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CISMP - BCS Information Security Management Principles

Course Details

Name CISMP - BCS Information Security Management Principles
London - City
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£1799.00 +vat
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Kick-start your career in cyber security management. Understand the principles of information security and achieve an industry-recognised qualification in just one week. With a 96% pass rate since the course launched in 2013, our CISMP training will provide you with a base level of knowledge suitable for progression towards the CISSP® and CISM® examinations.

CISMP is an established and internationally recognised Foundation-level qualification that demonstrates a good knowledge of information security management.

Accredited by The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) and delivered by an experienced cyber security consultant, our five-day training course prepares you for the CISMP exam – held on the final day of the course – and enables you to put your new knowledge and skills to work instantly.

CISMP is acknowledged across the UK and is approved by the government in the Certified Professional (CCP) training scheme.

The benefits of the CISMP course

Delivered by professionals

This 5-day CISMP - Certificate in Information Security Management Principles Training Course is delivered by an experienced cyber security consultant.

A complete introduction to BCS

You’ll receive detailed instruction in all the areas of the BCS syllabus, preparing you for the CISMP exam.

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 in their organisation. Job titles:

  • GRC Consultant
  • IT/ Information Security Manager
  • IT/ Information Security analyst
  • Director
  • IT Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Consultant
  • Infrastructure engineer

Comply with government requirements

CISMP is acknowledged across the UK and is approved by the UK Government in the CCP scheme.

What’s included in this course?

  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file);
  • A professional training venue with lunch and refreshments;
  • The BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles exam; and
  • A certificate of attendance.



12-month BCS Associate membership (not available to previous members). Click here for terms and conditions.

Course duration and times

Day 1: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Day 2: 9:15 am – 4:30 pm

Day 3: 9:15 am – 4:30 pm

Day 4: 9:15 am – 4:30 pm

Day 5: 9:15 am – 3:00 pm

Learning Objectives

What does the CISMP course cover?

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

  • The concepts relating to information security management, including: confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA); vulnerabilities and threats; risks; and countermeasures;
  • The current national legislation and regulations that affect information security management;
  • The current national and international standards (such as ISO 27001), frameworks and organisations that facilitate the management of information security;
  • 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.


While there are no formal entry requirements, we assume that all delegates have some knowledge of information technology. We recommend that all delegates purchase and read Information Security Management Principles, the approved BCS reference book for this course and examination.

What equipment should I bring?

The exam is an online exam. You will need to bring a ‘pop-up enabled’ laptop/tablet to the venue. Full details on how to access the exam will be provided by email 1–2 days before sitting the exam.

Course Content

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 standard, system development and support, BCM and legal
  • People and training

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