2013 Spring Exam Review Course
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Examination
May 11, 2013 – 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM PST
May 18, 2013 – 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM PST
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This review course is designed to assist candidates in preparing for the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) examination. The exam is given on June 8, 2013. This examination requires intensive study of the subject areas included in the common body of knowledge of information security management. The candidate is expected to demonstrate his/her proficiency in all areas required for the certificate.
The two Saturday sessions (total 16 hours) are not intended to be basic teaching sessions. The candidates should have proper educational background in all of the subject areas. The sessions are designed to review the four domains that comprise information security management and to clarify the more difficult material.
The sessions will include lectures and discussions with time for questions raised by the participants.
NOTE: This review course is intended to assist participants in their preparation for the exam. However, there is no guarantee that completion of the course will ensure passage of the examination.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact:
David Alexander at [email protected]
International Examination Registration
Applications for the June 8, 2013 exam must be received in the international office by April 5, 2013. For an application to the exam call or write to:
CISM PROGRAM COORDINATOR
David Alexander, CISM
The review course is limited to the first 60 students who complete the enrollment form with a check made out to: ISACA and mail the completed registration and payment to:
On-line registration is available at the ISACALA.org website with Paypal payment.
Registrations for ISACA members and non-members have priority over student rate registrations. The postmark date will determine the order of acceptance. Paypal payments and personal checks received by the dates below will qualify for the stated rates. With prior arrangements, payments can be made at the first class session.
Calendar of Topics
Meet Our Instructors
Carol Gonzales, Dr. Gonzales has over 20 years IS project management, support and auditing experience in the public and private sector. She currently serves as Cal Poly Pomona’s Director for I&IT Technical Support and the campus Accessible Technology Coordinator for Section 508 Compliance. Her professional experience includes a broad range of experience including staff and management positions responsible for large-scale project implementations, IS risks and controls, technical support, and end-user.
Richard Chew, CISM, CISSP, CISA, CGEIT is an enterprise risk management consultant with over 40 years experience in IT, which includes bank regulation, shop management, software development, security, risk management and continuity of operations. Rich participated in ISACA International’s development of the initial CISM Review Manual and test questions. He is also active with ISSA, ISACA, HTCIA and InfraGard.
Andrea Hoy, CISSP, CISM is Vice President of ISSA International, founding Global CISO and Chief Privacy Officer for Fluor-Daniel, a ($12 Billion) Fortune 200 firm. She has served as Technical Advisor to RSA, Pointsec and Encentuate. She has created a national CISO Bootcamp, the national ISSA CISO Executive Forum and has authored papers for SANS. She has instructed for SANS, and ISC2 and was an early reviewer of initial CISM Exam questions for ISACA Int’l.
Cheryl Santor, CGEIT, CISSP, CISM, CISA is the Information Security Manager for Metropolitan Water District where she heads the Information Security Team. With over 23 years experience in network and systems security and IT Auditing. Cheryl is currently the immediate Past President of the LA Chapter of ISACA.
Instructors subject to change.