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CISA Training Boot Camp

InfoSec Institute’s CISA Boot Camp is a five-day intensive seminar that focuses exclusively on the essential areas covered in the CISA® exam. The review course covers the core sections and a series of sample exam questions that provides participants with a “feel” of the format and the types of questions encountered on the CISA exam.

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CISA Course Overview

InfoSec Institute knows how critical Information Security and knowledge truly is in today’s fast-paced world. Equally important is an Information Security professional who can establish a stronghold on the security of information, while creating and administering programs and policies to combat security breaches.

InfoSec Institute’s Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Boot Camp is specifically designed to provide CISA candidates with skills necessary to develop, manage, and supervise programs to defend against unauthorized admittance to information. In addition, our boot camp is focused on preparing students for the CISA examination through testing of knowledge and the ability to apply it to real world scenarios.

The correct answers of each question are also reviewed for a better understanding of expectations of the ISACA Certification Board. This intensive course is an ideal way to prepare for the exam. Participants gain valuable experience reviewing these core sections and answering sample exam questions with an experienced instructor while strengthening their skills and building confidence.

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Benefits and Goals

The CISA course offers students outstanding benefits, including:

  • Five (5) full days of instruction with no outside distractions
  • Access to the top security experts in the industry
  • Lunch and snacks provided on each day of class
  • Recognition as a universally accepted information systems manager
  • Opportunity to build upon existing certifications/credentials
  • Provides tangible evidence of career growth
  • Potential for a salary increase and/or promotion
  • InfoSec Institute’s CISA Courseware, loaded with over 1500 life-like exam questions!
  • Excellent Certification Preparation (Note that Students are responsible for registering for the exam and transportation to the exam; InfoSec Institute will not provide exam logistics or transportation support)
  • Upon completion of the boot camp students are given a CISA Exam voucher.

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Course Objectives

  • Upon the completion of our CISA course, students will have:
  • The Knowledge to perform comprehensive systems security audits
    • Knowledge of the five core competencies that make up the CISA:
    • The Process of Auditing Information Systems
    • Governance of IT and Management
    • Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation
    • Information Systems Operations, Maintenance, and Services Management
    • Protection of Information Assets
  • The required knowledge and ability to provide effective security audits

Certification Exam

InfoSec Institute’s CISA course extensively prepares students for the CISA exam, which consists of 150 multiple-choice questions that cover the five information systems auditing areas. These areas have been created from a CISA job practice analysis and reflect the work performed by information systems auditors.

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Class was VERY good. The instructor kept the class on track while presenting material thoroughly, with time for test question reviews. The practice test question exercises fun and enjoyable. All class questions were covered thoroughly and used sufficient real world examples to show the connection between theory and practical application. Great job!
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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is getting certified an important part of a career as an Information Security Auditor?

Earning a highly-regarded certification like the CISA establishes the cert holder as a knowledgeable and competent auditing professional. The certification itself is often used as a hard requirement for candidates seeking employment in the IS industry, and recruiters keep an eye out for it when reviewing resumes/CVs.

What does this CISA training course provide that other offerings do not?

InfoSec Institute’s training has won over 31 awards, and we boast the highest pass rate in the industry at 94%! Our Training Boot Camp is structured around the core areas of the CISA exam to give you a real sense of the material you will encounter on the test. We also offer an Exam Pass Guarantee for Online Students to give the peace of mind you need to study effectively!

What are the Pre-Requirements for taking the CISA?

To receive the CISA certification, applicants must submit verified evidence of a minimum of five years of professional information systems auditing, control, or security work experience. This must be gained within a ten-year time period before the application date for certification, or alternatively within five years of originally passing the exam. However, waivers for work experience can be acquired in a number of circumstances. Click here for more information about CISA pre-requirements and waivers.

What qualifies as information security auditing experience?

ISACA has provided a CISA Certification Job Practice page that defines what qualifies as information security auditing experience—and divides these into five domains. Click here to view each domain’s task statements.

How does the CISA examination process work?

CISA candidates must complete a 150-question multiple choice exam within a four hour time limit. They must also achieve a 450 passing mark on ISACA’s 200-800 point scale in order to become certified. Click here for more detailed scoring information.

Is the online CISA Boot Camp as effective and informative as an in-person training session?

Absolutely! Online participants receive the same course resources and attention from instructors as in-person participants.

How is the CISA related to the DoD 8570?

The Department of Defense Directive 8570 requires anyone seeking a government job to hold specific certifications before they can be hired in a position related to information systems/security. The CISA fulfills the DoD 8570’s IAT Level III and CSSP Auditor requirements.

What material is covered on the CISA exam?

There are five domains of job practice areas that CISA candidates are examined on. They are as follows: The Process of Auditing Information Systems (21% of the exam), Governance & Management of IT (16% of the exam), Information Systems Acquisition, Development & Implementation (18% of the exam), Information Systems Operations, Maintenance & Service Management (20% of the exam), and Protection of Information Assets (25% of the exam). For a more in-depth breakdown of the five domains, click here to visit InfoSec Institute’s overview article, or click here to visit ISACA’s Job Practice Areas page.

How is the CISA certification different from other comparable security certifications?

Due to ISACA’s emphasis on candidates possessing a breadth of work experience and professional accomplishment, the CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) has become the IS industry’s preferred certification program around the world. The CISA is specialized for high standards of IS auditing, while other certifications—such as the CIA (Certified Internal Auditor)—are more generalized.

How does the CISA Experience Waiver work?

Waivers for work experience can be acquired in a number of circumstances, with a maximum of up to three years waived. For example, completing 60 to 120 university semester credit hours, equivalent to acquiring a 2-year or 4-year degree, can be substituted for 1 or 2 years of work experience, respectively. A max of 1 year of information systems experience or 1 year or non-IS auditing experience can also be substituted for 1 year of work experience. Click here for more detailed waiver information.

How long is the CISA certification valid after you pass the test? What are the renewal requirements to maintain certification?

As with other ISACA certifications, the CISA will remain valid as long as holders participate in their continuing education program and pay an annual maintenance fee. 20 CPE credit hours must be logged and verified annually in order for the certification to remain active. Click here for more information on earning CPE credits.

Is a CISA exam voucher included with the purchase of this course?

Yes! All participants of InfoSec Institute’s Training Boot Camp receive their CISA exam voucher free.

What are some tips for preparing for the CISA?

Enrolling in a Training Boot Camp like InfoSec Institute’s is a fantastic way to get hands-on experience with CISA exam material, as well as one-on-one instructor feedback for whatever specialized questions you might have. ISACA also provides CISA exam resources that you might find beneficial. Click here for more tips to help you prepare.

What is the job outlook for CISA certified professionals?

Job recruiters keep an eye out for candidates holding a CISA, because this certification proves that the candidate is well-equipped to handle the daily job requirements of an Information Security Auditor.

What are common job titles for CISA certified professionals?

Common job titles include: Information Security Manager, Internal Auditing Manager, Information Technology (IT) Auditor, and many more.

What is the average CISA salary?

The average salary range for CISA-certified professionals ranges from $52,459 to $122,326, depending on job title, work experience, location, and other factors. Click here for a more detailed breakdown of CISA salary data.

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