Careers after CISM Certification

The CISM certification is globally recognized symbol of excellence for Information Security Professionals.
CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) is key certification for information security professionals who manage design, oversee and access enterprise information security.

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Why CISM Certification?

The CISM course is intended towards professionals working in managerial, consulting or related roles in IT operations or compliance. Several Certified Information Security Manager Professionals today are functioning in the capacities of IT Directors, Audit Directors, CIOs, CISOs, CFOs and other leadership roles showcasing a good demand as well as career advancement potential of the credential.

CISM demonstrates your proven experience in helping enterprises navigate a complex and evolving regulatory landscape, leverage standards and expertise, and reducing the complexity and time necessary to manage vulnerabilities, measure security and ensure compliance.

CISM Professional delivers the message to enterprises hiring information security managers or CISOs that the holder knows risk, incident response, governance, and the information security program. This is proofed by its worldwide acceptance.

When you perform an audit as a CISM, you will have an added level of confidence that academic degrees alone cannot match. Your certification will also give you an edge when it comes time to negotiate salary or a consultation fee.

CISM Certification Course

CISM Certification Course details:

CISM exam has four domains. This refers to the way the exam content has been organized or split into five different domains. The percentages of material in the exam covered by each section has recently changed with 2019 updates.

    Domain 1: Information Security Governance (24 percent)
    Domain 2: Information Security Risk Management (30 percent)
    Domain 3: Information Security Program Development and Management, (27 percent)
    Domain 4: Information Security Incident Management, , (19 percent)

Comparison with Other Professional Certifications

Affiliation Information Systems Audit and Control Association-ISACA Information Systems Audit and Control Association-ISACA International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)² Information Systems Audit and Control Association-ISACA
Careers Options Information Technology Manager Information system audit Governance body Risk Controller
Exam Parts 1 exam 1 exam 1 exam 1 exam
AVG Salary $124,455 $132,000 $165,144 $146,480
Duration 3 Months 3 Months 6 Months 3 Months
Exam pattern MCQ MCQ MCQ MCQ

Upcoming CISM Classes

Class Name Start Date Class Time Days of the week
CISM17-May, 20217:00 PMMonday

Who should become a CISM?

Security consultants, managers, auditors, architects & system engineers

IT professionals to the directors and management

Professionals wishing to switch into cybersecurity as a career.

Job positions after CISM

  • IS / IT Security Professionals
  • IS / IT Managers
  • IS / IT Auditors
  • IS / IT Consultants
  • IS / IT Audit Managers
  • IT Directors
  • Security Auditors and architects
  • Security system Engineers
  • Chief Information Security Officer

Why Delphi?

Certified & Professional Trainers

Our faculties are qualified & industry experts with significant experience in their domain.

Live Instructor Led Training

We conduct live classes through GoToMeeting, Zoom and other live meeting software.

Cloud e-learning portal

Get live class notifications, view class recordings, or practice questions all in one access.

Flexible Batch Timings

All our batch schedules are designed to support work while you study principle.

Placement Assistance

We guide you to benefit from the newly acquired global professional certification.

Reputed Study Materials

We provide internationally reputed study materials with our customized success slides.

Exam Pass Guarantee

We guarantee you’ll pass your exam on the first attempt.

How to get CISM Certified?



Candidates are able to schedule their exam for any available date/time/location within their 365-day eligibility period. When scheduling an exam, candidates must select either online remote proctoring or an in-person testing center.



It is a 4-hour exam consisting of 150 questions in multiple choice format. Anyone can take the exam as long as they pay the registration fees. You must pass with a score of at least 450.



The final step to becoming CISM certified is to submit the CISM Certification Application! Prior to doing so, the following requirements must be met: Pass the CISM Exam; Have the fulltime relevant work experience; pay the certification application fees.



The goal of the continuing professional education (CPE) policy is to ensure that all CISMs maintain an adequate level of current knowledge and proficiency in the field of enterprise security management.. This proves to your peers and external and internal stakeholders that your skills and knowledge are up to date and relevant.

CISM Course Trainer

Kashif Akhtar

Qualified Engineer, CSCP, PMP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CDPSE

Mr. Kashif Akhtar is an experienced Engineer and Supply Chain Professional with vast experience in Supply Chain, Contracts Management and Supply Chain various ERP tools. Read More

Certified & Professional Trainers

Our faculties are qualified & industry experts with significant experience in their domain.

CISM Course Highlights

Self Paced

ELearning at your own pace

  • 30+ Hours Of Recorded Videos
  • Access To Delphi E-Learning Portal
  • Exam Success Slides Access
  • Practice Questions
  • 24*7 Support

Live Online

Live Instructor Led Online Classes

  • 32+ Hours Live Online Training
  • Access To Delphi E-Learning Portal
  • Exam Success Slides Access
  • Practice Questions
  • 24*7 Support
  • Mock Tests
  • Free Career Guidance
  • Revision Class Before Exam

In-house Live

Corporate or One to One Training

  • 32+ Hours Live Online Training
  • Access To Delphi E-Learning Portal
  • Exam Success Slides Access
  • Practice Questions
  • 24*7 Support
  • Mock Tests
  • Free Career Guidance
  • Revision Class Before Exam

CISM Course FAQs

Frequently asked questions for CISM Certification Course

For live virtual classes, it will take 30-40 hours to complete the course.

You have a maximum of three attempts to pass the CISM certification exam. Delphi provides guidance and support for learners to help them pass the exam.

You can re-attempt it immediately, but you have a maximum of three total attempts.

Once you finish the exam, you will receive a preliminary pass/fail score at the testing center. You will then receive an official documentation of your results within 10 days of your exam date via the email address you provided.

Yes, we provide practice test after each Domain. As part of our course to help you prepare for the actual certification exam.

So many practice questions available to those who enroll in the live online CISM training course. Students can use our digital question bank in the learning management system to prepare for the exam.

Our exam pass guarantee gives you confidence that we will support your learning until you pass your CISM exam. We guarantee that you will pass your CISM exam after completing our CISM Class. All we require is for you to take the exam within 90 days of completing the class, attend all class days and complete all class assignments.

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