GECB-Certified Information Systems Security Manager. Get Certified

Are you an experienced information systems security professional looking to advance your career? Do you have the knowledge and expertise to lead a team of security officers and manage complex security systems? If so, our Certified Information Systems Security Manager (CISSM) certification may be just what you need to take your career to the next level. The CISSM certification is designed for senior level security professionals who have extensive experience in managing and overseeing information security systems. By earning this certification, you'll demonstrate your ability to lead a team of security officers, develop and implement security strategies, and manage complex security systems to protect your organization from cyber threats.

Format:  Multiple choice | Language: English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Portuguese | Questions: 50 | Duration: 60 minutes | Passing Score: 70 % | Exam mode: online and proctored based | Renewal: After 3 years

Learning System
499.99 CISSM Self-Study Exam Prep
  • Personalized digital books (Newest edition)
  • Online study tools with quizzes, practice exam, learning activities and resource center (instructor support not included)
  • CISSM Exam Content Manual (ECM)
  • Study tips and exam techniques
  • Exam cost, not included
249.99 GECB CISSM Certification Exams
  • Your Exam is online and proctored based
  • Use a webcam and a reliable internet connection
  • Take your exam anywhere and anytime
  • Get results immediately
  • Receive your digital badge and share your achievement instantly
  • Use your premium certification right away
  • Access our certification registry anytime for online verification
  • Study materials, not included
649.99 CISSM Learning System + Exam + 2nd Chance
  • CISSM Learning System and exam voucher
  • 2nd Chance Exam (restrictions apply)
  • Digital books, online quizzes and test with immediate feedback
  • Online study tools with quizzes, practice exams, learning activities and resource center
  • CISSM Exam Content Manual (ECM)
  • No additional costs for up 3 years
  • A digital badge and premium certificate
  • Up to 3 years of certification validity (Renewable)


In today's world of constant cyber threats, it's more important than ever to have top-notch information systems security measures in place. Hackers are constantly looking for ways to breach security systems and steal sensitive information. That's why organizations need Certified Information Systems Security Managers, or CISSMs, to lead their information security teams and protect their assets. The Certified Information Systems Security Manager (CISSM) certification demonstrates a high level of expertise in developing and managing security programs, policies, and procedures to protect an organization's information assets.

Our CISSM program is based on the latest industry standards and best practices in IS security. You'll also learn about emerging threats and technologies, and gain the skills you need to effectively manage your organization's security posture.

Don't miss this opportunity to advance your career and become a leader in the information systems security field. Enroll in our CISSM certification program today, get certified and become the leader your organization needs to stay secure in today's digital landscape."

Why getting certified?

Getting CISSM certified, offers a number of benefits for senior level professionals looking to advance their careers in the field. Here are some reasons why getting certified is a smart choice:

  • Industry recognition: The Certified Information Systems Security Manager designation is recognized throughout the industry as a mark of excellence and a validation of your skills and expertise in IS security.
  • Improved job prospects: Employers often seek out experienced professionals with certifications, and earning your certification can give you a competitive edge in the job market.
  • Enhanced skills and knowledge: Our Certified IS security Manager program is designed to equip you with the tools and knowledge you need to excel in your role and take on leadership positions within your organization.
  • Networking opportunities: Through our certification program, you'll have the chance to connect with other IS security professionals and build relationships that can help you throughout your career.
  • Personal growth: Earning your certification demonstrates a commitment to your profession and a desire to continually improve your skills and knowledge. This can lead to increased confidence, job satisfaction, and personal fulfillment.

Overall, getting certified is a smart investment in your future and can help you achieve your career goals in the exciting and rapidly evolving field of IS security.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for our Certified IS Manager program, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Holding a bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited institution
  • Having a minimum of three (3) years of experience in IS security or related fields
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrating advanced knowledge and skills in IS security, such as through Completion of an approved CISSM training program or equivalent education
  • Passing score on the CISSM certification exam.

Pre requisite

  • Being a CISSO certified in good standing
  • Three (3) or more years of practical experience in IS security or related fields
  • Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GECB portal, but we highly recommend doing the E-Course as maximum number of questions are drawn from the E-Course in the actual exam.

Application and exam

  • Step 1: Determine your eligibility
  • Step 2: Choose your learning option
  • Step 3: Purchase your CISSM bundle
  • Step 4: Prepare for your exam through self-study or take a GECB-approved preparation course
  • Step 5: Schedule your exam. GECB exams take place 4 times a year, every end of term. Additional windows may be requested by GECB-recognized partners.
  • Step 6: Get certified in case of successful completion and receive your digital badge and certificate
  • Step 8: Shareable and globally accessible: Your digital badges and certificates can be accessed and verified anytime, anywhere, on any device with an internet connection. You can easily showcase your achievements to potential employers, customers or colleagues, enhancing your professional reputation and visibility on a global scale.


Each GECB certificate is valid for three (3) years. To renew your designation, you need to provide proof of a minimum continuing professional development (CPD) and renew your membership to the GECB community of certified professionals by paying the required fees (149 USD). Your certification is then extended for three more years and a new premium digital certificate is issued by the GECB Certification Committee. No need to write the exam again.

  • Module 1 Understanding Information Security Management
  • Module 2 Information Security Governance and Compliance
  • Module 3 Developing an Information Security Program
  • Module 4 Information Security Risk Management (ISO/IEC 27005)
  • Module 5 Information Security Management System (ISO/IEC 27001)
  • Module 6 Information Security Controls (ISO/IEC 27002)
  • Module 7 Security Incident Management
  • Module 8 Emerging Trends and Technologies in IS Security

2023 Exam Windows

  • March 25 or 31
  • June 24 or 30
  • September 22 or 30
  • December 22 or 30

Learning options for any study style


Ideal for self-starters and those with unpredictable schedules. The self-study option means you can learn on your own anytime, day or night — whatever best accommodates your schedule. The Learning System includes both digital books and access to an online, interactive platform. Contact us.


Ideal for individuals who prefer a structured study environment. Instructor-led classes are offered by approved GECB partners worldwide. These traditional classes combine the Learning System with the guidance of a GECB-recognized instructor and provide valuable peer discussion and networking. Contact us.


Ideal for those who want instructor support but can’t attend classes at a set time. Instructor-supported online classes are offered either through pre-recorded video courses or personalized assistance. You may be assigned one instructor for the duration of your program, but there is no required meeting time, so you can complete assignments on your own schedule. Contact us.

Corporate and group

Ideal for small and large groups for self-study or instructor-led classes. We’ll help you organize groups of self-study or instructor-led classes virtually. Whether participants are local to one site or geographically dispersed, structured learning and online group reporting will help track progress and optimize your training investment. Contact us.

Last modified: Thursday, 27 July 2023, 10:18 AM