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BCS CISMP certification or ISACA CISM Certification.

Discussion in 'Training & Development' started by Biggjoe81, Oct 8, 2013.

  1. Biggjoe81

    Biggjoe81 Bit Poster

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    Hi Guys,

    Its been awhile, greetings to you all.

    Does anyone knows the difference between the BCS's CISMP & ISACA CISM certification exams.

    More so which of these two carries more weight? Can anyone with much knowledge on certification come to my aide please?

    Thanks.
     
  2. wagnerk
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    To my knowledge the Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP) is a foundation level exam and the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) is a higher level one.
     
    Certifications: CITP, PGCert, BSc, HNC, LCGI, PTLLS, MCT, MCITP, MCTS, MCSE, MCSA:M, MCSA, MCDST, MCP, MTA, MCAS, MOS (Master), A+, N+, S+, ACA, VCA, etc... & 2nd Degree Black Belt
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  3. Rob1234

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    CISM is a lot more advanced and well regarded.
     
    Certifications: A few.
  4. Biggjoe81

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    Thank you, Wagnerk and Rob1234 for yobb ur responses. It is clearer to me now. I got to register for the October CISM exams before it is too late.
     
  5. Rob1234

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    If you have not already make sure you check here first How to Become CISM Certified they have work experience requirements and a few other things worth knowing.
     
    Certifications: A few.

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