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CISMP Instructor-Led Online Training Course

CISMP Instructor-Led Online Training Course

SKU: 5470
  • Gain an internationally recognised Certificate in Information Security Management Principles qualification in just one week.
  • Develop your information security knowledge and skills.
  • Cover a range of information security concepts, approaches and techniques.
  • Perfect for those who either work in this field or are looking to begin a career in information security.
  • This course will provide you with a base level of knowledge suitable for progression towards the CISSP® and CISM® examinations.
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Training course outline

CISMP covers a range of information security concepts, approaches and techniques. It is a globally established and internationally recognised Foundation-level qualification that demonstrates a good knowledge of information security management.

This training course:

  • Is accredited by The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS).
  • Demonstrates your knowledge and understanding of information security principles
  • Ideal for anyone whose job has any information security elements or those looking to move into a career in information security.
  • Is delivered by an experienced cyber security consultant
  • Prepares you for the CISMP exam and enables you to put your new knowledge and skills to work instantly.
  • Is acknowledged across the UK and is approved by the government in the Certified Professional (CCP) training scheme.

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CISMP instructor-led online training course benefits

 A complete introduction to BCS

You’ll receive detailed instruction in all areas of the BCS syllabus, preparing you for the CISMP exam.

 Delivered by professionals

The course is delivered by an experienced cyber security consultant.

 Comply with government requirements

CISMP is acknowledged across the UK and is approved by the UK government in the CCP Scheme.

“Passed my exam with distinction. Just wanted to say a big thank you. You made the course really enjoyable and informative.”

– David Jerwood, IT Infrastructure & Security Manager, Ark Underwriting

Who should attend this course?

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

  • GRC consultant
  • IT/information security manager
  • IT/information security analyst
  • Director
  • IT manager
  • Project manager
  • Consultant
  • Infrastructure engineer

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re internationally recognised as the authority on ISO 27001 – Our team led the world’s first ISO 27001 certification project, and since then we have trained more than 8,000 professionals on information security management system (ISMS) implementations and audits.
  • Trained by industry experts – our trainers are working consultants with years of practical, hands-on experience.
  • Pass first time or train again for free – we have trained more than 17,000 people and we’re confident you’ll pass with us first time. If you don’t, we’ll train you again for free.*
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer classroom, instructor-led online, self-paced online, e-learning and in-house training options.
  • Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available 20 days before your course.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.

* Terms and conditions apply

Course details

What does the CISMP instructor-led online training course cover?

Participants gain a solid understanding of risk management, technical controls, legal frameworks, physical security, international standards and business continuity. You will learn:

  • Why information security is becoming increasingly important not only in the IT community but also in the business community at large;
  • The threats and vulnerabilities that result in risks;
  • The threats and vulnerabilities that apply specifically to IT systems;
  • How an organisation must assess risks in terms of the impact on the organisation should the risk materialise;
  • How to determine the most appropriate response to a risk and the activities required to effectively manage risks over time;
  • How risk management should be implemented in an organisation;
  • The controls that may be used to manage risks;
  • The importance of appropriate training for all those involved with information;
  • Threats from malware;
  • The impact of those threats on networks and other communications systems;
  • The different approaches to information security required when dealing with outsourced or other external facilities providers;
  • The importance of effective information security in all networked environments where there is information storage, processing or access being provided;
  • The importance of appropriate audit and review processes, of effective change control and of configuration management;
  • The differences between open source and proprietary solutions, commercial off-the-shelf and bespoke systems, and certified and noncertified systems – and what they mean for security;
  • The techniques involved in reducing security risks in the development of code;
  • The environmental risks to information in terms of the need, for example, for appropriate power supplies, protection from natural risks (fire, flood, etc.), and in an organisation’s everyday operations;
  • The differences between and the need for business continuity and disaster recovery;
  • The important aspects of incident investigation and how forensic evidence may be preserved; and
  • The basic concepts and uses of cryptography.

 Download a copy of the BCS CISMP syllabus

What’s included in this course?

  • A professional training venue with lunch and refreshments;
  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file);
  • The BCS Information Security Management Principles, third edition textbook;
  • The BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles exam; and
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment should I bring?

This course is delivered as a WebEx instructor-led online session. Anyone booked on this course is expected to have a reliable Internet connection at their home or office. You will need to take the exam on a PC, Mac or laptop. Docked devices cannot be used when sitting the exam.

To ensure that the WebEx client works properly on your computer, we recommend using the test session functionality offered by WebEx.

The exam is taken via Questionmark. For more information about logging in for your exam, click here.

The exam is remotely proctored. There is information about taking the exam within the course materials, but you can read more about remotely proctored exams from BCS here.

Course duration and times

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

CPD/CPE points

This course is equivalent to 35 CPD/CPE points.

If you work in the public sector, or supply services to the public sector, then the CISMP qualification is particularly important. It is part of the CCP Scheme, licensed by the NCSC (the National Cyber Security Centre, which is a part of GCHQ, the Government Communications Headquarters). The CCP Scheme has been developed to provide independent assessment and verification of information assurance professionals working in the public sector. It also provides a clearly defined career development path.

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 support their career development.

Exams and qualifications

CISMP instructor-led online exam

IT Governance is a BCS Accredited Training Partner and is authorised to manage the exam for the BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles.

This is a two-hour multiple-choice online exam, consisting of 100 questions. The exam is taken via the BCS E-Professional Portal at the end of day 5. Candidates need to achieve a minimum of 65 out of 100 to pass, and 80 out of 100 to gain a distinction.

The exam is taken in your own time after the course via the BCS E-Professional Portal. Candidates need to achieve a minimum of

What qualifications will I receive?

BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles.

This qualification is recognised across the UK as an essential first step on the ladder to a successful information security career and is approved by the UK government and the MOD in the CCP Scheme.

The CCP Scheme is an independent assessment and verification process for those working in cyber and information security. It is the UK government’s approved standard of competence.

How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • 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.
  • 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.

Can exams be retaken?

Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest for the exam.

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Are there any prerequisites for this course?

Although there are no formal entry requirements, we assume that all participants have some IT knowledge.

Is there any recommended reading?

As well as reading the BCS Information Security Management Principles, provided free with this course, we recommend you read one of the following:

Do I need to bring proof of identity?

Delegates must bring a form of photographic ID with them as the invigilator my request to check it prior to the exam.

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