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Which is easy CISM or CISSP ?

To begin with the straightforward answer of your question: Neither CISSP nor CISM Certification is easy to get through. Both the certifications are meant to gain expertise in two different fields and depending upon your experience and interest in that particular domain, you may find the exam easy or difficult. Another reason that might help you to decided between CISSP and CISM Certification, is their syllabus.

CISSP Exam is based on eight domains:

  • Security and risk management
  • Asset security
  • Security engineering
  • Communication and network security
  • Identity and access management
  • Security assessment and testing
  • Security operations
  • Software development security

Whereas, CISM exam is based on the four domains:

  • Information security management
  • Information risk management and compliance
  • Information security program development and management
  • Information security incident management

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification are among the highly valued security certifications around the globe. CISSP and CISM, both are ANSI accredited under ISO/IEC 17024.

CISM certification is offered by ISACA and focuses on managerial qualities. Along with managerial skills it also teaches the international security practice. Thus, it validates your managerial, designing, overseeing skills and expertise. The CISSP certification is offered by (ISC)2 and it is a kind of a hands-on technical certification. It demonstrates your skills of possessing designing, engineering, implementation skills along with the expertise to run an information security program.

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Therefore, instead of looking for the easier exam, I would suggest you to find out which one suits your professional requirement. InfoSecTrain offers training classes on CISM and CISSP exams. It helps you in preparing well which further makes these exams easier for you. They have various training schedule to fit into your requirement. To book your place in the next online/bootcamp training schedule please visit the official website https://www.infosectrain.com/

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Sweta Choudhary
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Sweta Choudhary is a writer and editor for last 10 years. After completing her journalism from Delhi, she started her career with ‘The Pioneer’ Newspaper in 2003. She has also worked with other esteemed organisations like hindustantimes.com and Algerian Embassy. She has written various articles on wide range of topics like mainstream news, lifestyle, fashion, travel blogs, book reviews, Management courses, Information Technology, Workplace Organisation Methodologies (5S) and many more. Her work can be read on the websites of multiple organisation, magazines and Quora.
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