2015 Fall Exam Review Course
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Examination
Four Saturdays (24 CPEs)
October 31, 2015 – 8:30 AM – 4 PM PT
November 7, 2015 – 8:30 AM – 4 PM PT
November 14, 2015 – 8:30 AM – 4 PM PT
November 21, 2015 – 8:30 AM – 4 PM PT
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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 December 12, 2015. 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 four Saturday sessions (total 24 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:
Stephen Kwok at [email protected]
International Examination Registration
Applications for the December 12, 2015 exam must be received in the international office by October 23, 2015. For an application to the exam call or write to:
CISM PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Stephen Kwok, CISM, CISSP
The review course is limited to the first 20 students who register online and for whom payment is received. One can pay with credit card when registering online or indicate that a check will be mailed. Checks should be made out to “ISACA LA” and mailed to:
CISM Review Course Registration
PO Box 1110
Temple City, CA 91780
On-line registration is available by clicking on the Register button on this webpage.
Registrations for ISACA members and non-members have priority over student rate registrations. The postmark date for check payments will determine the order of acceptance. Credit card 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
October 31 – 8:30 AM
November 7 – 8:30 AM
November 14 – 8:30 AM
November 21 – 8:30 PM
Meet Our Instructors
Domain 1 – Cheryl Santor, CGEIT, CISM, CISSP, CISA – Information Security Manager for Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. With over 25 years of Information Technology experience with the first part of her career spent in the financial field. Cheryl has experience with every aspect of Information Technology. Associating with Metropolitan ten years ago has exposed her to SCADA and Process Control Systems bringing a new aspect to her Information Technology skills. Cheryl is a Past President of ISACA (Information Systems and Audit Control Association) Los Angeles. She is also a member of ISSA (Information Systems Security Association, Board Member of the Los Angeles Regional Alliance of Infragard, sponsored by DHS and FBI and other highly respected organizations.
Domain 2-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.
Domain 3 – Andrea Hoy, CISSP, CISM, is 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, ISC2, and was an early reviewer of initial CISM Exam questions for ISACA Int’l. She has sat on the Board of Advisors for the Association of Women in Technology (AWT).
Domain 4 – Ren Powers, CISSP, is the VP and Manager of the BC/DR program for City National Bank, with 20+ years experience in IT as an analyst, project manager, and manger. While at Transamerica Life Companies, she managed the Information Security Program for 14 years including Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity.
Instructors subject to change.
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Recommended Study Materials
The 2015 CISM Review Technical Information Manual will not be provided at the review class and must be purchased directly from www.isaca.org Bookstore. Purchase is not mandatory but highly recommended. Class preparation will benefit from reading the domain (chapter) material prior to the class session. Instructors will NOT provide hardcopy of handouts so bring your mini-pad or laptop. A softcopy of material will be provided before the class and during each session if download is not possible.