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CISMP Distance Learning Training Course

CISMP Distance Learning Training Course

SKU: 5398
Format: Remote proctoring (Windows systems only)
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Gain a well-respected qualification in information security management at your own pace with the CISMP distance learning course.

Perfect for anyone looking to further their information security knowledge or career, this course provides an excellent base to guide professionals towards the more advanced CISSP® and CISM® examinations. The course consists of 59 modules, 12 exercises totalling 19 hours, plus more than 100 practice questions to test your knowledge before sitting the exam. By completeing the course and passing the exam, you will achieve the BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles.

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The CISMP distance learning course outline

The CISMP qualification offers foundation training on information security management. The distance learning course is accredited by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS), and is delivered using a combination of consultant-delivered video and self-guided learning and activities. The course has been developed by experts in information security management and remote learning to provide a well-rounded and context-appropriate delivery of the syllabus.

The exam is remotely proctored and included in the course fee, so it can be taken whenever you are ready (within one year of purchasing the course).

View our short course demo video for more information.

The benefits of the CISMP distance learning course

  • A combination of learning styles keeps remote learning engaging and improves information retention.
  • Gain a complete introduction to information security management principles according to the BCS syllabus.
  • Comply with government requirements – CISMP is acknowledged across the UK and is approved by the UK government in the CCP scheme.

The CISMP distance learning course pass rate

This is a new course, but candidates attending our classroom course achieve a pass rate of 96%.

Who should attend this course?

IT professionals who wish to develop a career in information security management. Existing IT managers who want to enhance their information security knowledge to ensure that information security management and controls are adequately implemented.

Job titles:

  • GRC consultant
  • IT/information security manager
  • IT/information security analyst
  • Director
  • IT manager
  • Project manager
  • Consultant
  • Infrastructure engineer

Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re an acknowledged leader in ISO 27001, information security, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and business continuity management training.
  • Trained by industry experts – our trainers are working consultants with years of practical, hands-on experience.
  • Choose the method that suits you – we offer classroom, Live Online, distance learning, e-learning and in-house training options.
  • Access your training anywhere.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.
Course details

What does the CISMP distance learning course cover?

You will gain a solid understanding of risk management, technical controls, legal frameworks, physical security, international standards and business continuity, including:

  • Information security management concepts, such as: confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA); vulnerabilities and threats; risks; and countermeasures;
  • The national legislation and regulations relevant to information security management;
  • The national and international standards (such as ISO 27001), frameworks and organisations that facilitate information security management;
  • The current business and common technical environments in which information security management has to operate; and
  • The categorisation, operation and effectiveness of controls of different types and characteristics.

You can download a copy of the BCS CISMP syllabus here >>

Course agenda

  • Needs and risk – including concepts, definitions and risk management.
  • Corporate governance – including organisation and responsibility, policies standard and processes, forensics and cryptography.
  • IT and technical – including malware, IT infrastructure and testing audit and review.
  • Regulatory – including standards, system development and support, BCM and legal.
  • People and training.

What’s included in this course?

  • Access to the course materials online through a learning management system.
  • BCS Information Security Management Principles, second edition textbook.
  • The BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles exam.
  • Access to a monthly security bulletin on the Learning Management System (LMS), put together by our in-house information security experts to keep you up to date with the latest threats. To see an example, click here.

What equipment should I bring?

After placing your order online, you will receive an email within 48 business hours with an online link and login details for the learning management system.

Your complete training programme

This course is part of our training programme. You can download your training pathway below to find your next recommended courses

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CPD/CPE points

This course is equivalent to 19 CPD/CPE points. These points are delivered through video learning and activities, with any self-study points being additional.

If you work in the public sector, or supply services to the public sector, then the CISMP qualification is particularly important. It is part of the Certified Professional (CCP) scheme, licensed by the NCSC (the National Cyber Security Centre, which is a part of GCHQ, the Government Communications Headquarters). The CCP scheme was developed to provide independent assessment and verification for information assurance professionals working in the public sector. It also provides a clearly defined career development path.

In addition, all successful BCS candidates are eligible for a year’s free associate membership, enabling them to get more from their professional certification and to support their career development.

Exams and qualifications

CISMP exams

IT Governance is a BCS Accredited Training Partner and is authorised to manage the exam for the BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles.

This is a two-hour multiple-choice online exam, consisting of 100 questions. The exam is taken via QuestionMark. Candidates need to achieve a minimum of 65 out of 100 to pass, and 80 out of 100 to gain a distinction.

For more information about logging in for your exam, click here.

The exam is remotely proctored. There is information about taking the exam within the course materials, but you can read more about remotely proctored exams from BCS here >>

What qualifications will I receive?

BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles.

This qualification is recognised across the UK as an essential first step on the ladder to a successful information security career, and is approved by the UK government and the MOD as part of the CCP scheme.

How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

Provisional exam results will be available immediately on completion of the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.

Certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.

Results notifications and certificates are sent directly to candidates by the relevant exam board in electronic format; please note that hard-copy exam certificates are not issued.

Can exams be retaken?

Yes, if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt you can retake the exam for an additional fee. You can email us to schedule the retest for the exam.


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

Although there are no formal entry requirements, we assume that all participants have some IT knowledge.

Is there any recommended-reading?

As well as reading the BCS Information Security Management Principles, provided free with this course; we recommend you read one of the following:

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