Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

All levels
28 lessons
0 quizzes
4 students

The main objectives of the training are:

  1. Learn expertise to establish, manage, and oversee an organization’s information security program
  2. Gain understanding of information security governance, risk management, program development and management, and incident management

Upon successful completion of this training, you will receive:

  • CITCOT Certificate: Signed by Trainer Seyoum Damtew (MSc), this certificate validates your acquired knowledge.
  • Exam Support: Gain the confidence and support you need to take and pass the ‘CISM‘ certification exam.
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Seyoum Damtew (CBE Director)

Seyoum Damtew is an experienced professional with a strong background in computer engineering and information security. He holds an MSC in Computer Engineering from Addis Ababa University and a BSC in Electrical Engineering. Seyoum has accumulated 14 years of work experience at Ethiotelecom, one of Ethiopia's leading telecommunications companies.

During his tenure at Ethiotelecom, Seyoum held various positions, starting from a junior engineer and progressing to a senior engineer. He played a key role as the lead in the Ethiotelecom Transformation Engineering Program (TEP1 and TEPII) within the IP core engineering wing. Additionally, he served as the Security Operations Center (SOC) Manager, overseeing security operations within the company.

Currently, Seyoum is employed at the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) as the Director of Information System Security. In this role, he is responsible for ensuring the security of the bank's information systems and safeguarding the organization against potential threats.

Seyoum's expertise extends beyond his professional roles. He has been involved in practical system integration projects, including Compass area security and network configuration for institutions such as Addis Ababa University (6kilo, 4 kilo, and sefereselam campuses) and the Ethiopia Revenue and Customs Authority (ERCA).

Furthermore, Seyoum has a passion for sharing his knowledge and has provided professional training in various domains. He has conducted courses in Information Security Management (ISM) at BITS College and has taught CCNA and CCNP courses at institutions such as Ethiotelecom, Microlink, Neuronet Cisco Academy, and universities like Addis Ababa University, Adama University, and Dilla University.

His training expertise covers a wide range of topics, including information security management, networking (CCNA, CCNP, MPLS/IP, MPLS TE), certifications such as CISM and CISSP, crisis management and business continuity (ISO 22301), Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCIDSS), and more. Seyoum has delivered training programs to various sectors, including financial institutions, banks, Ethiotelecom, the National Bank of Ethiopia, and universities.

Overall, Seyoum Damtew's extensive experience in information security, system integration, and professional training showcases his expertise and commitment to the field.