ISSMP – Information Systems Security Management Professional

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Course Overview

This cybersecurity management certification shows you excel at establishing, presenting, and governing information security programs. You also demonstrate deep management and leadership skills across critical security functions like incident response and recovery.

Why ISSMP? Further, Distinguish Yourself with ISSMP

Here are just a few reasons to challenge yourself with this security management certification:

  • A demonstration of excellence. You want to stand out. This concentration proves you have an elite level of knowledge and expertise.
  • New opportunities. The ISSMP opens doors: from new career paths and jobs to more exciting work.
  • Growth and learning. This is an opportunity to dive deep and hone your craft. You’ll find new ways to grow and stay at the forefront of information security. Earning your certification is a big challenge.

You’re a great fit for the ISSMP if you:

  • A lifelong learner who craves a new challenge.
  • Have a competitive spirit and want to stand out from your peers.
  • Want to be seen as a subject matter expert and prove your knowledge in a more focused area?
  • Are looking ahead in your career? The ISSMP will help you achieve an even higher level of success.
  • Need this certification to move into a specific job.

Target Audiance

  • Chief information officer
  • Chief information security officer
  • Chief technology officer
  • Senior security executive

Schedule Dates

ISSMP – Information Systems Security Management Professional
13 May 2024 - 17 May 2024
ISSMP – Information Systems Security Management Professional
19 August 2024 - 23 August 2024
ISSMP – Information Systems Security Management Professional
25 November 2024 - 29 November 2024
ISSMP – Information Systems Security Management Professional
03 March 2025 - 07 March 2025

Course Content

  • 1.1 Establish security’s role in organizational culture, vision and mission
  • 1.2 Align security program with organizational governance
  • 1.3 Define and implement information security strategies
  • 1.4 Define and maintain security policy framework Determine applicable external standards
  • 1.5 Manage security requirements in contracts and agreements
  • 1.6 Manage security awareness and training programs
  • 1.7 Define, measure and report security metrics
  • 1.8 Prepare, obtain and administer security budget
  • 1.9 Manage security programs
  • 1.10 Apply product development and project management principles

  • 2.1 Manage integration of security into Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • 2.2 Integrate new business initiatives and emerging technologies into the security architecture
  • 2.3 Define and oversee comprehensive vulnerability management programs (e.g., vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, threat analysis)
  • 2.4 Manage security aspects of change control

  • 3.1 Develop and manage a risk management program
  • 3.2 Conduct risk assessments
  • 3.3 Manage security risks within the supply chain (e.g., supplier, vendor, third-party risk)

  • 4.1 Establish and maintain threat intelligence program
  • 4.2 Establish and maintain incident handling and investigation program

  • 5.1 Facilitate development of contingency plans
  • 5.2 Develop recovery strategies
  • 5.3 Maintain contingency plan, Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP), business continuity plan (BCP) and disaster recovery plan (DRP)
  • 5.4 Manage disaster response and recovery process

  • 6.1 Identify the impact of laws and regulations that relate to information security
  • 6.2 Adhere to the (ISC)2 Code of Ethics as related to management issues
  • 6.3 Validate compliance in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and industry best practices
  • 6.4 Coordinate with auditors and regulators in support of the internal and external audit processes
  • 6.5 Document and manage compliance exceptions

FAQs

Yes, the ISSMP certification is globally recognized. (ISC)² certifications are highly regarded in the field of information security worldwide.

The ISSMP certification is valid for three years. To renew it, you must earn CPE credits and pay a renewal fee.

Yes, ISSMP-certified professionals are required to earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits to maintain their certification. This ensures that they stay up to date with the latest developments in information security.

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