world of cyber security, or anyone who already holds a position within the field, extra qualifications can make all the difference. There are countless degrees, diplomas and certifications available, and each can boost your hiring potential, improve your chances of securing a dream job or a promotion, make you a more skilled individual and help raise your earning potential. One of the most comprehensive and beneficial certifications you can earn is the CISM, which would make you a Certified Information Security Manager.[...] Read More

Oct 18

Benefits of IT Security Training

October 18th, 2013 by

As companies are becoming more and more dependent on computers, it is imperative that companies maintain excellent security mechanisms to counter attacks. What is more worrying is that threats are becoming increasingly complex, and malicious attackers are also becoming more sophisticated. This is why companies must also update their security systems periodically. However, even though the company may have excellent security systems in place, employees are usually not aware of information and computer security principles or how their carelessness can leave the company’s IT infrastructure vulnerable to attacks.[...] Read More

Aug 28

The Importance of Having a Certified Information Security Manager

August 28th, 2013 by

Late last year, it was reported that several banks’ websites have come under attack by an unknown cyber group, thus crippling services and earning the ire of hundreds of customers. Bank customers were unable to log on to their accounts and were instead given outage messages. This, in turn, led to the sending of numerous complaints which disrupted bank and bandwidth operations. What is more shocking is that these hackers were able to disrupt the online operations of financial institutions like Wells Fargo, J.P. Morgan Chase and Bank of America. The Wall Street Journal even noted that Wells Fargo rarely encounters problems with its website, thereby underscoring the significance of the online attack. This just goes to show that public and private establishments must have a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) who will oversee this important part of the business.[...] Read More

Jul 29

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

July 29th, 2013 by

Along with CISSP, CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) is another important certification for information and computer security professionals. The CISM certification is administered and awarded by ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association). This certification is meant for those who manage, design and oversee the Information Security processes and systems in organizations. While preparing for the CISM exam, candidates will learn international security compliance and implementation methods and Information Security management concepts. The CISM certification is also listed as an approved certification by the US Department of Defense (DoD) for the Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program.[...] Read More

May 31


May 31st, 2011 by

Abstract science, circle global network connection in handThe Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) is a prestigious credential. It proves that its holder is well aware of the international best practices used for designing, building and managing Information Security programs. If you are interested in becoming a CISM, here are some answers to common questions that IT professionals usually ask before applying for the CISM Certificate:[...] Read More

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Aug 25

Become a Certified Information Security Manager Today

August 25th, 2010 by

ITIL CertificationOne of the most valuable assets for any company is its information. However, that information is always at risk, especially with technology rapidly advancing. That is why organizations are always on the lookout for an individual who can ensure their data’s confidentiality, integrity and availability. So, to prove yourself to be the best man (or woman) for the job, become a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).[...] Read More

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May 12

Certified Information Security Manager: Why Now?

May 12th, 2010 by

Cyber Security ConceptInformation has become the weapon of choice for many, be they huge organizations, military establishments, or small hospitals in your area. Information is valuable to many people; hence the need to keep it secure! The field of information security is developing rapidly with new milestones being achieved often. So, how would you know if you are up-to-date with all the latest developments? The answer is simple: get qualified! Experience isn’t enough these days. Employers want something verifiable that shows that you have the real talent and expertise in this field. The only way is to get certified by a reputable organization. The Information Security Audit and Control Association (ISACA) is one such association.  It offers the Certified Information Security Manager Certification. Not only is the Certified Information Security Manager Certification a well-respected certification, but it’s becoming increasingly popular all over the world. Called CISM for short, this certification is a must for any ambitious security professional. ISACA, a very well-respected accreditation organization, is the body in charge of the CISM Certification.  The CISM Certification has become important to gain positions at many large companies and governmental agencies.[...] Read More

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