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Looking to enhance your career in information security and cybersecurity? Look no further! IIPD Global, a leading training institute in Dubai, UAE, offers top-notch CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) Training to help you gain the expertise needed to excel in this rapidly evolving field. 

Our comprehensive course equips you with the skills to safeguard sensitive information and mitigate security risks effectively. With our SEO-optimized and engaging training, you'll delve into various crucial aspects, including information risk management, incident response, and governance, while mastering the fundamentals of cybersecurity governance.

Course Outline:

Our CISM training at IIPD Global is meticulously designed to cover all essential topics, ensuring you are well-prepared for the CISM certification exam. The course comprises the following modules:

Module 1: Organisational Culture

  • About Information Security Governance
  • Reason for Security Governance
  • Security Governance Activities and Results
  • Risk Appetite

Module 2: Legal, Regulatory, and Contractual Requirements

  • Introduction
  • Requirements for Content and Retention of Business Records
  • Module 3: Organisational Structures, Roles and Responsibilities
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Monitoring Responsibilities

Module 4: Information Security Strategy Development

  • Introduction
  • Business Goals and Objectives
  • Information Security Strategy Objectives
  • Ensuring Objective and Business Integration
  • Avoiding Common Pitfalls and Bias
  • Desired State
  • Elements of a Strategy

Module 5: Information Governance Frameworks and Standards

  • Security Balanced Scorecard
  • Architectural Approaches
  • Enterprise Risk Management Framework
  • Information Security Management Frameworks and Models

Module 6: Strategic Planning

  • Workforce Composition and Skills
  • Assurance Provisions
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Action Plan to Implement Strategy
  • Information Security Program Objectives
  • Domain 2: Information Security Risk Management

Module 7: Emerging Risk and Threat Landscape

  • Risk Identification
  • Threats
  • Defining a Risk Management Framework
  • Emerging Threats
  • Risk, Likelihood and Impact
  • Risk Register

Module 8: Vulnerability and Control Deficiency Analysis

  • Introduction
  • Security Control Baselines
  • Events Affecting Security Baselines

Module 9: Risk Assessment and Analysis

  • Introduction to Risk Assessment and Analysis
  • Determining the Risk Management Context
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Risk Management Integration with IT Life Cycle Management Processes
  • Risk Scenarios
  • Risk Assessment Process
  • Risk Assessment and Analysis Methodologies
  • Other Risk Assessment Approaches
  • Risk Analysis
  • Risk Evaluation
  • Risk Ranking

Module 10: Risk Treatment / Risk Response Options

  • Introduction to Risk Treatment / Risk Response Options
  • Determining Risk Capacity and Acceptable Risk (Risk Appetite)
  • Risk Response Options
  • Risk Acceptance Framework
  • Inherent and Residual Risk
  • Impact
  • Controls
  • Legal and Regulatory Requirements
  • Costs and Benefits

Module 11: Risk and Control Ownership

  • Risk Ownership and Accountability
  • Risk Owner
  • Control Owner

Module 12: Risk Monitoring and Reporting

  • Risk Monitoring
  • Key Risk Indicators
  • Reporting Changes in Risk
  • Risk Communication, Awareness and Consulting
  • Documentation
  • Domain 3: Information Security Program Development and Management

Module 13: Information Security Program Resources

  • Introduction to Security Program Development and Management
  • Information Security Program Objectives
  • Information Security Program Concepts
  • Common Information Security Program Challenges
  • Common Information Security Program Constraints

Module 14: Information Asset Identification and Classification

  • Information Asset Identification and Valuation
  • Information Asset Valuation Strategies
  • Information Asset Classification
  • Methods to Determine Criticality of Assets and Impact of Adverse Events

Module 15: Industry Standards and Frameworks for Information Security

  • Enterprise Information Security Architectures
  • Information Security Management Frameworks
  • Information Security Frameworks Components

Module 16: Information Security Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines

  • Policies
  • Standards
  • Procedures
  • Guidelines

Module 17: Information Security Program Metrics

  • Introduction to Information Security program Metrics
  • Effective Security Metrics
  • Security Program Metrics and Monitoring
  • Metrics Tailored to Enterprise Needs

Module 18: Information Security Control Design and Selection

  • Introduction
  • Managing Risk Through Controls
  • Controls and Countermeasures
  • Control Categories
  • Control Design Considerations
  • Control Methods

Module 19: Information Security Control Implementation, Integration, Testing, and Evaluation

  • Introduction
  • Baseline Controls
  • Introduction
  • Control Strength
  • Control Recommendations

Module 20: Information Security Awareness and Training

  • Security Awareness Training and Education
  • Developing an Information Security Awareness Program
  • Role Based Training

Module 21: Management of External Services

  • Governance of Third-Party Relationships
  • Third Party Service Providers
  • Outsourcing Challenges
  • Third-Party Access

Module 22: Information Security Program Communications and Reporting

  • Program Management Evaluation
  • Plan-Do-Check-Act Cycle
  • Security Reviews and Audits
  • Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement
  • Monitoring Approaches
  • Measuring Information Security Management Performance
  • Ongoing Monitoring and Communication
  • Domain 4: Incident Management

Module 23: Incident Response Plan

  • Introduction to Incident Response Plan
  • Relationship Between Incident Management and Incident Response
  • Goals of Incident Management and Incident Response
  • Incident Handling and Management Life Cycle
  • Incident Management and Incident Response Plans
  • Importance of Incident Management
  • Outcomes of Incident Management
  • Incident Management Resources
  • Policies and Standards
  • Incident Management Objectives
  • Strategic Alignment
  • Response and Recovery Plan
  • Role of Information Security Manager in Incident Management
  • Risk Management
  • Assurance Process Integration
  • Value Delivery
  • Resource Management
  • Defining Incident Management Procedures
  • Detailed Plan of Action for Incident Management
  • Current State of Incident Response Capability
  • Developing and Incident Response Plan
  • Incident Management Response Teams
  • Organising, Training and Equipping the Resource Staff
  • Incident Notification Process
  • Challenges in Developing an Incident Management Plan

Module 24: Business Impact Analysis

  • Introduction to Business Impact Analysis
  • Elements of Business Impact Analysis
  • Benefits of Conducting a Business Impact Analysis

Module 25: Business Continuity Plan

  • Integrating Incident Response with Business Continuity
  • Methods for Providing Continuity of Network Services
  • High-Availability Considerations
  • Insurance

Module 26: Disaster Recovery Plan

  • Introduction to Disaster
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Procedures
  • Recovery Operations
  • Evaluating Recovery Strategies
  • Addressing Threats
  • Recovery Sites
  • Basis for Recovery Site Selection
  • Response and Recovery Strategy Implementation

Module 27: Incident Classification/Categorisation

  • Introduction to Incident Classification/Categorisation
  • Escalation Process for Effective Incident Management
  • Help/Service Desk Processes for Identifying Security Incidents

Module 28: Incident Management Training, Testing and Evaluation

  • Incident Management Roles and Responsibilities
  • Incident Management Metrics and Indicators
  • Performance Measurement
  • Updating Recovery Plans
  • Testing Incident Response and Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Plans
  • Periodic Testing of the Response and Recovery Plans
  • Testing for Infrastructure and Critical Business Applications
  • Types of Tests
  • Test Results
  • Recovery Test Metrics

Module 29: Incident Management Tools and Technologies

  • Incident Management Systems
  • Incident Response Technology Foundations
  • Personnel
  • Skills
  • Awareness and Education
  • Audits
  • Outsourced Security Providers

Module 30: Incident Investigation, Evaluation, and Containment Methods

  • Introduction
  • Executing Response and Recovery Plans
  • Introduction to Incident Containment Methods

Module 31: Incident Response Communication, Eradication, and Recovery

  • Introduction to Incident Response Communication
  • Notification Requirements
  • Communication Networks
  • Eradication Activities
  • Recovery

Module 32: Post-Incident Review Practices

  • Introduction Post-Incident Review Practices
  • Identifying Causes and Corrective Actions
  • Documenting Events
  • Establishing Legal Procedures to Assist Post-Incident Activities
  • Requirements for Evidence
  • Legal Aspects of Forensic Evidence

Prerequisites and Eligibility Criteria:

To enroll in our CISM training, participants must have a minimum of five years of work experience in information security management, with at least three years in the role of an information security manager. Alternatively, a waiver of up to two years is available based on education and other certifications.


Elevate your career in the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity with IIPD Global's CISM Training in Dubai, UAE. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your expertise and unlock numerous career prospects. Enroll now and take the first step toward a brighter future in information security!

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What is CISM?


Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) is a globally recognized certification for information security management and governance.

Who should take this course?


Professionals aspiring to manage and secure information systems, including IT managers, security consultants, and auditors, can benefit from CISM training.

What does the course cover?


The course covers information security governance, risk management, incident response, and program development, aligning with the CISM certification exam.

Are there any prerequisites?


Yes, candidates need a minimum of 5 years of work experience in information security management, with 3 years in the role of an information security manager, or equivalent.

Where can I take the CISM course?


IIPD Global offers CISM training in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah, providing convenient options across key cities in the UAE.

What career opportunities does CISM offer?


CISM certification opens doors to roles such as Information Security Manager, Risk Analyst, Compliance Officer, and IT Auditor.

Can I study while working?


Yes, our flexible course schedule allows you to balance work and study effectively, making it ideal for working professionals.

How do I enroll?


Enrolling is easy! Simply visit our website, choose your preferred city (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, or Sharjah), and complete the registration process to kick-start your CISM journey.


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