Domain 5 – Protection of Information Assets

Domain 5 of the CISA exam is the final domain of the exam and focuses on the protection of information assets.


  • Data encryption and encryption-related techniques Video — 00:13:02
    • Learn about encryption and encryption techniques.

  • Network and end-point security Video — 01:09:19
    • Learn about network and endpoint security.

  • Physical access and environmental controls Video — 00:27:10
    • Learn about physical access controls.

  • Domain 5 practice questions Video — 00:32:26
    • Domain 5 practice questions.

  • Information asset security frameworks, standards, and guidelines Video — 00:09:00
    • Learn about information asset security frameworks and guidelines.

  • Incident response management Video — 00:02:57
    • Learn about incident response management.

  • Security testing tools and techniques Video — 00:12:03
    • Learn about security testing tools and techniques.

  • Post-session activities File — 00:10:00
  • Security awareness training and programs Video — 00:04:13
    • Learn about security awareness training.

  • Virtualized environments Video — 00:08:35
    • Learn about virtualized environments.

  • Public key infrastructure Video — 00:01:53
    • Learn about PKI.

  • Data classification Video — 00:12:08
    • Learn about data classification.

  • Identity and access management Video — 01:07:24
    • Learn about identity and access management.

  • Privacy principles Video — 00:09:10
    • Learn about privacy principles.

  • Evidence collection and forensics Video — 00:08:02
    • Learn about evidence collection and forensics.

  • Domain 5 – Protection of Information Assets introduction Video — 00:06:27
    • This video serves as an introduction to Domain 5.

  • Security monitoring tools and techniques Video — 00:13:18
    • Learn about security monitoring tools and techniques.

  • Information system attack methods and techniques Video — 00:09:49
    • Learn about information system attack methods.

  • Mobile, wireless and internet-of-things Video — 00:21:56
    • Learn about mobile, wireless and IoT.

  • Web-based communications technologies Video — 00:36:50
    • Learn about web-based communication technologies.


Course description

The final domain of the CISA exam has many topics. These include privacy principles, virtualized environments, physical access controls, network security and security testing tools and techniques.

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