Certified Information Systems Auditor Training Course Overview 

The Certified Information Systems Auditor Course offers in-depth preparation for individuals seeking to become certified auditors proficient in evaluating, managing, and protecting information systems. Participants delve into key domains such as information systems audit, control, and assurance, learning to assess vulnerabilities, ensure compliance, and enhance IT governance.  
By course completion, participants are prepared to excel in the CISA examination and contribute effectively to information systems auditing and assurance practices. 

Prerequisites of the Certified Information Systems Auditor Training 

There are no prior prerequisites for taking this course. 

Who should attend this Certified Information Systems Auditor Training 

Professionals in auditing, controlling, and assuring information systems will find this course beneficial. 

Course Structure 

This 4-day course will be divided into a two-part structure:  

  • The first 3 days will cover the essential materials needed to understand Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) 
  • The last day will cover the essential materials needed to take the CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor exam 

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Certified Information Systems Auditor Training Course Outline 


Domain 1: Information Systems Auditing Process  

Module 1: Planning  

  • Introduction 
  • IS Audit Standards, Guidelines, and Codes of Ethics 
  • Business Processes 
  • Types of Controls 
  • Risk-Based Audit Planning 

 Module 2: Execution  

  • Audit Project Management 
  • Sampling Methodology 
  • Audit Evidence Collection Techniques 
  • Data Analytics 
  • Reporting and Communication Techniques 
  • Quality Assurance and Improvement of the Audit Process 

Domain 2: Governance and Management of IT 

Module 3: IT Governance and IT Strategy  

  • Introduction to IT Governance and IT Strategy 
  • IT-Related Frameworks 
  • IT Standards, Policies, and Procedures 
  • Organisational Structure 
  • Enterprise Architecture 
  • Enterprise Risk Management 
  • Maturity Models 
  • Laws, Regulations, and Industry Standards Affecting the Organisation 

Module 4: IT Management  

  • IT Resource Management 
  • IT Service Provider Acquisition and Management 
  • IT Performance Monitoring and Reporting 
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Management of IT 

Domain 3: Information Systems Acquisition and Development 

Module 5: Information Systems Acquisition and Development  

  • Project Governance and Management 
  • Business Case and Feasibility Analysis 
  • System Development Methodologies 
  • Control Identification and Design 

Module 6: Information Systems Implementation  

  • Testing Methodologies 
  • Configuration and Release Management 
  • System Migration, Infrastructure Deployment, and Data Conversion 
  • Post-Implementation Review 

Domain 4: Information Systems Operations and Business Resilience 

Module 7: Information Systems Operations  

  • Introduction 
  • Common Technology Components 
  • IT Asset Management 
  • Job Scheduling and Production Process Automation 
  • System Interfaces 
  • End User Computing 
  • Data Governance 
  • System Performance Management 
  • Problem and Incident Management 
  • Change, Configuration, Release, and Patch Management 
  • IT Service Level Management 
  • Database Management 

Module 8: Business Resilience  

  • Business Impact Analysis 
  • System Resiliency 
  • Data Backup, Storage, and Restoration 
    • Backup and Restoration 
    • Backup Schemes 
  • Business Continuity Plan 
    • IT Business Continuity Planning 
    • Disasters and Other Disruptive Events 
    • Business Continuity Policy 
    • Business Continuity Planning Incident Management 
    • Development of Business Continuity Plans 
    • Other Issues in Plan Development 
    • Components of a Business Continuity Plan 
    • Key Decision-Making Personnel 
    • Backup of Required Supplies 
    • Insurance 
    • Plan Testing 
    • Auditing Business Continuity 
  • Disaster Recovery Plans 

Domain 5: Protection of Information Assets 

Module 9: Information Asset Security Frameworks, Standards, and Guidelines  

  • Introduction to Asset Security Frameworks, Standards, and Guidelines 
  • Auditing the Information Security Management Framework 
  • Privacy Principles 
  • Physical Access and Environmental Controls 
  • Identity and Access Management 
  • Network and End-Point Security 
  • Shadow IT 
  • Data Classification 
  • Data Encryption and Encryption Related Techniques 
  • Symmetric Key Cryptographic Systems 
  • Public (Asymmetric) Key Cryptographic Systems 
  • Applications of Cryptographic Systems 
  • Public Key Infrastructure 
  • Web-Based Communication Technologies 
  • Virtualised Environments 
  • Mobile, Wireless, and Internet of Things 

Module 10: Security Event Management  

  • Security Awareness Training and Programmes 
  • Information System Attack Methods and Techniques 
  • Security Testing Tools and Techniques 
  • Incident Response Management 
  • Evidence Collection and Forensics 

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What ‘s Included

CISA Certificate

CISA exam

World-Class Training Sessions From Experienced Instructors

Exam

CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor Training Exam

Ways to take this course

Classroom Training

Face-to-face sessions led by expert instructors, fostering interactive learning experiences and collaboration among delegates.

Online Instructor-Led Training

Live virtual classes led by experienced trainers, offering real-time interaction and guidance for optimal learning outcomes.

Online Self-Paced Training

Flexible learning at your own pace, with access to comprehensive course materials and resources available anytime, anywhere.

On-Site Training

Customised courses delivered at your location, tailored to your specific needs and scheduling preferences.

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  • 80 hours course
  • Immediate Access for 90 days
  • Mock exams
  • Exams included, taken online
  • Certificates on completion
  • Case studies
  • Exercise files
  • Personal performance tool
  • 24/7 Support
  • Suits a busy Lifestyle & Independent Learners
  • Train in the comfort of your home
  • Interactive course
  • Compatible on mobile, tablet and desktop
  • Scenario based learning
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is CISA?

CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) is a globally recognised certification for professionals who audit, control, monitor, and assess information technology and business systems.  

Who should pursue this CISA Certification?

CISA certification is ideal for IT auditors, IT consultants, security professionals, and anyone involved in information systems audit, control, and assurance.  

What are the prerequisites for taking this CISA Training?

There are no formal prerequisites for this CISA Certification. 

What is the structure and duration of the CISA exam?

The CISA exam consists of 200 multiple-choice questions and lasts for an hour.  

Is the CISA Certification globally recognised?

Yes, CISA certification is recognised and respected worldwide, demonstrating expertise in information systems auditing, control, and assurance.  

What are the benefits of obtaining the CISA Certification?

By obtaining the CISA Certification, professionals can enhance their career prospects, increase their earning potential, and demonstrate their commitment to excellence in information systems audit and control. 

How can I prepare for the CISA exam?

It's recommended to register for CISA exam preparation courses, study relevant materials, take practice exams, and participate in study groups or discussions to prepare effectively.  

Is CISA Certification required for IT Auditors?

While CISA Certification is not always mandatory, it is highly recommended and often preferred by employers for IT auditors due to its comprehensive coverage of information systems auditing principles and practices.  

How long does it take to become CISA-certified?

The time it takes to become CISA certified varies depending on individual preparation and exam schedule, but most candidates aim to pass the exam within a few months of preparation. 

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