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Certified Information Security Manager Certification

Certified Information Security Manager Certification in Canada validates that a professional has acquired the needed expertise to devise and handle a robust security framework for the organization. The CISM Certification is governed by Information Systems Audit Control Association (ISACA) and is one of the globally recognized credentials in the Information Technology department. Holders of CISM Certification in Canada apply the international practices followed in the IT department and enhance the structure of information security in an organization. Businesses hire Certified Information Security Managers to secure their information assets from cyber threats.

Certified Information Security Manager Course in Canada

CISM Certification focuses on 4 major elements of IT governance. Individuals certified as CISM are required to perform necessary tasks involved in developing a top-notch Information Security program and align it with business goals. The CISM Exam is conducted for a duration of 4 hours during which candidates need to attempt 150 questions designed in multiple-choice format. Candidates who score above 450 points are awarded CISM Certification by ISACA.

Key Features of CISM Certification Training in Canada

The CISM Training Course is offered by Unichrone in various cities of Canada. Expert trainers having vast knowledge of information security assist candidates to gain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts and terminologies related to information security. The 4-day CISM Training session guides trainees in gaining practical knowledge of the field and apply the latest techniques in devising a security program. Furthermore, individuals can enroll in online and in-classroom mode of CISM Training Course in Canada.

  • 4 Day Interactive Instructor–led Online Classroom or Group Training Session in Canada
  • Course study materials designed by subject matter experts
  • Mock Tests to prepare in a best way
  • Highly qualified, expert & Certified Trainers with vast experience
  • Enrich with Industry best practices and case studies
  • Enrich with Industry best practices and case studies
  • CISM Training Course adhered with International Standards
  • End-to-end support via phone, mail, and chat
  • Convenient Weekday/Weekend CISM Training Course schedule in Canada
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CISM Exam Format
Exam Name Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Exam Cost For ISACA members USD 575 and For non-members USD 760
Exam Format Multiple Choice
Total Questions 150 Questions
Passing Score 400 out of 800
Exam Duration 240 Minutes
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CISM Certification Benefits

Higher Salary

With this renowned credential, aspirants earn higher salary packages when compared to non-certified professionals in the field

Individual accomplishments

Aspirants can look for higher career prospects at an early stage in their life with the most esteemed certification

Gain credibility

Owning the certification makes it easier to earn the trust and respect of professionals working in the same field

Rigorous study plan

The course content is prescribed as per the exam requirements, covering the necessary topics to ace the exam in the first attempt

Diverse job roles

Attaining the certification enhances the spirit of individuals to pursue diverse job roles in the organization

Sophisticated skillset

With this certification, individuals acquire refined skills and techniques required to play their part in an organization

CISM Course Curriculum

  • Topics

    • · Knowledge Statements
    • · Introduction to Information Security Governance
    • · Effective Information Security Governance
    • · Governance and Third-Party Relationships
    • · Information Security Metrics
    • · Information Security Governance Metrics
    • · Information Security Strategy
    • · Information Security Strategy Development
    • · Strategy Resources and Constraints
    • · Other Frameworks
    • · Compliances
    • · Action Plans to Implement Strategy
    • · Governance of Enterprise ITs

  • Topics

    • · Information Risk Management
    • · Task and Knowledge Statements
    • · Risk Management Overview
    • · Risk Assessment
    • · Information Asset Classification
    • · Assessment Management
    • · Information Resource Valuation
    • · Recovery Time Objectives
    • · Security Control Baselines
    • · Risk Monitoring
    • · Training and Awareness
    • · Information Risk Management Documentation

  • Topics

    • · Task and Knowledge Statements
    • · Information Security Program Management Overview
    • · Information Security Program Objectives
    • · Information Security Program Concepts
    • · Information Security Program Technology Resources
    • · Information Security Program Development
    • · Information Security Program Framework
    • · Information Security Program Roadmap
    • · Enterprise Information Security Architecture (EISA)
    • · Security Program Management and Administration
    • · Security Program Services and Operational Activities
    • · Controls
    • · Security Program Metrics and Monitoring
    • · Measuring Operational Performance
    • · Common Information Security Program Challenges

  • Topics

    • · Conduct periodic reviews of organisations objectives
    • · Service level management
    • · Third party management practices
    • · Operations and end-user procedures
    • · Process of information systems maintenance
    • · Data administration practices determine the integrity and optimisation of databases
    • · Use of capacity and performance monitoring tools and techniques
    • · Problem and incident management practices
    • · Change, configuration, and release management practices
    • · Adequacy of backup and restore provisions
    • · Organisation’s disaster recovery plan in the event of a disaster
    • · Task and Knowledge Statements
    • · Incident Management Overview
    • · Incident Management Procedures
    • · Incident Management Resources
    • · Incident Management Objectives
    • · Defining Incident Management Procedures
    • · Incident Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Procedures
    • · Post Incident Activities and Investigation
    • · ISACA Code of Professional Ethics
    • · Laws and Regulations
    • · Policy Versus Law Within an Organization
    • · Ethics and the Internet IAB
    • · Certified Information Security Manager
    • · Certification requirements
    • · CISM in the Workplace
    • · The CISM Priorities
    • · Understand How Questions Are Structured
    • · Preparing for the Examination
    • · Recommended Reading for the CISM Exam
    • · Exam Favourites

  • Topics

    • · Mock Exam Paper
    • · Exam guidance, tricks
    • · Previous Questions Papers

Frequently Asked Questions

How will I benefit from CISM Training in Canada?

CISM Training is conducted through highly experienced and certified trainers. Candidates enrolling for the course gain a deeper understanding of CISM domains. During the course of training, individuals engage in interactive sessions conducted by our trainers. The case studies offered assists trainees in applying practical knowledge of information security while looking for jobs. This in turn prepares individuals to be industry-ready at the end of the training program.

What is the duration of CISM Training in Canada?

The CISM Training program is conducted for 4 days across various cities in Canada.

What is the benefit of online CISM Training in Canada?

Online CISM Training programs are conducted live, wherein trainers and professionals need to log in at the same time. The online method of training enables trainees to attend the session at the comfort of their home or office.

Who can pursue CISM Certification in Canada?

Security consultants, security managers, security auditors, IT directors, information security managers, and individuals who fulfill the requirements set by ISACA can pursue CISM Certification in Canada.

What are the modes of CISM Training in Canada?

Unichrone offers CISM Certification Training in both live-online instructor-led and in-classroom training modes in Canada. Candidates can attend training in any of these modes, based on their preferences.

Will Unichrone conduct a mock test during CISM Training in Canada?

Yes, Unichrone conducts a mock test at the end of CISM Training in Canada to evaluate candidates’ learning and competence for the CISM Exam.

Is there any course completion certificate for CISM Training in Canada?

Yes, Unichrone provides a course completion certificate after completing 4 days of CISM Certification Training in Canada.

Will I get CPE credits for attending CISM Training in Canada?

Yes, candidates will get 40 CPE credits for attending CISM Training in Canada offered by Unichrone.

How is CISM Exam conducted in Canada?

Individuals registering for CISM Exam need to attempt 150 multiple-choice questions within 240 minutes. Individuals who score the required minimum marks are considered to have cleared the CISM Exam.

What is the cost of CISM Exam in Canada?

Candidates incur a cost of $575 if they are ISACA members and $760 if they are not members of ISACA.

What domains are covered in CISM Exam?

The CISM domains as specified by ISACA in Exam Outline are as follows:

  • Information Security Governance
  • Information Risk Management
  • Information Security Program Development and Management
  • Information Security Incident Management

How can I schedule CISM Exam?

Trainees are required to schedule their CISM Exam through ISACA website within the eligibility period.

What is the latest edition of the CISM Manual?

15th edition is the latest edition of the CISM Review Manual by ISACA. It assists candidates in preparing for the exam by elaborating on various aspects of CISM.

Is the CISM Exam available in other languages besides English?

CISM Exam is available in Japanese, Spanish, and Simplified Chinese in addition to English.

Who conducts CISM Exam in Canada?

CISM Exam is conducted by Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) in Canada.

How often can I retake CISM Exam in Canada?

Candidates have 4 attempts to retake CISM Exam in one year. Only after a specific time period has passed since the initial attempt of the exam, subsequent attempts can be taken.

Is there any fee for retaking CISM Exam in Canada?

Yes, candidates have to pay the exam fee every time they retake the CISM Exam.

How can professionals ace the CISM Exam in Canada?

  • Read ISACA Exam Guide
  • Enroll in CISM Certification Training
  • Refer to CISM Review Manual
  • Prepare a study plan
  • Join study group
  • Take practice test

Is CISM an online exam?

The CISM Exam can be taken online with remote proctoring or in person at a testing center based on the candidate's preference.

What are the reference materials for CISM Exam?

Candidates can refer CISM Review Manual by ISACA and CISM Certified Information Security Manager All-in-One Exam Guide by Peter H. Gregory while preparing for CISM Exam.

What is the passing score for CISM Exam?

Candidates have to score 450 points and above out of 800 to pass the CISM Exam.

What is CISM?

CISM stands for Certified Information Security Manager. Professionals who pursue the CISM Certification attain the advanced skillset in establishing and managing the structure of the information security program. The CISM certification is globally recognized which assists professionals to apply for their dream jobs.

What is the average salary of a CISM certified professional?

The average salary of CISM professionals as per the recent survey is $118000 annually. There are over 46000 professionals globally owning the certification of CISM. As a result, there is huge scope for individuals pursuing the CISM Certification.

How will I benefit by pursuing CISM Certification in Canada?

Yes, the CISM Certification governed by ISACA is recognized internationally. Professionals owning this certificate are offered salary packages that are higher than the packages offered to non-certified professionals. Furthermore, CISM holders gain credibility among their peers and senior professionals in the field.

How long is the CISM Certification valid for?

The CISM Certification is valid for 3 years. Thereafter, professionals are required to earn 120 continuing professional education credits to maintain the certification.

How can I earn CISM Certification in Canada?

CISM aspirants in Canada need to fulfill the experience requirement set by ISACA. On completing the CISM training session offered by Unichrone, trainees can take up the CISM Exam and score minimum marks. On clearing the exam, trainees can attain the certification of CISM.

What are the prerequisites for earning CISM Certificate?

  • Candidates should have five or more years of work experience in information security management.
  • Candidates can waive off 2 years from the certification requirements if they have a CISSP, CISA Certificate, or Post-graduate degree in information security or a related field.
  • One year experience requirement if they have a year experience in information systems management, general security management, or skill-based security credentials approved by ISACA.

Who will provide CISM Certificate in Canada?

CISM Certificate is provided by Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) in Canada.

Is CISM Certificate worth it?

CISM Certificate enhances professionals' skills in the field of information security, adding value to their resumes. Therefore, CISM certification holders are more likely to get jobs and earn more salaries than non-certified experts. As a result, earning a CISM Certificate is well worth the effort.

What should I submit for CISM CPE audit?

Candidates have to submit proof of completing CPE activities in the form of a letter, certificate of completion, Verification of attendance form, or other independent proof of completion.

What is the CPE audit for CISM?

Every year, ISACA conducts a CPE audit and selects applications at random. Candidates must submit all essential supporting documents related to CPE credits obtained during the 3-year cycle if their application is selected for audit.

What is the annual maintenance fee for CISM Certificate in Canada?

The annual maintenance fee for the CISM Certificate in Canada is USD 45 for ISACA members and USD 85 for non-members.

What are the ways to earn CPE for CISM Certificate?

CPE credits are earned by attending seminars, conferences, participating in educational events, taking quizzes, enrolling in a training course, volunteering with ISACA, and attending workshops in One In Tech.

How do CISM professionals benefit the organization?

  • CISM Professionals are in charge of overseeing and controlling all areas of an organization's information security program.
  • Assess the threats to information security systems and devise a strategy to mitigate them.
  • Protect the weak areas in a company's security system.
  • Create technical documentation and reports for users and administrators.

Is CISM Certificate is globally recognized?

Yes, CISM is a globally recognized credential. As a result, candidates with CISM certification have the opportunity to work at multinational organizations throughout the world.

Can I get CISM Certificate without experience?

No, candidates cannot obtain a CISM Certificate without experience. They must have five years of work experience in information security management and can waive off up to two years of experience with other ISACA-recognized certifications.

CISM Examination Procedure


Attend intense 4 day CISM Training offered by Unichrone. Fulfil all the requirements specified by the ISACA before the examination.


Apply for the CISM Exam, conducted by ISACA, whilst filling up all necessary details. Choose the suitable date for the exam after paying the exam fees.


Get certified CISM after clearing the exam. You will receive an email confirming the status, after which you can check the ISACA registry for inlcusion of your name.

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CISM Certification revolves around 4 major domains that engage in securing the information system. The CISM Exam can be quite easy for professionals who have mastered these 4 domains of information security. With immense dedication and commitment, professionals can pass the CISM exam and earn their certification.

Owning CISM Certification in Canada enables professionals to take up the role of a security consultant, security designer, security auditor, information risk consultant, business analyst, and security systems professional.

CISA Certification and CISM Certification are credentials offered in information security. However, there is one major difference between both certifications. CISM focuses on enterprise information security, whereas CISA certification is focused on information security controls. This necessitates individuals to determine which role is best suited and for them and then take up the certification.

Yes, According to payscale, certified CISM professionals can earn an average salary of USD 129 per year, which is higher than non-certified professionals in Canada.

Yes, CISM showcases to the employer that the candidate has the necessary skill in developing and managing an enterprise information security program. This allows candidates to stand out among other candidates and get the job with ease.

Candidates can begin their preparation two months before CISM Exam. They should spend at least five to six hours a week studying for CISM Exam in Canada.

The official declaration of CISM Exam results may take up to 72 hours. However, candidates who attempt the CISM exam will know their unofficial results before leaving the test center.

Yes, CISSP Certification holders can waive off 2 years of experience while taking up CISM Certification.

Professionals who have passed CISM Exam can apply for their certification on the ISACA website by filling in the necessary details and attachments.

CISM Exam pass rates for the first attempt are 50 - 60 percent. However, candidates with sufficient subject knowledge can easily pass on the first attempt.

Candidates can apply for CISM Certificate within five years of passing the CISM Exam in Canada.

CPE credits for CISM are intended to ensure that candidates have an adequate level of current knowledge and skill in the field of cybersecurity. Further, demonstrates that the skills and knowledge of candidates are always up-to-date.


Exhibit your skills

CISM Certification in Canada enables professionals in Information Security to exhibit their skills in designing a robust Information Security System. Certified Information Security Managers master the techniques of managing the security of IS instilled in the organization.


Build personal competencies

Professionals taking up jobs in the field of information security can broaden their knowledge on IS through CISM Certification. In addition, pursuing CISM Certification in Canada enables professionals to attain the soft skills required for leading the IS team.


Grasp the opportunities

CISM Certification offered by ISACA is designed to assist professionals in getting recognized and standing out from the crowd. This makes it easier for CISM professionals in Canada to enhance and choose from the best opportunities available in the field.


Get acknowledged

Certified Information Security Manager Certification offered by ISACA has gained popularity across various countries. As a result, CISM Certification holders in Canada are trained to speak the universal language of information security and apply best practices.

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Secret tips to pass the CISM Exam in Canada

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Certification governed by the Information Systems Audit Control Association (ISACA) is one of the globally recognized credentials in the IT field. It is intended for information security management professionals who have developed and managed information security programs and is familiar with the relationship between the program and the organization's business objectives. CISM Certificate demonstrates that professionals have the skill to manage, deploy, and evaluate an organization's IT security. However, it can be achieved only by fulfilling ISACA's requirements and passing the CISM examination .

How to pass CISM Exam?

CISM Exam has a pass rate of 50 to 60%, as it is quite challenging for candidates to pass the exam on their first attempt. However, the following tips will guide candidates to ace CISM Exam.

Secret tips to pass the CISM Exam
Be familiar with the CISM Exam Format

The key to preparing for the CISM Exam is understanding the format of the CISM Exam, which aids candidates in their preparation.

  • CISM Exam comprises 150 multiple choice question
  • The time allotted is 240 minutes
  • The passing score is 450 out of 800
  • The exam fee for ISACA members is USD 575 and for non-members USD 760
  • The CISM Exam is available in Chinese Simplified, English, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish.
  • Candidates can retake CISM Exam four times a year.

Understand core concepts of the exam

Understanding the key concepts of the CISM Exam will assist candidates in estimating the time and energy needed to focus on each domain of CISA. The following are the four domains of CISA:

  • Information security governance
  • Information risk management and compliance
  • Information security program development and management
  • Information security incident management

Refer to the ISACA Exam guide

ISACA Exam guide contains information regarding the CISM Exam such as exam registration, deadlines, exam domains, exam format, exam policies, and languages. As a result, it is very important for CISM Exam candidates to refer to the ISACA Exam guide before attempting the exam.

Create a study plan

Candidates should create a study plan that covers all CISM domains as well as a time schedule for studying each CISM topic. This plan should not conflict with individual job schedules, and it should be followed until the final exam.

Join CISM Community

Candidates can join the online CISM community to get more information related to CISM Exam. The community will give the most up-to-date information about the CISM Exam, as well as study strategies and tips. They also communicate with other candidates and seniors to clear up any questions they have about the CISM Exam.

Enroll in the training program

It is difficult to understand the topics of the CISM Exam by self-studying. Attending a Training program is the best way to clear their doubts regarding CISM-related topics. During the CISA Training program candidates can interact with trainers to clear their doubts regarding the subject. Furthermore, they provide guidance to prepare for CISM exams and pass them with ease.

Take the mock test

The mock test helps candidates be familiar with the CISM Exam format as well as determine which areas require improvement. Additionally, it aids in the identification of strengths and shortcomings, allowing them to prepare accordingly.

How to get CISM Certified in Canada?

The following are the steps to get CISM Certificate in Canada

  • Register for CISM Exam through the ISACA website
  • Pass the CISM Exam within five years
  • Apply for CISM Certificate
  • Adhere to the Code of Professional Ethics
  • Follow the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) policy.
  • Fulfill the Work Experience requirements set by ISACA
  • Adhere to the annual CPE audit policy if selected
  • Pass the audit and obtain the CISM Certificate
What is CPE Audit for CISM Exam?

ISACA conducts a CPE audit for CISM Certificate holders to verify CPE credits obtained over a three-year period. ISACA chooses applications at random and notifies candidates through email. Candidates must submit CPE credit-related documentation. If they do not comply, their certificate will be canceled and they will have to retake the CISA Certification exam by following prescribed procedures.


CISM Certificate helps professionals to showcase their skills in Information Security Management and to reach milestones in their careers. However, CISM Certificate can be only obtained by passing the CISM exam. So, using the aforementioned tips, devise a study strategy to pass the CISM Exam and earn the CISM Certificate.

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