CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) is an internationally recognized professional education program finished with a certificate. CISM is designed for information security managers or persons responsible for information security management in an organization.
Use of the CISM Certification in practice: CISM Certification is an internationally recognized and therefore it provides executive management of organizations around the world confidence that its holders have the knowledge and experience to carry out effective management of information security. It is designed for those individuals in the organization who perform or are responsible for the audit, management, monitoring and evaluation of information technology security and information systems. In larger organizations, it is a separate profession of information security manager, in small organizations, this role is taken by IT manager.
CISM Certification provides a guarantee of the professional expertise in the given field and the holders of this certificate are among the best paid professionals.
Professional certificates are:
- CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional) issued by consortium (ISC)2
- GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) issued by SANS Institute