Certified Information Systems Auditor

Course:  CISA
Duration:  5 Days
Level:  II
Course Summary

Recognized internationally, CISA certification is issued by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). The curriculum covers all six of the key domains addressed in the exam: the IS audit process, IT Governance, Systems and Infrastructure Life Cycle Management, IT Service Delivery and Support, Protection of Information Assets, and Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.

The certification exam is not included with the course. To apply for the examination, go to the official web site of the ISACA (www.isaca.org).

CISA certification is based on a multiple-choice exam consisting of 200 questions about the 6 domains – Length: 4 hours.

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Topics Covered In This Course

Examination presentation, the IS audit process

  • Audit standards and guidelines
  • Risk analysis and internal control
  • Performing an IS audit

IT Governance

  • IT Governance Strategy
  • Policies and Procedures, and Risk management
  • IT Governance Practices
  • Auditing IT Governance Structure and Implementation

Systems and Infrastructure Life Cycle Management

  • Project Management: Practices and audit
  • Development Practices
  • Application Controls
  • Auditing Application Controls,
  • Auditing Systems Development, Acquisition and Maintenance

IT Service Delivery and Support

  • Auditing IS Operations
  • Auditing IS Hardware
  • Auditing IS Architecture and Software

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

  • Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Auditing Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Protection of Information Assets

  • Information Security Management
  • Auditing Logical and Physical Security
  • Auditing Network Security
  • Auditing Mobile Computing

Practice Exam


What You Can Expect

This training prepares the student for the CISA examination.

Who Should Take This Course

This course is designed for auditors and information security professionals who intend to take the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) examination.

Recommended Prerequisites

Participants must possess basic knowledge about the different domains that will be addressed in the CISA exam. The course is an intensive review in preparation for the examination, not basic training.

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