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  • 16 hours of high-quality e-learning content
  • 1 practice test included
  • 16 CPE’s offered

Course description

  • What’s the focus of this course?

    CISM certification training from Simplilearn, aligned to ISACA, ensures you are re-equipped on the best practices in the industry and enables you to ace the exam in the first attempt. The certification helps you develop the expertise to manage, design, oversee and/or assess an enterprise’s information security.

  • What are the course objectives?

    By the end of this training you will:
    • Be able to define the architecture, design and manage the security of your organization.
    • Acquire the relevant knowledge and skills required to clear the CISM certification exam
    •  Able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the relationship between information security programs and broader business goals and objectives.
    • Earn the requisite 16 CPEs required to take up the CISM certification exam
    • Develop a working knowledge of the 4 domains areas as prescribed by ISACA –Exam Candidate Information Guide 2015.

  • Who should take this course?

    CISM certification is a globally recognized professional requirement in the IT Security domain. This certification is most suited for:
    • Security Consultant/Manager
    • IT Director/Manager
    • Security Auditor/Architect
    • Security Systems Engineer
    • Chief Information Security Officer
    • Information Security Managers
    • IS/IT Consultants
    • Chief Compliance/Privacy/Risk Officers

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Exam & certification FREE PRACTICE TEST

  • How do you become a CISM certified professional?

    To be a certified CISM professional, you need to meet the following requirements:
    1. Successful completion of the CISM examination
    2. Adherence to the ISACA Code of Professional Ethics
    3. Agree to comply with the Continuing Education Policy.
    4. Work experience in the field of information security
    5. Submit an Application for CISM Certification
    For additional information on how to become a certified CISM and to understand the CISM certification requirements please refer the following link:

  • What are the prerequisites for CISM certification?

    To become a CISM certified professional, you need to fulfill the following criteria:
    • A completed application must be submitted within 5 years from the date of initially passing the examination.
    • All experience must be verified independently with employers.
    • This experience must have been gained within the 10-year period preceding the application date for certification or within five years of passing the examination.
    • Three (3) years of the five (5) years of work experience must be gained performing the role of an information security manager
    • In addition, this work experience must be broad and gained in three (3) of the four (4) CISM® domains

  • What do I need to do to unlock my certificate?

    1. Complete 85% of the course.
    2. Complete 1 simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.


  • What all will I get as part of the training?

    You get access to our e-learning content along with the practice simulation tests that help you tackle the toughest of the exam questions. You will also get an online participant handbook with cross references to the e-learning for reinforcement of your learning.

  • Is exam fee included in the course fee?

    No. The exam fee is not included in the course fee as it is directly paid to ISACA for the membership, application and examination.

  • How many questions are there in the CISM certification exam?

    ISACA uses and reports scores on a common scale from 200 to 800. For example, the scaled score of 800 represents a perfect score with all questions answered correctly; a scaled score of 200 is the lowest score possible and signifies that only a small number of questions were answered correctly. You need to achieve a score of 450 or higher to pass the CISM® Exam.

  • What is the CISM certification cost?

    The CISM Certification cost varies between $450 - $760 based on  the mode of registration and if you are a registered member or not.

    Please click on the below link for further details :

  • What certification will I receive after completing the training?

    After successful completion of the training, you will be awarded the course completion certificate along with the 16 CPE certificate from Simplilearn.

  • What is the date of the next CISM exam?

    CISM exam is conducted thrice in a year in the months of July, September and December. To find the exam locations & dates go to (

  • Can I defer my exam?

    If you are unable to take the exam, you can request a deferral of your registration fees to the next exam date. To learn more about deferring your exam, including deferral deadlines and costs, please visit

  • Do you provide assistance for the exam application process?

    Yes, we do provide assistance for the exam application process. You can state your queries on and get them answered along with any other query or concern that you might have about the course.

  • How does Simplilearn assure me that the training and course material delivered are effective?

    Our CISM course is developed to deliver a first attempt pass rate of 100%. With a hands-on learning approach, the training not only gives you the confidence to clear the exam but also helps you retain the knowledge beyond the examination.

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment. We provide you a refund after deducting the administration fee. To know more, please go through our Refund Policy.

  • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Who should I contact?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives will be able to give you more details.

  • Disclaimer
  • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.