SKILL BENCHMARK

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Awareness

  • 11m
  • 11 questions
The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Awareness benchmark measures whether a learner has had exposure to basic modern IT security practices and theories. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates understanding in the major areas of information security and can participate in discussions with peers.

Topics covered

  • apply security controls to protect credit card holder information
  • correlate cloud computing and IT security requirements as they pertain to U.S. government agencies
  • identify security control types and how they address potential threats
  • identify the relationship between IT security and business processes
  • identify the responsibility distribution of various cloud service models
  • outline how COBIT provides an IT management framework
  • recall the usefulness of international IT security management standards
  • recognize how EU citizen private data must be protected internationally
  • recognize how select Canadian acts of legislation are designed to ensure data privacy
  • recognize how sensitive medial data is protected in conjunction with U.S. health care requirements
  • recognize the relevance of IT security in today's business environment