NJ ISACA's Winter 2020 CISM Review Course


The ISACA New Jersey Chapter is sponsoring a 2-day intense CISM® Review Course to provide an opportunity for individuals preparing for the upcoming 2020 CISM exam.  The 2-day review course focuses on the key points covered in the exam and includes class practice questions and discussions.

Topics to be covered:

  • Domain 1—Information Security Governance (24%)
  • Domain 2—Information Risk Management (30%)
  • Domain 3—Information Security Program Development and Management (27%)
  • Domain 4—Information Security Incident Management (19%)

The instructor, Jay Ranade has both expert knowledge of the application topic and proven instructional abilities.

Course Materials:

  1. Class handouts with 590 slides (PDF) 
  2. Access to instructor by email until 2 days before the exam day.
  3. 56 pages of written Q/A from previous 11 years
  4. 11 types of questions and DOs and DONTs
  5. Tips and hints
  6. Glossary of terms
  7. List of Acronyms
  8. 530 CISM Axioms from the instructor via a protected website
  9. Free access to a 2 hour recorded Cryptography webinar 

Instructor, Jay Ranade, will answer any written questions received up until 9:00 AM on 2 days before the exam day. Please note that although questions may be submitted by individuals, the answers will be emailed to all attendees registered for the webinar.  The identity of the question sender will not be disclosed.  Jay reserves the right to paraphrase the questions to enhance understanding.


This course is intended for experienced IT security professionals/managers.  

Course Textbooks:

Attendees are responsible for obtaining and bringing the latest edition of the following study materials to each class.

  • CISM Review Questions, Answers & Explanations (latest edition) or

  • CISM Review Questions, Answers & Explanations Database - 12 Month Subscription (latest edition)

The above materials will be referenced and reviewed throughout the course.  The study materials are available via the ISACA's Bookstore.


The CISM EXAM Review Class is offered in Live Global Webinar ONLY format.  The Live Global broadcast webinar is available via the internet anywhere in the world.


Webinar sessions are not being recorded - they are live broadcasts.  


Exception will be made for those who cannot attend due to religious holidays.


Webinar access instructions will be provided 3 days prior to the first day of class. Webinar attendees can test connectivity to the gotowebinar website by following the instructions at: http://bit.ly/1JvcdSy.


Payment is required when registering.

Registering for this class does not automatically register you for the CISM exam.  Please register for the exam by logging onto ISACA international website, www.isaca.org/Certification/CISM.


2 Saturdays on February 15 and 22 of 2020 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

All times are Eastern Standard Time. 

RSVP: February 12, 2020

  • Capacity

  • 30 (20 remaining)

CPEs: 14* (Type: Auditing, Risk Management, Governance, Security)

* Continuing Professional Education Credits are estimated and based on the Continuing Professional Education requirements of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).  Actual CPEs (1 CPE credit for 50 minutes) are calculated based on actual Speaker Presentation times and attendance.

CPE credits will NOT be awarded for online Cryptography recording.  CPEs for CPAs may not applicable to webinar attendees.

Please note that ISACA now requires a more stringent monitoring of meeting attendance. Attendees who arrive late, leave early or are absent from the seminar room for extended periods, will have their CPE certificate adjusted accordingly.

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