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Certified Information Systems Auditor 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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Who should attend this CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor Course?

The CISA Training Certification is a globally recognised certification, designed to validate the expertise of professionals in auditing, controlling, and assuring information systems. This CISA Certification, can be beneficial for multiple professionals, including:

  • Information Systems Auditors
  • Internal Auditors
  • Risk Management Specialists
  • Compliance Officers
  • Security Analysts
  • IT Consultants
  • Data Protection Officers

Prerequisites of the CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this CISA Certification.

Certified Information Systems Auditor Course Overview

The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) course offers a comprehensive overview crucial for anyone looking to enhance their understanding of information systems audit, control, and security. With the increasing reliance on information systems, the relevance of CISA Certification cannot be overstated, serving as a benchmark for professionals in the field.

Proficiency in the subjects covered by CISA Training Courses is imperative for IT auditors, control, assurance, and security professionals. These individuals must master the course content to ensure information systems' integrity, confidentiality, and availability. The CISA Certification equips them with the necessary skills to assess systems and manage vulnerabilities, making it an essential qualification for advancing in these fields.

The 4-day intensive training under CISA Training Courses are designed to efficiently prepare delegates for the CISA Certification exam while also imparting practical knowledge applicable to their daily work. This intensive training will cover the critical aspects of information systems auditing, control, and security, ensuring delegates are well-equipped to handle challenges in these areas.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the process of auditing information systems and manage audit risks
  • To gain knowledge of information systems control design and implementation
  • To learn the management and governance practices of IT systems
  • To prepare thoroughly for the CISA Certification exam
  • To develop skills in information systems acquisition, development, and implementation

After completing this CISA Certification, delegates will be recognised as certified professionals in information systems audit. With the CISA Certification, professionals can demonstrate their commitment to maintaining high standards of practice and adherence to industry benchmarks.

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What’s included in this CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's CISA Training | Certified Information Systems Auditor Training in Windsor, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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CISA Training | Certified Information Systems Auditor Training in Windsor FAQs

CISA, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, protects critical infrastructure from cyber threats, enhancing cybersecurity resilience through collaboration with public and private sectors.
There are no formal prerequisites for this CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor Course.
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) course enhances auditing, risk management, and information systems governance skills, leading to career advancement, improved job prospects, and increased credibility in cybersecurity.
Yes, the Certified Information Systems Auditor Certification is in high demand due to the increasing focus on Information Systems management and governance in organisations globally. It is especially sought-after in auditing and IT control fields.
Completing this Certified Information Systems Auditor Training opens doors to diverse IT audit, security, and risk roles like Internal Auditor, Security Analyst, and IT Risk Manager, boosting your career.
After completing CISA Training, gain practical experience, and explore IT auditing, security management, and compliance career opportunities. Stay updated with industry trends and consider advanced courses to enhance your expertise and career growth.
Obtaining a CISA Certification enhances your expertise in information systems auditing, control, and security, boosts your career prospects, and validates your skills, making you a valuable asset to employers globally.
To get CISA jobs, pursue certification through The Knowledge Academy's CISA training course. Gain practical experience, network with professionals, and stay updated on industry trends. Leverage The Knowledge Academy's resources and career support services for job opportunities.
The CISA Exam qualification requires at least five years of professional experience in information systems auditing, control, or security. The Knowledge Academy offers comprehensive training to help candidates meet these requirements and prepare effectively for the exam.
To achieve CISA certification via The Knowledge Academy, enrol in our 4-day course covering Information Security Auditing's five domains. After course completion, pass the CISA exam, adhering to ISACA's five-year professional experience requirement in relevant fields.
The CISA Certification Training Course is moderately challenging, requiring a solid understanding of IT audit principles and practices. Success demands dedication, relevant experience, and thorough preparation.
The training fees for CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor certification in Windsor starts from CAD3895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor.
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