Certified Identity Management Professional® (CIMP) Application for Certification
Thank you for your interest in the Certified Identity Management Professional (CIMP)® designation.
To be eligible for certification, candidates must be members of Identity Management Institute® (IMI), complete this application to enroll, pay the required fees, and pass the online examination. If you are not currently an IMI member, please also submit a membership application.
Requirements for Certification
To earn the CIMP designation, candidates must demonstrate at least 60 points including two years of technical work experience in any of the CIMP Critical Risk Domains (CRD) listed below. Each year of college education or work experience, and any other related certification equals 10 points. Please note that education, experience, and certification presented to demonstrate qualification must be related to the IT field.
Critical Risk Domains (CRD)
The following are Critical Risk Domains (CRD) for the CIMP certification program:
- Threat Management
- Project Management
- Product Selection and Implementation
- Software Security
- Cloud Security
- IAM Architecture, Protocols and Standards
- IoT and API Security
- Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
- Compliance Assurance
- Digital Identity Guidelines
CIMP Application Process
Upon receipt and approval of your application, you will receive an online payment voucher for the appropriate membership and/or certification amount. Upon receipt of your payment, your application will be processed and you will receive the study guide by email within one business day along with instructions for scheduling the final exam.
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