Q. What is the ISSMP exam?
A. The main emphasis of ISSMP exam is to recognize professional information security managers who have obtained expertise and experience appropriate to manage an enterprise information security program. The ISSMP exam establishes, presents, and governs information security policies and procedures that are supportive to overall business goals, rather than a drain on resources. Typically the CISSP-ISSMP certification holder or candidate will be responsible for constructing the framework of the information security department and define the means of supporting the group internally.

Q. What are the prerequisites for the ISSMP exam?
A. Candidates must meet the following requirements prior to taking the ISSMP examination:

  • Submit the examination fee for Early registration- $399 and for Standard registration- $499.
  • Have a minimum of two years of direct full-time professional experience in the area of management as mentioned in the ISC2 ISSMP CBK.
  • Attest to the truth of his or her assertions regarding professional experience, and legally commit to abide by the ISC2 Code of Ethics.

Q. What certificate does it provide?
A. This exam provides the CISSP-ISSMP certification.

Q. How many questions are asked in the test?
A. The ISSMP exam consists of 125 multiple choice questions, each having four choices. 25 of the questions are used for research, but these questions are not identified. These research questions are not part of the total score.
Q. What is the duration of the test?
A. Candidates are required to attempt all questions in 180 minutes.

Q. Which type of the test is it? (Adaptive/Linear)
A. Linear

Q. What is the passing score?
A. The candidate must score at least 700 on a scale of 1000.

Q. What is the test retake policy?
A. If you do not pass the ISSMP test for the first time, you may retake it at any time. There is no restriction on the number of times candidate can appear for exam. There is no waiting period between attempts.

Q. Is the ISSMP exam right for me?
A. This ISSMP exam prepares you for various job roles, which include: Systems Engineer, Systems Administrator, Network Administrator, Information Systems Administrator, Technical Support Engineers, Systems Analysts, Network Analysts and Technical Consultants.

The test is appropriate for you if you are working or want to work in a typically complex computing environment of medium-to-large organizations. There are no specific prerequisites for this test, although it is recommended that you should have at least one year of experience in implementing and administering any desktop operating system in a network environment.

Q. What to expect in the ISSMP exam?
A. This test consists of Multiple Choice, Hot Area, Drag and Drop, Fill in the blank questions.

Q. What are the skills being measured for the ISSMP exam?
A. The skills measured by the ISSMP exam are as follows:

  • Understanding Security Management Practices
  • Understanding Systems Development Security
  • Defining Security Compliance Management
  • Understanding Business Continuity Planning (BCP) & Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
  • Understanding Law, Investigation, Forensics and Ethics

Q. How to prepare for the ISSMP exam?
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Q. Where to take the test?
A. The testing centers are provided by the testing partners as you register for the exam. For ISSMP, the testing partners are Pearson VUE and Prometric.

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