Tuesday, June 19, 2012

ISACA’s CISM and CRISC one of the highest-paying IT certs

ISACA’s CISM and CRISC certifications are among the highest paying IT certs, according to the latest Foote Partners’ IT Skills and Certifications Pay IndexTM (ITSCPI).

“ISACA’s rigorous certification programs are designed to help IT professionals demonstrate to their employers their abilities to help the enterprise improve trust in, and value from, information systems,” said Allan Boardman, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CA (SA), ACA, CISSP, chair of ISACA’s Credentialing Board and risk manager at a global investment bank. “As the Foote Partners’ report indicates, professionals who hold the CISM or CRISC certifications are earning especially high premiums for their efforts and are strongly valued for their contributions to the overall enterprise.”

Certified Information Security Manager was launched 10 years ago by ISACA. Nearly 20,000 professionals have trained in CISM. CISM credential is for professionals who manage, design and oversee an enterprise’s Information Security (IS), and proves that you have the experience and knowledge to provide effective security management and consulting services.

The ITSCPI was launched in 1999 and surveys market values for individual IT skills and certifications.