Foundation Course in Information Security Management (FCISM)

FCISM — the most important and entry level certification for Compliance Professionals and students who wish to kick start their career in the Info Security Domain. The training programme is designed to deliver in-depth understanding of the concepts and terminologies used in Compliance service lifecycle, including the links between stages, the processes used, and their contribution to service management practices.


Course Description

The Foundation Course in Information Security Management is programme designed to lay a solid foundation for graduates and working professionals who would like to build their knowledge, expertise or career in Info Security domain.
The training programme simplifies the concepts, terminologies, process and the compliance lifecycle in any organisation.

This course is suitable for;

  • Students or professionals from any field interested in Information Security domain.
  • Internal and external audit staff.
  • Staff working in risk functions.
  • Regulatory representatives.
  • The Basic of Networking Technologies, Basics of Security Technology and Introduction to the Cloud. For more details go through our Course Preview

    You can study at home through our online video lectures and attend highly interactive Live projects and workshops. View details of upcoming workshop dates here. If you are based in a country where workshops are not available, you will study by online learning with enhanced online and tutor support. View details of upcoming online learning assignment submission & exam dates here.
    All course material is now delivered online making it more accessible and environmentally sound.

    Toward the end of the program, students will likely complete an information security project or capstone course to focus on the knowledge and skills you’ve learned throughout the course.

    Graduates with Foundation Certification from our academy are prepared to do a number of entry-level and middle-level jobs in information security. Many certificate holders go on to become information security analysts who plan and implement security measures to safeguard computer networks and systems at various organizations. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of information security analysts is expected to grow 18% by 2024 because of the increase in cyber threats

    In addition to having an optimistic job outlook, information security analysts also have favorable salaries. According to the 2014 BLS report, these professionals made an average annual salary of $92,600.

    Successfully clear your examination with min 80%.

    The purpose of this course and the associated exam and certificate is to lay a solid foundation for graduates or professionals who would like to build their knowledge and expertise or career in Info Security.

    Course Preview


    Key Features

    • Placement Assistance.
    • Internship with reputed organisation.
    • Involvement in live projects.
    • Certification.
    • Lifetime access to E-store.
    • Lifetime access to webinars.


    Course Advisor

    Narendra S Sahoo
    – Director (PCI QSA, CISA, CISSP, CRISC, ISO27001 LA)

    He is the Founder & Director of VISTA InfoSec. He is well-known in the industry for his acumen and insight into Information risk compliance and has worked on PCI projects for some of the largest companies in India and overseas including payment gateways and banks. He has 24 years progressive experience in the I.T. industry, Information Risk Consulting, Security audits, Designing and Implementing Security and Network Solutions and Programming.
    He has recently been awarded the “Crest of Honor” by the Indian Navy for his contributions and was inducted into the CSI – Hall of Fame for his significant contributions to the fraternity.


    Exam & Certification

    Register for the FCISM training programme and follow the simple steps mentioned below :
    Step 1 : Appear for FCISM exam after completing the training.
    Step 2 : Score 80% in 120 minutes [i.e. get 96 questions of 120 questions correct].

    None, we take you through the basics.

    At Academia Compliance we give you the flexibility of choosing the dates of the examination as per your schedule.

    Once you complete your examination, check your inbox after 48 hours and Abra ka dabra it will be there.

    Benchmark is high, aim for it 80%.

    Just attentively listen to our trainers, make notes and ask questions. This technique will help you pass with flying colors ;)

    The application form will be available at the end of FCISM programme.



    Graduates can work as information security analysts or in broader information technology occupations; although, some employers may prefer candidates with a bachelor's degree for security-related positions, stated the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Some potential careers may include:

  • Information security manager
  • Computer security specialist
  • Security administrator
  • Information assurance specialist

  • According to the BLS, job positions for information security analysts are expected to increase by 18% between 2014 and 2024, which is faster than average. As of May 2015, information security analysts made a median salary of $92,600 a year, reports the BLS.