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CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Prep Course


Duration: 5 Days




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Course Information

Course Description

​The ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification has become the gold standard of excellence is IS auditing, control, and security.  The CISA certification is also one of the most difficult to achieve, so attending a prep course is essential.

The CISA exam is offered three times each year (June, September, and December), consists of 200 multiple-choice questions, and is focused on the five domains defined by ISACA.  Please note that students apply and schedule the CISA Certification Exam directly with ISACA.

Course Objectives

​What You'll Learn

In-depth coverage of the five domains required to pass the CISA exam:

    The Process of Auditing Information Systems

    Governance and Management of IT

    Information Systems Acquisition, Development, and Implementation

    Information Systems Operations, Maintenance, and Support

    Protection of Information Assets

Course Audience

​IS audit, control, assurance, and security professionals, including IT consultants, auditors, managers, security policy writers, privacy officers, information security officers, network administrators, security device administrators, and security engineers, who have five years of experience with audit, IT systems, and security of information systems.

Course Outline

​Testing-Taking Tips and Study Techniques

Preparation for the CISA Exam

Submitting Required Paperwork

Resources and Study Aids

Passing the Exam the First Time

The Audit Process



Standards and Guidelines

IT Governance

Best Practices

Management Practices

Roles and Responsibilities

Lifecycle Management

Project Management

Business Application Development

Information Systems Maintenance Practices

System Infrastructure Control

Auditing Application Controls

Application System Development

Business Application Systems

Information Systems Hardware and Architecture

Information Systems Operations

Information Systems Hardware



Information Systems Used for IT Delivery and Support


TCP/IP Model





WAN Technologies - X.25/Frame Relay/PPP/ISDN/DSL/Cable

Protection of Logical Assets


Roles and Responsibilities - RACI

Asset Management

Taxonomy - Information Classification

Risk Management

Policies, Procedures, Standards, Guidelines, Baselines

Knowledge Transfer - Awareness, Training, Education

Physical Security

Environmental Protection Practices

Physical Authentication

Policies and Procedures

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

BIA Policy

BIA Roles and Teams

Data Backups, Vaulting, Journaling, Shadowing

Alternate Sites

Emergency Response

Required Notifications

BIA Tests

Review and Q&A Session

Final Review and Test Prep

Course Prerequisites

​Systems administration experience, familiarity with TCP/IP, and an understanding of UNIX, Linux, and Windows. This advanced course also requires intermediate-level knowledge of the security concepts covered in our Security+ Prep Course.

Course Schedule
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