CISA- Certified Information Systems Auditor

CISA
Certified Information Systems Auditor

Course Length: 37.5 Hours

Schedule: April 20, 2020 – April 24, 2020

Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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IS auditing expertise to steer an enterprise

People with CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor certification – get ahead in their career more quickly than those without it. From consultants and IT directors, to security managers and CIOs, those who have successfully completed the certified information systems auditor course are part of an enviable group that spans many industries.

The Certified Information Systems Auditor course offered through TechnoEdge is accredited by ISACA, which in turn is accredited by ANSI’s international standard of performance: Accredited Program for Personal Certification. This means the program you take not only includes the most current course information, it is also delivered by experts who understand the ISACA process and the CISA exam. ISACA also has exam centres located around the world to make taking the exam easy, even on a busy schedule.

While taking the accredited CISA program through TechnoEdge is not a guarantee you will pass the exam, our accreditation from ISACA ensures students and prospective test-takers are as prepared as possible in the shortest period of time. This gives you the comfort of knowing you are learning the right information from those who fully understand it and know how important passing the exam and earning certification can be.

Why is a CISA Certification so beneficial? Because individuals with one are experts at technology control with competence in the five key domains of standards and practices; organization and management; processes; integrity, confidentiality and availability; and software development, acquisition and maintenance. It leads to a level of confidence that the individual can not only ensure trust in IS, but also deliver value on an ongoing basis.

A CISA prep course is the leading way to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully pass the exam and gain CISA designation. TechnoEdgeLearning offers you one of the quickest, most thorough, preparation methods to achieve that designation.

In this course, you will be taken through a range of interactive activities covering the five key domains using proven educational techniques. There is even a practice exam prior to the CISA exam to help you gain a feeling for both your certification exam and your real-life career readiness.

CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor certification outline

Domain 1

  • Plan and conduct an audit to determine whether information systems are protected, controlled, and provide value to the organization in accordance with IS audit standards and a risk-based IS audit strategy, conduct audit follow-up, streamline audit processes
  • Communicate audit progress, findings, results and recommendations to stakeholders
  • Evaluate IT management and monitoring of controls; improve the quality and control of IS
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement in the organization’s IT policies and practices

Domain 2

  • Evaluate the IT strategy for alignment with the organization’s strategies and objectives, the effectiveness of the governance structure and organizational structure
  • Evaluate the organization’s management of IT policies and practices and compliance with regulatory and legal requirements; and data governance policies and practices
  • Evaluate IT resource and portfolio management for alignment with the organization’s strategies and objectives
  • Evaluate the organization’s risk management policies and practices
  • Evaluate IT management and monitoring of controls
  • Evaluate the monitoring and reporting of IT key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Evaluate whether IT supplier selection and contract management processes align with business requirements.
  • Evaluate whether IT service management practices align with business requirements
  • Conduct periodic review of information systems and enterprise architecture
  • Evaluate the IS program to determine effectiveness and alignment with the organization’s strategies and objectives
  • Evaluate potential opportunities and threats associated with emerging technologies, regulations, and industry practices

Domain 3

  • Evaluate whether the business case for proposed changes to IS meet business objectives; and readiness of IS for implementation and migration into production
  • Evaluate the organization’s project management policies and practices
  • Evaluate controls at all stages of the IS development life cycle
  • Conduct post-implementation review of systems to determine whether project deliverables, controls and requirements are met
  • Evaluate change, configuration, release, and patch management policies and practices

Domain 4

  • Evaluate the organization’s ability to continue business operations and whether IT service management practices align with business requirements
  • Conduct periodic review of IS and enterprise architecture
  • Evaluate IT operations and maintenance practices to determine whether they are controlled effectively and continue to support the organization’s objectives
  • Evaluate database management practices and data governance and problem and incident management policies and practices.
  • Evaluate change, configuration, release, and patch management policies and practices
  • Evaluate end-user computing to determine whether the processes are effectively controlled

Domain 5

  • Conduct audit in accordance with IS audit standards and a risk-based IS audit strategy
  • Evaluate problem and incident management and the organization’s IS security policies and practices
  • Evaluate physical and environmental controls to determine whether information assets are adequately safeguarded
  • Evaluate logical security controls to verify the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information
  • Evaluate data classification practices for alignment with the organization’s policies and applicable external requirements
  • Evaluate policies and practices related to asset life cycle management.
  • Evaluate the IS program to determine its effectiveness and alignment with the organization’s strategies and objectives
  • Perform technical security testing to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities

CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor certification key learning points

  • Gain a better understanding of IS audit and assurance guidelines and standards
  • Develop a working knowledge of the five domains of CISA: standards and practices; organization and management; processes; integrity, confidentiality and availability; and software development, acquisition and maintenance.

Price $4500 CAD

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CISA- Certified Information Systems Auditor

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