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Review Course for CISM Spring 2018 Exam (Multi-Day Event)
April 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDTGWDC Members: $625, Other ISACA Members: $625, Non-Members: $775
The GWDC is sponsoring an intensive 3-day review course for the Spring 2018 Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM) Exam. The CISM® review course will provide practical advice on preparing for the CISM exam and specific instruction regarding the job practice areas addressed by CISM as defined by ISACA® International.
The dates of the review course are: April 14, 21, 28
Duration: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration Fees: GWDC Members: $625, Other ISACA Members: $625, Non-Members: $775
Each student will receive a Starbucks card and Cosi card each day for breakfast and lunch.
Check-in begins at 8:30 AM on the first day
George Mason University, Arlington VA Campus
Founders Hall 210
3351 Fairfax Drive Arlington, VA 22201
Note: Please do not contact the venue directly regarding this event.
Contact one of the GWDC Contacts listed on this page.
Parking and Metro
Use of Metro is encouraged for all GWDC events! The GMU Arlington Campus is 2 blocks from the Virginia Square/GMU Metro station (Orange Line).
Campus Parking. Campus parking is limited. Some visitor parking is available in the Founders Hall parking garage. Best entry point is off of Kirkwood Rd, between Washington Blvd and Fairfax Dr. Venue Parking Information
Other Parking. For nearby alternatives visit the Arlington County Parking Website. Local Parking Information
This event is intended for anyone sitting for the Spring CISM Exam window.
Who Should Attend
After completing this course, you will be able to apply the strategies provided and instruction on the Certification's Job Practice Areas to better prepare for the exam.
Module 1 - Information Security Governance
Module 2 - Information Risk Management and Compliance
Module 3 - Information Security Program Development and Management
Module 4- Information Security Incident Management
Module 5 - Exam Preparation Strategies
MEET THE PRESENTERS
Executive Director, FITSI
CISSP, ISSEP, CISM, CISM, SCNA, SCNP, CAP, IAM, IEM, SSCP, CEH, ECSA, CHFI, LPT, TICSA, CIWSA, Security+, and MCSE: Security and FITSP-M
Jim possesses over 17 years direct experience in the design, operation, management, and auditing of information technology systems, with the past 13 years focused on information systems security. He has an extensive background in technical education and specializes in security certification courses targeted at federal and government contracting clients.
Additionally, Jim is the executive director of the Federal IT Security Institute (FITSI). FITSI is a 501c6, non-profit organization that provides a role-based IT security certification program targeted at the federal workforce.
Jim is also the executive director of the FITSI Foundation. The FITSI Foundation is a 501c3 public charity that is running the Wounded Warrior Cyber Combat Academy (W2CCA).
In 2011, the Federal Information Systems Security Educators® Association (FISSEA) named him "Educator of the Year" for the impact he is making in the federal workforce.Jim holds the following IA/IT security certifications: CISSP, ISSEP, CISM, CISM, SCNA, SCNP, CAP, IAM, IEM, SSCP, CEH, ECSA, CHFI, LPT, TICSA, CIWSA, Security+, and MCSE: Security and FITSP-M.
Materials Provided During the Course
Participants receive a Study Guide to help them prepare for the CISM exam. The Study Guide contains a presentation, a case study, and 20 quiz questions for each domain in the official CISM Review Manual. The Study Guide contains additional material such as suggested study approach, exam taking tips, list of "must know" vocabulary terms, and other suggested readings to aid participants in their exam preparation.
The instructor highly recommends that students purchase the CISM Review Manual and the CISM Review Questions, Answers, and Explanations Database - 12 Month. Below are the study materials available for purchase from the ISACA Bookstore:
- CISM Review Manual
- CISM Review Questions, Answers & Explanations Manual
- CISM Review Questions, Answers & Explanation Database - 12 month subscription
It is highly recommended to order these at the earliest opportunity to avoid any possible delays in their availability for the start of the program.
All Students: The instructors request all students bring the CISM Review Manual to each class.
ISACA Members from Other Chapters: You will need to bring your ISACA Membership Card to the event to verify your ISACA Membership.
Earn up to X Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits in the area of Specialized Knowledge. The ISACA® GWDC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: http://www.learningmarket.org.
CPE Distribution and Evaluation Survey
CPE's will be distributed via e-mail along with the event evaluation survey after the completion of the event. Attendees must be present the full day to receive full CPE credit.
- Prerequisites and Advance Preparation: Students should have already started studying for the exam and should have purchased at least the CISM Review Manual prior to attending the first session.
- Program Knowledge Level: Intermediate
- Delivery Method: Classroom - Instructor led
Jason joined ISACA in 2006 and presently serves as GWDC President. He’s served on the Chapter Board of Directors since 2014. Jason is very involved with ISACA International and some of his volunteering consists of serving on the Chapter Services Working Group, Leadership Development Advisory Council, and contributing significantly to CISA and CISM exam preparation content. Jason is an Associate Partner within IBM’s Cybersecurity and Biometrics Practice. He holds the CISSP-ISSAP, CISA, CISM, and PMP.