Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)

Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)

Course overview

The certificate is relevant to anyone requiring an understanding of BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles including those who have information security responsibilities as part of their day-to-day role, or who are thinking of moving into an information security or related function. It also provides the opportunity for those already within these roles to enhance or refresh their knowledge and in the process gain a qualification, recognized by industry, which demonstrates the level of knowledge gained.

Target audience

The certificate is relevant to anyone requiring an understanding of BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles as well as those with an interest in information security either as a potential career or as an additional part of their general business knowledge. It is very much a firm foundation on which other qualifications can be built or which provides a thorough general understanding to enable business to ensure their information is protected appropriately.

Objectives

Candidates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles and techniques. Key areas are:

Knowledge of the concepts relating to information security management (confidentiality, integrity, availability, vulnerability, threats, risks, countermeasures)

Understanding of current national legislation and regulations which impact upon information security management

Awareness of current national and international standards, frameworks and organizations which facilitate the management of information security

Understanding of the current business and common technical environments in which information security management has to operate

Knowledge of the categorization, operation and effectiveness of controls of different types and characteristics

Pre-requisites

A knowledge of IT would be advantageous but not essential

An understanding of the general principles of information technology security would be useful

Awareness of the issues involved with security control activity would be advantageous.

Certification info

100 Questions Multiple Choice

Duration: 2 Hours.

Closed book

Pass Mark: 65/100 (65%)

Exam provider: Pearson VUE

Duration of 3 days

Course Name:

ITIL v3 Foundation