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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$0 /year
Start Date:January 2021
Academic Unit:Strathmore Institute of Management and Technology
Campus:Madaraka Campus
Application Deadline:
Programme Overview

The program is developed specifically for experienced information security managers and those who have information security management responsibilities. With the CISM designation comes many professional and personal benefits including:
• Worldwide recognition for professional experience
• Enhanced knowledge and skills
• Career advancement.

A current profile of CISM professionals demonstrates the managerial influence and authority achieved by CISM professionals within their organisations. The CISM certification promotes international practices and provides executive management with assurance that those earning the designation have the required experience and knowledge to provide effective security management services.

The CISM job practice also defines a global job description for the information security manager and a method to measure existing staff or compare prospective new hires. Earning the CISM designation distinguishes individuals as qualified information security management professionals with experience and knowledge managing, designing and overseeing an enterprise’s information security. CISM provides the information security professional with an opportunity to build upon existing credentials and provides tangible evidence of career growth.

The CISM designation assures employers that their staff have met the current education and experience criteria necessary for successful on-the-job performance. Individuals earning the CISM certification become part of an elite peer network, attaining a one-of-a-kind credential.

Strong security management is crucial in any enterprise using IT to support its business needs. Today’s IT environment calls for systems that are secured not only from external, malicious attacks, but from unauthorised internal change as well. The Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM®) certification program supports these business needs.

CAREER
A current profile of CISMs demonstrates the managerial influence and authority achieved by CISMs within their organisations. The CISM certification promotes international practices and provides executive management with assurance that those earning the designation have the required experience and knowledge to provide effective security management services. The CISM job practice also defines a global job description for the information security manager and a method to measure existing staff or compare prospective new hires.

Earning the CISM designation distinguishes individuals as qualified information security management professionals with experience and knowledge managing, designing and overseeing an enterprise’s information security. CISM provides the information security professional with an opportunity to build upon existing credentials and provides tangible evidence of career growth. The CISM designation assures employers that their staff have met the current education and experience criteria necessary for successful on-the job performance. Individuals earning the CISM certification become part of an elite peer network, attaining a one-of-a-kind credential.

Curriculum

CISM exam questions are developed and maintained carefully to ensure that they accurately test an individual’s proficiency in information security management. For a description of task and knowledge statements for each area, please refer to www.isaca.org/cismjobpractic

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan Students: $9
Application Fees for International Students: $9

To register for the course in Strathmore University all interested applicants should bring the following:
• 2 passport size photographs,
• Original and photocopies of relevant academic and professional certificates
• Kshs 1000 entrance examination fee,
• A copy of National ID and a letter from employer.
Enrollment includes an oral interview.

Career Opportunities

Job Practice Areas
The areas and their definitions are as follows:
1. Information security governance (23 percent)—Establish and maintain a framework to provide assurance that information security strategies are aligned with the business objectives and consistent with applicable laws and regulations.
2. Information risk management (22 percent)—Identify and manage information security risks to achieve business objectives.
3. Information security program development (17 percent)—Create and maintain a program to implement the information security strategy.
4. Information security program management (24 percent)—Oversee and direct information security activities to execute the information security program.
5. Incident management and response (14 percent)—Plan, develop and manage a capability to detect, respond to and recover from information security incidents.

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students: $0
Tuition Fees for International Students: $0

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The fees can be changed at anytime as decided by the school authorities.

Relevant Contact

 
Patrick Kibui
Principal, Strathmore Institute of Management and Technology
 
General School Office
For General Enquiries
 
Admissions Office
For Admissions Enquiries