ISSMP - Information Systems Security Management Professional

The ISC2's CISSP-ISSMP certification is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence in the area of management, considering it on a larger enterprise-wide security model. uCertify’s guaranteed certification course for ISSMP exam is comprehensive and helps you earn your certification and gain knowledge. Here’s what to expect from your uCertify course:

• 100% Exam Coverage • Interactive E-Book • Pre-Assessment • 275 Practice Questions with Full Explanations • 104 Interactive Quizzes • Test History and Performance Review and Powerful Analytics • Study Planner • Continuously Updated



Prepare for the following certification

The Information Systems Security Management Professional exam is a standalone certification from ISC2 with the exam code ISSMP.

The certification is targeted at security and information officers who are responsible for constructing the framework of the information security department and define the means of supporting the group internally. The exam covers deeper managerial elements such as project management, risk management, setting up and delivering a security awareness program, and managing a Business Continuity Planning program. A CISSP-ISSMP establishes, presents, and governs information security policies and procedures that are supportive to overall business goals, rather than a drain on resources.

Skills Measured

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

ISSMP Course Duration

This is a self-paced, independent study program, so there are no minimum or maximum restrictions placed by uCertify. The amount of time you will take depends on your existing knowledge of the area and related experience, as well as your availability. We recommend at least 2-3 weeks if you have a reasonable knowledge of managerial skills and 2 years of work experience.

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ISSMP Course/Exam Objectives

  • Lesson 1: Security Management Practices
    • Understand Security s Role in the Organization culture, vision and mission
    • Understand an Organization s Governance Model
    • Define and Manage Strategies to Protect the Conf... Integrity and Availability of Data and Systems.
    • Manage Data Classification
    • Manage and Understand the Roles of Security Policy Framework and Lifecycles
    • Manage Security Requirements in Contracts and Agreements
    • Develop and Maintain a Risk Management Program
    • Facilitate Personnel Security
    • Understand the Benefits of Change Control Process
    • Understand the Benefits of Configuration Management
    • Oversee Security Awareness and Training Program
    • Promote Security programs to Key Stakeholders
    • Assess, Measure and Report the Security status of Organizational resources
    • Prepare, Obtain and Administer Security Budgets?
  • Lesson 2: Systems Development Security
    • Manage the Integration of Security into All Phases of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
    • Recommended Security Controls for Integration in...ices, Applications and employee-owned equipments
    • Define and Oversee Comprehensive Vulnerability M... the Design, Implementation and Operation phases
    • Oversee System Security Testing
  • Lesson 3: Security Compliance management
    • Validate Operational security compliance with policies and procedures
    • Manage Incidents and Investigation in Compliance with Security Policy
    • Coordinate with Auditors and assist with Internal and External Audit process
    • Manage and Document Exceptions to the Compliance Framework
  • Lesson 4: Understand Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning
    • Participate in Developing and planning the BCP and DRP projects
    • Conduct Business Impact Analysis and understand the Recovery Time and Recovery Point Objectives
    • Understand Recovery strategies
    • Participate in the Design and Development of Continuity and Recovery plans
    • Implementation and Promote the BCP and DRP plan
    • Understand the Challenges of Business Continuity Process
    • Understand the Challenges of Disaster Recovery Process
  • Lesson 5: Law, Investigation, Forensics and Ethics
    • Understand the Impact and Limitation of Laws that relates to Information Systems Security
    • Understand Elements of Investigation and Forensic practices
    • Understand Management Issues as they Relate to the ISC2 code of ethics

Career Prospects

An ISC2 Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief information security officer
  • Chief technology officer
  • Senior Security Executive



What certificate do I earn on passing the ISSMP exam?
If you pass ISC2's ISSMP exam you will get credit towards the following certification:

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Where do I take the exam?
The ISC2 exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
The exam consists of linear and multiple choice questions.
What is the Pre-requisites of the exam?
While there are no official prerequisites to take the ISSMP certification, both ISC2 and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate have two years of professional experience in the area of management.
How many questions are asked on the exam?
The exam contains 125 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
180 minutes
What is the passing score?

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the validity of the certification?
ISC2's ISSMP expires three years from date of issue, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the ISSMP exam, click here.

At a Glance

ISSMP Course Includes Free Buy
Lessons 1 5
Pre-Assessment Yes Yes
Practice Tests 0 2
Total Questions 30 275
Interactive Quizzes 15 104
Final Test No Yes

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