BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)

£1,800.00

This course is now available at £1,495 + vat per person. Discounts are available for multiple bookings from the same organisation.

Location: Online tutor led course

9th, 10th and 11th February 2020

 


OVERVIEW

As a result of the rising demand for smart devices both commercially and within businesses, there has been, and continues to be an increasing demand for information security professionals.
The BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles aims to introduce Information Security Principles for those who have no previous experience.
With the ever-evolving technologies and ways of working, securing data and information has never been more required.
This certification has now been refreshed in line with current information security practices and the existing technical landscape. The previous exam and syllabus are still available until 30 November 2020.

In addition to the 3 days of interactive or onsite training & exam, we also give you access to added-value products and services:

  • The BCS Information Security Management Principles book, sent a week prior to the course for pre reading
  • The BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles exam
  • A certificate of attendance
  • Lunch and refreshments every day (classroom courses only)
  • 12 month BCS associate membership
  • DPAS branded folder, DPAS course materials including sample papers and exercise book (sent to your home or work address prior to the course)
  • Trainer with over 20 years of experience in the industry
  • All course materials shared digitally via Microsoft

IT professionals can start with this broad-based foundation course and progress to more subject focused practitioner certifications. This product sits within our information security portfolio alongside Data Protection and Blockchain, enabling candidates to further progress their career through other areas.

Modules of the certificate include:

  • Web and mobile security
  • Risk management and governance
  • Human Factors
  • Secure software lifecycle
  • Operating systems and virtualisation
  • Adversarial behaviours
  • Network security
  • Security ops and incident management
  • Software security

The course takes 3 days to complete. The course will be held virtually or in a classroom.

There will be a closed book 2 hour exam included within the course. Candidates will be entitled to an additional 45 minutes if they are sitting the examination in a language that is not their native language. The exam format is 100 multiple choice questions and requires a pass mark of 65%.

Exams will either be online or paper based, depending on which option is chosen. The cost of the exam is included within the course.

All candidates will be required to have access to their own laptop throughout the course.

If attending a virtual course it will be delivered via Microsoft Teams.

 

This certificate offers a well-rounded approach to information security principles. It is not a technical exam and therefore works for those who are stepping into the cyber industry or for those who require the understanding to ensure they are safeguarding their company.
  • It is designed to give a full appreciation of security that will be embedded in the company culture therefore reducing costly mistakes and equally enabling new processes to be implemented with security embedded.
  • This certificate gives employees an overview of cyber security that through them, will enable the organisation to be prepared for the changes that are happening in the cyber security world now and in the future.
  • Employees will learn about risk management, security standards, legislation and business continuity to help protect your organisation from external threats, attacks and breaches.
  • Employees can make better decisions about how to protect your organisation’s data and be able to identify and manage ways to keep it secure.
  • Employees can develop their learning further with additional cyber specific certification or cross over into different areas of business, providing you with a flexible workforce.

 

End User:

  • Anyone in a role that deals with acquiring and storing data in addition to, security consultant, cyber security manager, cyber security engineer, cyber security project manager, cyber security technician, business continuity practitioner.
  • Those who want to work in information security as a starting position.
  • Those who need an overview of information security within their role that may not be specific to the industry.
  • Those who want to become an informed customer or as a steppingstone to start their career.
  • Those looking to bolster their certificate range and develop themselves in their career.

Employers:

  • Employers with a need embed information security in the company culture therefore reducing costly mistakes and equally enabling new processes to be implemented with security embedded.
  • Those looking to bridge the skills gap in the workplace.
  • Those wanting to develop their employee’s learning further with additional cyber specific certification or cross over into different areas of business, providing you with a flexible workforce.
  • Employers who want to be prepared for the changes that are happening in the cyber security world now and in the future.