"The Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®) certification program is developed specifically for experienced information security managers and those who have information security management responsibilities. The CISM certification is for the individual who manages, designs, oversees and/or assesses an enterprise's information security (IS). The CISM certification promotes international practices and provides executive management with assurance that those earning the designation have the required experience and knowledge to provide effective security management and consulting services. Individuals earning the CISM certification become part of an elite peer network, attaining a one-of-a-kind credential. The CISM job practice also defines a global job description for the information security manager and a method to measure existing staff or compare prospective new hires. Worldwide Recognition
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CISM Receives ANSI Accreditation
SC Magazine 2010 Finalist
CISM Named Finalist for SC Magazine's Best Certification Program For information on DoD 8570.1 and what ISACA is doing to meet the needs of DoD information assurance professionals, click here.
Although certification may not be mandatory for you at this time, a growing number of organizations are requiring or recommending that employees become certified. To help ensure success in the global marketplace, it is vital to select a certification program based on universally accepted information security management practices. CISM delivers such a program" - ISACA.org
"Please note: 2010 is the last year that the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) examination will cover the current CISA job practice. The 2011 exam will be revised to reflect the results of a new job practice study which is undertaken every 5 years.
The mark of excellence for a professional certification program is the value and recognition it bestows on the individual who achieves it. Since 1978, the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) program, sponsored by ISACA®, has been the globally accepted standard of achievement among information systems (IS) audit, control and security professionals.
The technical skills and practices that CISA promotes and evaluates are the building blocks of success in the field. Possessing the CISA designation demonstrates proficiency and is the basis for measurement in the profession. With a growing demand for professionals possessing IS audit, control and security skills, CISA has become a preferred certification program by individuals and organizations around the world. CISA certification signifies commitment to serving an organization and the IS audit, control and security industry with distinction. In addition, it presents a number of professional and personal benefits.
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CISA Receives ANSI Accreditation
SC Magazine Awards 2009 Winner
CISA Wins SC Magazine Award For information on DoD 8570.1 and what ISACA is doing to meet the needs of DoD information assurance professionals, click here.
Mock up of a CISA Certificate Although certification may not be mandatory for you at this time, a growing number of organizations are recommending that employees become certified. To help ensure success in the global marketplace, it is vital to select a certification program based on universally accepted technical practices. CISA delivers such a program. CISA is recognized worldwide, by all industries, as the preferred designation for IS audit, control and security professionals.
More than 70,000 professionals have earned the CISA since inception, so clearly many people agree: earning the CISA is a good career move." - ISACA.org