Information Security Management Expert course

15-day Information Security Expert course

This program become available in January 2017


With this certification course, you will be recognised as an Information Security professional with sufficient skills to implement, anchor and manage the information security process in your organisation. You will be able to act as a linchpin between the business and operations departments to drive security throughout the business.


Target audience

This course is aimed at those who are currently engaged or will become involved in the the implementation, coordination and management of information security such as:

  • information security consultants 
  • security officers who act at the strategic level in the organisation
  • professionals who already possess a CISSP, CISM or C/CISO certification and wish to take the next step in their career


Required knowledge

A strong basic knowledge of security management is required. We recommend the Information Security Practitioner course or equivalent (CISSP, CISM, C/CISO) prior to this course program.


Exam, course material and certification

The SECO-Institute exam is conducted by the Security Academy and consists of multiple choice questions, open questions and case studies. Students also have to write a paper. The course will provide you with all the knowledge you need to pass the exam and write your paper. Upon successful completion of your exam, you will receive an "Information Security Management Expert" certificate from SECO-Institute and you will be able to register for your S-ISME title and digital badge. Both the course material and the exam are in English. The course includes:


  • SECO-Institute official course material
  • SECO-Institute Exam, one week after the last lesson
  • One year SECO-Institute title and digital badge registration (more information here)


This course is the third level of the Certified Information Security Officer certification track of the SECO-Institute's Cyber Security & Governance Certification Program. Successful completion of an Information Security Management Expert course will provide you with the necessary knowledge to continue with the Certified Information Security Officer title. More information on this certification program can be found on the SECO-institute website.



  • 15-day expert course including exam
  • Official SECO-Institute course material provided through the Security Academy's Student Portal where you will find the course slides and plenty of additional courseware
  • Study load:
    Contact hours: 105 hours (fifteen days, minus breaks)
    Self-study: 60 hours spread over the entire course
    Exam preparation: 21 hours
    Paper: 40 hours
  • Part of the SECO-Institute's Information Security certification track
  • You will receive a voucher, which entitles you or your colleague to a 10% discount on all subsequent courses

Course information


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