Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)


In this 5 day class, students will learn the best industry security practices for; The Process of Auditing Information Systems, IT Governance and Management, Information Systems Acquisition, Development, and Implementation,Information Systems Operations, Maintenance, and Support, Protection of Information Assets.


Lesson 1: The Process of Auditing Information Systems

  • ISACA Information Systems Auditing Standards and
  • Fundamental Business Processes
  • Develop and Implement an Information Systems
    Audit Strategy
  • Plan an Audit
  • Conduct an Audit
  • The Evidence Life Cycle
  • Communicate Issues, Risks, and Audit Results
  • Support the Implementation of Risk Management
    and Control Practices

Lesson 2: IT Governance and Management

  • Evaluate the Effectiveness of IT Governance
  • Evaluate the IT Organizational Structure and HR
  • Evaluate the IT Strategy and Direction
  • Evaluate IT Policies, Standards, and Procedures
  • Evaluate the Effectiveness of Quality Management
  • Evaluate IT Management and Monitoring of
  • IT Resource Investment, Use, and Allocation
  • Evaluate IT Contracting Strategies and Policies
  • Evaluate Risk Management Practices
  • Performance Monitoring and Assurance Practices
  • Evaluate the Organizations Business Continuity

Lesson 3: Information Systems Acquisition, Development,
and Implementation

  • Evaluate the Business Case for Change
  • Evaluate Project Management Frameworks and
    Governance Practices
  • Development Life Cycle Management
  • Perform Periodic Project Reviews
  • Evaluate Control Mechanisms for Systems
  • Evaluate Development and Testing Processes
  • Evaluate Implementation Readiness
  • Evaluate a System Migration
  • Perform a Post-Implementation System Review

Lesson 4: Information Systems Operations, Maintenance,
and Support

  • Perform Periodic System Reviews
  • Evaluate Service Level Management Practices
  • Evaluate Third-Party Management Practices
  • Evaluate Operations and End User Management
  • Evaluate the Maintenance Process
  • Evaluate Data Administration Practices
  • Evaluate the Use of Capacity and Performance
    Monitoring Methods
  • Evaluate Change, Configuration, and Release
    Management Practices
  • Evaluate Problem and Incident Management
  • Evaluate the Adequacy of Backup and Restore

Lesson 5: Protection of Information Assets

  • Information Security Design
  • Encryption Basics
  • Evaluate the Functionality of the IT
  • Evaluate Network Infrastructure Security
  • Evaluate the Design, Implementation, and
    Monitoring of Logical Access Controls
  • Risks and Controls of Virtualization
  • Evaluate the Design, Implementation, and
    Monitoring of Data Classification Process
  • Evaluate the Design, Implementation, and Monitoring
    of Physical Access Controls
  • Evaluate the Design, Implementation, and
    Monitoring of Environmental Controls

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