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Become a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification path builds your knowledge of auditing information systems. You'll learn the tools and guidelines involved in the IT auditing process as well as concepts such as business continuity, enterprise IT governance, common security controls and more.

19 courses  //   47 videos  //   14 hours of training

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Training

This learning path teaches you the skills necessary to be an IT auditor and prepares you to earn ISACA’s most popular certification, the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). You’ll progress through 19 courses tied to the five CISA domains, ranging from understanding the process of auditing information systems to developing and implementing those systems to protecting information assets. Upon completion, you’ll have the knowledge and skills needed to earn your CISA certification and take the next step in your IT auditing career.

Learning path components

CISA Practice Exam
Practice Exam
CISA Practice Exam

CISA Practice Exam

Prepare for your CISA exam and test your domain knowledge.

Number of questions: 200

Business Application Development
Course
Business Application Development

Business Application Development

This course in Business Application Development takes you through the fundamentals of the system development life cycle.

2 videos
45 minutes of training

Common Security Issues and Controls
Course
Common Security Issues and Controls

Common Security Issues and Controls

Explore risks like data leakage, environmental exposure, physical security breaches and more, and take a closer look at the controls that can save a system or prevent a loss.

5 videos
26 minutes of training

Network Infrastructure Security
Course
Network Infrastructure Security

Network Infrastructure Security

Network infrastructure security has no secrets in this three-video course. Covers structure, auditing and more.

3 videos
69 minutes of training

Logical Access
Course
Logical Access

Logical Access

Our Logical Access course takes you through the fundamentals of system security, including biometrics and cryptographic keys.

1 video
55 minutes of training

Information Security Management
Course
Information Security Management

Information Security Management

Refresh your knowledge of information security management with this course on controls, asset classification and more.

1 video
31 minutes of training

Disaster Recovery Planning
Course
Disaster Recovery Planning

Disaster Recovery Planning

Review your knowledge of planning for the worst with this course on disaster recovery planning, including backup types and potential hazards.

1 video
43 minutes of training

Auditing Infrastructure and Operations
Course
Auditing Infrastructure and Operations

Auditing Infrastructure and Operations

This course in Auditing Infrastructure and Operations covers everything an auditor needs to know about information systems hardware, software and architecture.

5 videos
92 minutes of training

Application Controls Implementation and Auditing
Course
Application Controls Implementation and Auditing

Application Controls Implementation and Auditing

Review application control implementation and auditing with two videos on control types, processes and testing

2 videos
24 minutes of training

Infrastructure Development, Acquisition and Management Practices
Course
Infrastructure Development, Acquisition and Management Practices

Infrastructure Development, Acquisition and Management Practices

Prepare yourself for the challenges of auditing a strong software system with five videos on system development, auditing, improvement practices and more.

5 videos
56 minutes of training

Business Application Systems
Course
Business Application Systems

Business Application Systems

Refresh your knowledge of business application systems with this course on systems and system environments.

1 video
42 minutes of training

CISA Introduction
Course
CISA Introduction

CISA Introduction

Introduce yourself to CISA with this course introduction covering study plans, CISA stats and details, and more.

1 video
14 minutes of training

Project Management Concepts
Course
Project Management Concepts

Project Management Concepts

Two videos take you through project management concepts important to a CISA, including business case development and project portfolio management.

2 videos
27 minutes of training

Business Continuity Planning
Course
Business Continuity Planning

Business Continuity Planning

Review business continuity planning and the challenges of disaster recovery with two videos on business impact analysis, auditing business continuity and more.

2 videos
40 minutes of training

IT Management Practices
Course
IT Management Practices

IT Management Practices

Three videos reintroduce you to critical IT management practices such as human resources management, IT department structure and reviewing contractual commitments.

3 videos
39 minutes of training

Governance of Enterprise IT
Course
Governance of Enterprise IT

Governance of Enterprise IT

Six videos refresh your knowledge of the governance of enterprise IT. Includes sections on risk management, policies and procedures, and IT investment and allocation practices.

6 videos
66 minutes of training

IS Audit Process
Course
IS Audit Process

IS Audit Process

Update your knowledge of the IS audit process with four videos on performing an audit, communicating audit results and computer-aided auditing.

4 videos
63 minutes of training

IS Controls
Course
IS Controls

IS Controls

IT risk assessment, controls and control objectives are explored in this course on the fundamentals of IS controls.

1 video
29 minutes of training

ISACA Audit and Assurance Standards and Guidelines
Course
ISACA Audit and Assurance Standards and Guidelines

ISACA Audit and Assurance Standards and Guidelines

Take a moment to review the ISACA®️ Audit and Assurance Standards and Guidelines with this course for the practicing or aspiring CISA.

1 video
29 minutes of training

Management of the IS Audit Function
Course
Management of the IS Audit Function

Management of the IS Audit Function

Refresh your knowledge of management of the IS audit function with this brief course.

1 video
27 minutes of training

 

What you’ll learn.

The CISA certification exam covers five primary domains:

  • Process of auditing information systems
  • Governance and management of IT
  • Information systems acquisition, development and implementation
  • Information systems operations, maintenance and service management
  • Protection of information assets

Who is this for?

To become a CISA, you need to both pass the CISA exam and gain five years of professional IS auditing or control experience in the CISA job practice areas (up to three years of experience can be waived for meeting other requirements).

This certification path is designed for:

  • Auditors
  • IT consultants
  • Information security analysts
  • Privacy officers
  • Anyone with a desire to get certified in IT auditing!

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