New! CISM Exam Prep Training: 2017 CISM Exam Updates – 1 Day

Date:Feb 05, 2017

An Accelerated Prep Training for the official CISM® Exam
Live, Instructor-Led Online Training

Date:  March 18, 2017

TUITION:       $250
Recorded Webinar Access: $200
(includes course handout material).

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If you’re planning to take the CISM Exam in 2017, then you’ll definitely want to attend this informative
1-day CISM Exam Prep Training:
2017 Exam Update Overview

The CISM Exam has been updated for 2017.
This 1-day CISM Exam Prep Training reviews the updates &
provides an overview of the new areas you’ll need to know for the
CISM Exam in 2017.

2017 CISM Exam

The 2017 CISM job practice domains and task & knowledge statements have been restructured to reflect the latest responsibilities of information security management professionals, as follows (including exam specifications/ weighting):

  • Domain 1 Information Security Governance (24%)

  • Domain 2 – Information Risk Management (30%)

  • Domain 3 – Information Security Program Development & Mgmt (27%)

  • Domain 4 – Information Security Incident Management (19%)

*This 1-day training solely focuses on what’s new for the
CISM EXAM in 2017.
This 1-day training is a supplement to Megamind’s
5-day CISM Combo Training.

See below for further details regarding this 1-day training.

This class is taught by renowned security expert and the author of the official  CISM Review Manual, Krag Brotby CISM, CGEIT

Krag   is the ’go-to’ computer security expert for mastering the CISM exam. He has successfully trained thousands of CISM candidates over the past 14 years, preparing them for the very difficult official CISM Exam.

  • Author of the official ISACA CISM Review Manual since 2005.

  • Author of the CISM Glossary Document and the CRISC Glossary Document.

  • Served on the ISACA Security Practice Development Committee responsible for exam question development.

  • Edited the entire 1200 CISM sample question database, creating approximately 800 questions for the ISACA 2016 CISM QAE Book.

  • Taught CISM courses globally during the past decade including: the US Pentagon, US Marine Corp, Navy and the Army.

  • Frequent security expert practitioner/instructor at conferences globally and lectures on information security governance, metrics, information security management, GRC and CISM exam preparation throughout Oceana, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America.


This 1-day CISM Exam Prep Training focuses on the 2017 CISM Exam Updates.
It is a supplement to  Megamind’s  5-day CISM Combo Training Class.

5-day CISM Combo Training (Pre-recorded Webinar)  includes:
3-day CISM Boot Camp Foundation Training
2-day CISM Prep Exam Training
Pre-recorded from one of our previously held training classes, it is available for self-study prior to attending the Live, Online 2-day CISM Prep Exam Training, May 20-21, 2017.

The 5-day CISM Combo Training reviews the critical concepts required for the  CISM  exam,  while developing the necessary skills for a comprehensive  understanding  essential to  mastering   the  CISM  Exam,  including an in-depth review of the official CISM Review Manual.

*Megamind strongly recommends attending the 5-day CISM Combo Training for a comprehensive review of the CISM Exam topics, along with studying the CISM® Review Manual,  and concluding with final preparation recommendations from CISM Expert, Krag Brotby for the CISM Exam.


For maximum benefit, each student should purchase & study materials:

  • ISACA CISM® Review Manual (latest edition)

  • ISACA CISM Practice Questions Database

  • Krag’s Glossary Document for the CISM (provided by Megamind).

    Send an email to to receive a free copy of the CISM Glossary.

  • Attend the 5-day CISM Combo Training Prep by Megamind

  • Adhere to Krag Brotby’s study recommendations in preparation for the CISM Exam.

ISACA items may be purchased directly thru the ISACA bookstore (

1-day CISM Exam Prep Training:
2017 Exam Update Overview

This 1-day CISM Exam Prep (2017 Updates) solely focuses on the 2017 Updates for the  CISM Exam. There is insufficient time to study in depth the manual content during this 1-day class. For a more comprehensive review of the topics and the CISM® Review Manual, the Megamind 5-Day Intensive Boot Camp Training (CISM Combo Training) for the CISM course should be considered.

The ISACA Question and Answer (QAE) publication will be used as a sample examination and provides an explanation of the answers as an aid to understanding how to choose the best answers.


All attendees receive a copy of Krag Brotby’s CISM Glossary Document.
The CISM Glossary is an important study tool for must-know terms and definitions, and a handy reference after the CISM exam, too!
For a free copy:


* Access to the online training class recording.
* Krag’s actual classroom presentation slides.
* The ability to ask Krag questions even after attending the training.
* Megamind Training Institute Certificate of Completion:
   1-Day CISM Prep Exam: 2017 CISM Exam Update Overview


MEGAMIND’s Exam Prep Training for the CISM is recommended for IS Security professionals who have 3-5 years experience. This training is geared towards IS managers and those whom have information security management responsibilities. This training prepares attendees for the official CISM® Exam.

WHY CISM® (Certified Information Security Manager)?

Internationally respected, the CISM is recognized by organizations worldwide as the best approach to ensuring the necessary level of information security practitioner and management competence.

Conducted by the principal author and editor of the official ISACA CISM® Review Manual, computer security expert, Mr. Brotby ensures this intensive training is current and relevant to the ISACA certification standard.

CISM® defines the core competencies and international standards of performance that effective security managers are expected to master. It provides executive management with assurance that those that have earned the certification have the experience and knowledge to ensure effective business-focused security.

For a more detailed description regarding CISM® qualifications and
the ISACA CISM® exam, visit the website.

CISM® is a Registered Trade Mark of ISACA.
CISM® is an ISACA certification.




Krag Brotby  has trained thousands of CISM exam candidates over the past fourteen years.  He has more than twenty-five years of experience in enterprise computer security architecture, governance, risk and metrics and is certified as a CISM and CGEIT. Experience includes intensive involvement in current and emerging security architectures and is a principle in the SABSA Institute. He holds a foundation patent for digital rights management and has published a variety of technical and IT security related articles and books. Mr. Brotby has served as principal author and editor of the ISACA Certified Information Security Manager Review Manual since 2005, and the researcher and author of the widely circulated Information Security Governance, A Guide for Directors and Executive Management, 2nd ed., and the Information Security Governance : Guidance for Information Security Managers. He is the author of Information Security Management Metrics; Auerbach ’09 and Information Security Governance; a practical development and implementation approach; Wiley ‘09, and he is the co-author of PRAGMATIC Security Metrics; Auerbach ’13.

Mr. Brotby has served on the ISACA Security Practice Development Committee, was appointed to the Test Enhancement Committee responsible for exam question development, and participated on a committee that developed a systems approach to information security called the Business Model for Information Security (BMIS).

Mr. Brotby is the recipient of the 2009 ISACA John W. Lainhart IV Common Body of Knowledge Award for noteworthy contributions to the information security body of knowledge for the benefit of the global security community.

Mr. Brotby has taught CISM courses globally during the past decade, including: the US Pentagon, US Marine Corp, Navy and Army. He is a member of the California High Tech Task Force Steering Committee, and an advisory board for law enforcement. Mr. Brotby is a frequent workshop presenter and speaker at conferences globally and lectures on information security governance, metrics, information security management, CRISC and CISM exam preparation throughout Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America.


Past attendees of  Megamind’s Training for the CISM Exam 


Megamind does not provide the CISM® EXAM with this training, and it is NOT included in the Megamind course fees.
You must register directly with ISACA ( for the CISM® Exam.

As of 2017, the CISM Exam contains 150 questions and is offered via CBT.


In 2017, CBT for the CISM Exam will be offered during three testing windows of eight-week duration. The eight-week exam testing will be held as follows:

  • May 1 – June 30, 2017

  • August 1 – September 30, 2017

  • November 1 – December 31, 2017


Early registration is recommended.
To ensure admission, tuition must be paid in advance.




Attend this live, instructor-led online training from your own personal working environment — from your home or your office.


7:00AM – 2:30PM (Pacific Time).

There are four sessions: two morning sessions & two afternoon sessions.

Each session is about 90 minutes long with a 15 minute break per session, and a 30 minute lunch break.


Pacific Time Zone:              7:00AM – 2:30PM
Mountain Time Zone:       8:00AM – 3:30PM
Central Time Zone:            9:00AM – 4:30PM
Eastern Time Zone:         10:00AM – 5:30PM
International Time Zones Vary According to Country

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Cancellations will be accepted up to 10 working days before the scheduled course. After that time, no refunds will be given but substitutions may be sent at any time or tuition may be applied to a future training class.

Megamind reserves the right to cancel or postpone
any scheduled training class.

For Groups or Team Training:
This class is available for group training: private onsite or live, online class.
For scheduling and pricing, email:

CISM® is a Registered Trade Mark of ISACA.
CISM® is an ISACA certification.