Megamind’s International Security Expert Practitioners present 5-day Intensive Technology Training Boot Camps throughout the U.S. to prepare computer security professionals for certification testing.


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January 11, 2013Silicon Valley, CA. — In an effort to address the need for certified computer security professionals, Megamind announced today two intensive computer security training boot camps to be offered at client sites globally, and publicly in various cities within the U.S. in 2013 (including: San Jose, CA; Washington, DC; Dallas, TX; and Chicago, IL). These intensive training boot camps will enable attendees to gain a solid foundation in computer security, and prepare them to take the associated certification examinations.

Megamind’s intensive trainings really deserve the label of “Boot Camp” as they provide an accelerated learning environment, where skills are put to use immediately.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM®) Intensive Certification Prep Boot Camp Training

CISM® defines the core competencies and international standards of performance that professional information security managers are expected to master. It provides executive management with the assurance that those who have earned their CISM® have the experience and knowledge to offer effective business-oriented security management and advice.

Megamind’s 5-day  Boot Camp for the CISM® is taught by international security expert Krag Brotby, principal author and editor of the official ISACA CISM® Review manual since 2005. This training provides an intense environment in which participants can acquire, thoroughly and properly, the skills and knowledge expected of a world-class information security manager. In the process the course provides outstanding preparation for the CISM® exam.

This 5-day intensive boot camp is structured to follow the CISM® review manual and examination flow. Whether preparing for the CISM® exam or providing training to ensure a standard and comprehensive proficiency baseline for information security, this intensive five-day boot camp provides the skills and knowledge of the core competencies required by the successful information security manager.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM®) is an advanced certification for experienced professionals in the field of information security, looking to advance their career into mid-level and senior-level management positions. A CISM® certificate exam validates an individual’s management skills and knowledge of large, enterprise-level information security handling. It has been accredited by the ANSI and requires at least 5 years of work experience in IT security.

The average salary for the CISM® is $117,500+ (depending upon location and company).

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) Intensive Certification Prep Boot Camp Training

CISSP® is fast becoming the mandatory certification for mid to senior-level security managers working in the field of Information Security. It specifically focuses on information and network security, and provides a solid foundation on IT security.

Megamind’s  Boot Camp for the CISSP® is an intensive 5-day management-level computer security boot camp training that teaches attendees how to plan, design, administer, and troubleshoot security systems to effectively protect their company’s data in the constantly changing, challenging world of computer networks and information systems.

Through ten CISSP® modules, including security theory and applications, attendees gain a deeper knowledge of information systems security, as well as being prepared for the CISSP® certification exam — one of the most respected vendor-neutral certifications in the IT security field.

Taught by one of Megamind’s Security Practitioners, Adrian Mikeliunas — is an internationally acclaimed security expert. Adrian is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA®), a Payment Card Industry Quality Security Assessor(PCI-QSA®), and a Certified Linux Professional and Instructor (CLP®).

The CISSP® examination is based on the (ISC)2 Common Body of Knowledge (or CBK). Candidates interested in taking the exam must possess a minimum of five years of direct full-time security work experience in two or more of the 10 information security domains (CBK), and agree to abide by their codes-of-ethics and policy for continuous education. In addition, they need to pass the exam with a scaled score of 700 points or greater out of 1000 possible points.

The average salary for a CISSP® is between $104,000 – $110,000+ (depending upon location and company).


Founded in 1997,  MEGAMIND  educates thousands of IT professionals worldwide about the advances of technology and its practical use, with a special focus on computer security.  For more information, visit All of Megamind’s public training courses are available onsite. For more information email:



Megamind does NOT offer the CISM® Exam with the CISM® Intensive Prep Boot Camp. It is offered by the Information System Security Certification Consortium, Inc.(ISACA). CISM® is a registered trademark of ISACA.

Megamind does NOT offer the CISSP® Exam with the CISSP® Intensive Prep Boot camp. The CISSP® exam is offered by Pearson Professional Testing Centers. CISSP® is a registered trademark of ISC 2.