Lebanese American University

Continuing Education Program

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM®)

In a joint effort between LAU, a leader in business education, and ISACA, a world-renowned global organization for information governance, control, security, and audit professionals, represented by ISACA Lebanon Chapter, the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA®) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM®) review courses are now being offered through the CEP.

The CISM designation targets individuals with information security management responsibilities. Although there are many IT security credentials, the CISM remains the only one designed to assess the skills and knowledge of information security managers.

Eligibility Requirements
There are no requirements to register for the CISM course or take the examination. However, in order to be eligible for the designation, the candidate must meet the following requirements:

Exam/Course Topical Outline (see www.isaca.org)

Program Duration: 10 weeks
Total Contact Hours: 44 hours

Course Descriptions

Information Security Governance

This chapter teaches the establishment and maintenance of information security governance framework and supporting processes to ensure that the information security strategy is aligned with organizational goals and objectives, information risk is managed appropriately and program resources are managed responsibly.

Information Risk Management and Compliance

This chapter helps students to manage information risk to an acceptable level to meet the business and compliance requirements of the organization.

Information Security Program Development and Management

This chapter teaches students how to establish and manage the information security program in alignment with the information security strategy.

Information Security Incident Management

This chapter focuses on planning, establishing and managing the capability to detect, investigate, respond to and recover from information security incidents to minimize business impact.


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