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CISMP - Certificate in Information Security Management Principles Training Course

CISMP - Certificate in Information Security Management Principles Training Course

SKU: 4198

Kick-start your career in cyber security management. Understand the principles of information security and achieve an industry-recognised qualification in just one week. With a 96% pass rate since the course launched in 2013, our CISMP training will provide you with a base level of knowledge suitable for progression towards the CISSP® and CISM® examinations.

Special offer: Receive a free copy of Information Security Management Principles – the official textbook for the CISMP qualification (RRP: £24.99) – when you book this course. Use voucher code CISMP17 at checkout.


Official CISMP exam included in course price.


Five days

Other ways to learn:

Also available as an in-house training option.

“Excellent course, very good instructor.” Gary Dugmore, business resilience manager

How to Book:

Simply book online to receive your booking confirmation and full joining instructions within 48 hours. We accept purchase orders from local authorities, government departments and other public-sector organisations, and will consider account facilities for large corporate customers. See our payment options page for details.

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Price: £1,595.00
ex vat
call to book via purchase order
Price: £1,595.00
ex vat
call to book via purchase order


Kick-start your career in information security management.

CISMP is an established and internationally recognised Foundation-level qualification that demonstrates a good knowledge of information security management.

Accredited by The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) and delivered by an experienced cyber security consultant, our five-day training course prepares you for the CISMP exam – held on the final day of the course – and enables you to put your new knowledge and skills to work instantly.

CISMP is acknowledged across the UK and is approved by the government in the Certified Professional training scheme.

Why security professionals choose IT Governance for CISMP training

  • Our training course has a 96% pass rate (more than 65/100 marks) of all attendees since December 2013.
  • 88% of delegates would recommend the course to a friend or colleague.
  • 94% agree the trainer had a good knowledge of the course material.
  • 93% were happy with the instructor style and presentation skills.
  • 89% were satisfied with the thoroughness of the course.
  • 87% were satisfied with the pace of the course.

“Perfect, best course I've done. Thank you.” Kerry Webber, IT Manager

Course agenda

Course timetable:

  • Day 1: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Day 2: 9:15 am – 4:30 pm
  • Day 3: 9:15 am – 4:30 pm
  • Day 4: 9:15 am – 4:30 pm
  • Day 5: 9:15 am – 3:00 pm

What will you learn on this course?

Attendees gain a solid understanding of risk management, technical controls, legal frameworks, physical security, international standards and business continuity, including:

  • The concepts relating to information security management, including: confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA); vulnerabilities and threats; risks; and countermeasures;
  • The current national legislation and regulations that affect information security management;
  • The current national and international standards (such as ISO 27001), frameworks and organisations that facilitate the management of information security;
  • The current business and common technical environments in which information security management has to operate; and
  • The categorisation, operation and effectiveness of controls of different types and characteristics.

Download a copy of the BCS CISMP syllabus here >>

The course also includes:

  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as PDF file)
  • Registration and administration of the BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles exam
  • Certificate of attendance

The CISMP examination

IT Governance is a BCS Accredited Training Partner and is authorised to manage the paper-based examination for the BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles. The format of the exam is a two-hour multiple-choice paper, consisting of 100 questions. Candidates need to achieve a minimum of 65 out of 100 to pass, and 80 out of 100 to gain a distinction.

This qualification is recognised across the UK as an essential first rung on the ladder to a successful information security career and is approved by the UK government and the MOD in the CESG Certified Professional training scheme.

Exam results and certificates

  • Where exams are taken online (either remotely or by computer in the classroom), provisional exam results will be available immediately on completion of the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Where exams are done in paper form, we aim to make confirmed exam results available within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • For both online and paper exams, certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Results notifications and certificates are sent directly to candidates by the relevant exam board in electronic format; please note that hard copy exam certificates are not issued.

BCS CESG Certified Professional Scheme

For IT professionals working in the UK public sector, a pass in the CISMP examination is required to qualify for all roles at practitioner-level in the CESG Certified Professional Scheme, which provides a means of independent assessment and verification for those working in information assurance, and which has been widely adopted by national and local government organisations.

In addition, all successful BCS candidates are eligible for a year’s free Associate Membership, enabling them to get more from their professional certification and to support their career development.

Additional information

This course is non-residential, but we can help you to find a hotel close to the training venue if you require. Simply drop us an email after you book. Our training support team will find a solution most suitable for your needs.

Who should attend this course?

  • IT professionals who wish to develop a career in information security management.
  • Existing IT managers who want to enhance their information security knowledge to ensure that information security management and controls are adequately implemented in their organisation.

What are the entry requirements?

Although there are no formal entry requirements, we assume that all attendees have some knowledge of information technology. We recommend that all attendees purchase and read Information Security Management Principles, the approved BCS reference book for this course and examination.

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1. on 05/04/2016, said:
4 stars out of 5
A lot to cover over 5 days. I would encourage candidates to discuss with others and tutor to broaden understanding. A few more activities to liven things up would have achieved a 5 star rating
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