What is the CSPM®?
CSPM stands for Certified Security Project Manager, and this highly-respected credential can move your career forward and propel your business. CSPM® is the ONLY credential that addresses the unique demands of a Security Project Manager. More than a general project management certification, the CSPM demonstrates that holders of this credential can manage complex, technical security projects.
Upcoming CSPM Dates
CSPM Informational Session at ISC West, Thursday, April 6, 2017, Sands Convention Center Room 507, Las Vegas, Nevada (free to attend, no registration required)
CSPM Exam at PSA TEC, May 10, 2017, Westminster, Colorado, during PSA TEC
*CSPMs exams can be taken at approved testing centers in your location at your convenience. To sign up for an in-person CSPM exam listed on our calendar, please fill out an applicaiton and contact Ame Enright, Associate Director of Certification at 301-804-4741 or
The Value of CSPM
Value for Individuals: The CSPM credential is rapidly becoming a necessity for professionals managing security projects, and credentialholders have greater opportunities for career advancement than their non-certified peers.
CSPM for Individuals
To demonstrate their security project management knowledge and skills, advance their careers, and maximize their earning potential, security project managers and others benefit from CSPM certification.
Who It's for:
In addition to improved credibility with employers, colleagues, and other professionals, CSPMs enjoy enhanced confidence in practice and a sense of
personal accomplishment. Through participation in certification and recertification CSPM credential holders demonstrate their mastery of security industry concepts and their commitment to quality.
Value for Employers: What sets the CSPM certification apart from other project management certifications is its focus on security industry-specific knowledge. More than one-fourth of the CSPM exam is
CSPM for Employers
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dedicated exclusively to the security industry. When hiring a CSPM, you can be confident that you’re hiring a professional who will manage the particulars and complexities of security projects well.
In increasing numbers, employers of security project managers prefer and/or require the CSPM. They use the competency- and experience-based CSPM credential to inform hiring, deployment, and promotional decisions. Many specifiers now include CSPM requirements in their clients' RFPs.
To earn the CSPM credential you must complete the following steps.
Inquiries regarding CSPM certification, may be directed to:
Ame EnrightAssociate Director of Certification Security Industry Association 301-804-4741AEnright@securityindustry.org
Want to Take a Training Class on the CSPM Domains?
2017 SIA Security Project Management Training Seminar Location & Registration Information
SIA SPM Training Course Calendar
Cost: $995 for SIA Member Companies, $1,295 for Non-member Companies
Private classes for groups of 10 or more people (at one company) are available. Please contact Kimberly Roberts at 301-804-4741 for more information.