Certified Information Security Manager Credential

Certified Information Security Manager Credential

Credits Available

  • Computer Security (8 credits, upper division level)

Dates Valid

January 2014 through December 2019

Issuing Agency

Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)

Applying for the Credit 

Submit a Credential Credit Application to apply for the credit.

  • Charter Oak students: Log into the Acorn Student Portal and look in Student Self-Service / Student Forms.
  • Non-Charter Oak students: Contact the PLA Office to request a Credential Credit Application.

Course Description

Computer Security (aka Information Systems Security, Information Technology Security, Computer Networking and Security) (8 credits, upper division level)
This course introduces students to the fundamental principles and topics of information technology security and risk management at the organizational level. Students learn critical security principles that enable them to plan, develop, and perform security tasks. The course addresses hardware, software, processes, communications, applications and policies and procedures with respect to organizational IT security and risk management.

Competencies Summary

  • Information Security Governance (1 credit, upper division level)
  • Information Risk Management & Compliance (1 credit, upper division level)
  • Information Security (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Information Security Management (1 credit, upper division level)
  • Operations Security (0.5 credit, upper division level)
  • Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning (0.5 credit, upper division level)
  • Law, Investigations & Ethics (0.5 credit, upper division level) or Information Systems Governance (0.5 credit, upper division level)
  • Physical Security (0.5 credit, upper division level)