Despite uncertainty surrounding the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, the CompTIA IT Industry Business Confidence Index for 2017 showed that the UK IT industry forecasts a growth of 4.1 percent, which is in line with global expectations.
Now 58,000 people work in cyber security related roles in the UK, according to Tech Partnership’s recent cyber security factsheet – a 160 percent rise since 2011.
And with an average salary of over £50,000 per year, information security management is an undeniably lucrative vocation for IT professionals looking to take their career to the next level.
Where should you start?
The first step is to attain the right certifications. The Certificate in Information Security Management Principles Training Course (CISMP) is a foundation level qualification that provides an ideal basis upon which more technical or advanced level qualifications, such as CISM and CISSP, can be built as your career progresses.
What is CISMP?
CISMP is widely regarded as the ‘qualification of choice’ for IT professionals who wish to develop a career in information security management.
This certificate will enable you to demonstrate good knowledge and understanding of information security, risk management, legal frameworks, business continuity, security standards (such as ISO 27001), people and physical security.
What does CISMP cover?
CISMP demonstrates an understanding of key principles in the following areas of information security management:
- Management controls
- Technical controls
- Risk management
- Legal frameworks
- People and physical security
- Standards including ISO 27001
- Business continuity
How IT Governance can help
IT Governance offer a wide range of information security training which will help you obtain highly sought after skills and qualifications, guaranteed to help you progress further in your career.
With a 96% pass rate in 2017, our CISMP training course will provide you with a base level of knowledge suitable for future progression towards the CISSP and CISM examinations.