BCS Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
What is it?
By attending this 5 day course, you will gain an understanding of all of the key areas involved in information security management, including cyber security, risk management, legal framework, along with best practice physical, people and technical security controls. All of the essential concepts and definitions are covered, as well as the need for and benefits of information security, including business continuity (high level).
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Why should you attend?
This course provides you with a broad understanding of all aspects of information security and provides the ideal platform for developing a career in information security. The course is also ideally suited to any business professional whose role involves managing sensitive information, e.g. personal, financial, organisational.
The certificate, which can be gained at the end of the course by passing a multi-choice examination, will demonstrate that you have a strong understanding of what good practice information security comprises.
What are the prerequisites for attending?
There are no prerequisites for attending this course. However, you would benefit from having a general awareness of IT and issues involved in managing information securely.
What is the format of URM’s CISMP Course?
URM delivers the CISMP Course as both a public schedule and on site training course. If you attend our public schedule courses, these are typically residential and held at purpose designed training venues.
When attending a URM CISMP course, you will experience a dynamic and interactive mixture of traditional classroom training, syndicate exercises, mock exams and group discussions. A case study is used through the week, with exercises and workshops stemming from it, as well as mock exams each day to ensure you are well prepared to take and pass the BCS administered 2 hour multi-choice exam on the final afternoon. You may wish to use the evenings to review some of the comprehensive courseware notes and practice answering mock exam papers.
Why train with URM?
We believe that the key differentiator between URM and other CISMP courses is the calibre of our trainers. You will benefit from the fact that all URM’s trainers are practising consultants, each with extensive information security and risk management experience. As such, they are able to translate best practice theory into ‘real world’ practical applications. URM’s trainers all adopt a facilitative approach, where the goal is to maximise knowledge and skills sharing across the whole group.
You can also be reassured by our track record. URM is by far the most experienced and successful training provider in the UK, having delivered the course for over 15 years and having consistently achieved a pass rate of 97% and above.
URM's CISMP course is the only course in the UK to have been certified both by IISP (now the Chartered Institute of Information Security) and as part of the GCHQ Certified Training (GCT) scheme
Here are a number of comments from delegates who have sat URM’s CISMP course
I thoroughly enjoyed the course and most of that was down to the trainer’s delivery of the course syllabus. The depth of general knowledge delivered by him on top of the detailed course material with reference to real world experience was outstanding. The course delivery exceeded my expectations and I am really pleased I went with URM as this course provider. Will definitely will be using URM again for future courses.
(Asha, The Crown Estate)
Daryn and I are very happy with our results, so please pass on our thanks to the trainer who was an excellent tutor and helped to make the course enjoyable and informative. We were impressed with the venue and I would certainly recommend URM services to anyone who is looking at gaining BCS qualifications or equivalent.
(Daryn and Mike, Peel Ports)
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