Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Exam Module

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Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Exam Module

This lesson offers an in-depth look at what to expect on the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) exam. The CISM certification is management-focused and promotes international security practices and recognizes the individual who manages, designs, oversees and assesses an enterprises information security. It is geared toward professionals who have five years of experience in information security management. The exam is broken down into the following:

Domain 1: Information Security Governance: 23% of exam, 46 questions

Domain 2: Information Risk Management, 22% of exam, 44 questions

Domain 3: Information Security Program Development (17%, 34 questions)

Domain 4: Information Security Program Management (24% of exam, 48 questions)

Domain 5: Incident management and response (14%, 28 questions)

The exam is only offered 3 times a year, it has a total of 200 multiple choice question. It has a four hour time limit and a minimum of 450 is needed to pass. The exam is scored in a 200-800 point scale.

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The most recent study aids for the 2016 Exams:

review manual 14 edition                         review questions 8th edition

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