Learning Path


Build your knowledge of auditing information systems and prepare for the exam.

What you will learn

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.

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CISA Introduction

Course — 00:19:58

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

IS Audit Functions

Course — 00:08:04

K0003, K0004, K0044, K0047, K0264

Explore the functions of an information security audit with this course looking at auditor practices, IS audit purposes and more.

Business Process Applications and Controls

Course — 00:42:49

K0003, K0004, K0005, K0044, K0047, K0146, K0263, K0264, S0085

Explore the Business Process section and the controls you’ll need to understand during your CISA study.

Types of Controls and Risk Assessments

Course — 00:21:37

K0002, K0004, K0005, K0044, K0047, K0065, K0264, S0034, S0085, S0147, S0171

Explore the types of controls and risk assessments in four parts, beginning with Control Objectives and Control Measures.

Continuous Auditing

Course — 00:39:56

K0002, K0005, K0047, K0121, K0432, S0085

In this course, you’ll look at the five parts of the Audit Project Management section, as well as sampling, audit report objectives and more.

Governance and Management of IT

Course — 00:39:06

K0002, K0027, K0044, K0146, K0154, K0198, K0429, K0501, K0504, S0085

Dig deep into the details of governance and management of IT.

IT Organizational Structure

Course — 00:32:02

K0002, K0004, K0027, K0043, K0044, K0047, K0267, K0429, K0598, S0085

Explore IT organizational structure and the critical associated concepts.

IT Management

Course — 00:39:38

K0004, K0027, K0044, K0053, K0101, K0154, K0198, K0257, K0265, K0267, K0270, K0429, S0085

In this course, you’ll review the details of IT management and more.

Information Systems Acquisition

Course — 00:32:01

K0090, K0101, K0121, K0154, K0257, K0270, S0085, S0273

Take a closer look at the first part of the Information Systems Acquisition and Development subdomain.

Business Cases and Development

Course — 01:04:02

K0004, K0044, K0080, K0081, K0121, K0140, K0183, K0267, K0429, K0622, S0085, S0273

Take some time to explore the second part of Information Systems Acquisition and Development.

Information Systems Implementation

Course — 00:42:34

K0004, K0044, K0074, K0091, K0178, K0267, K0275, K0290, K0531, K0622, S0085, S0273

Wrap up Domain 3 of CISA with this course covering Control Identification and Design and Information Systems Implementation.

Information Systems Operations

Course — 01:18:25

K0002, K0074, K0109, K0275, K0317, K0361, K0419, K0589, K0622, S0085, S0273

Dive into Part A of CISA Domain 4 in this course covering Common Technology Components and more.

Business Resilience

Course — 00:23:03

K0021, K0026, K0032, K0210, S0027, S0085, S0273

Explore Part B of the Information Systems Operations domain.

Business Continuity

Course — 00:40:17

K0021, K0026, K0210, S0027, S0032, S0085, S0273

Wrap up Part B of Domain 4 with this course on business continuity.

Asset Security Frameworks, Standards and Guidelines

Course — 00:41:56

K0005, K0007, K0261, K0262, K0263, K0622, S0085

In this course, you’ll start on CISA Domain 5 by covering Information Asset Security and Control topics.

Identity and Access Management

Course — 01:06:49

K0004, K0007, K0056, K0065, S0085

Continue with Domain 5, Part A of CISA in this course covering identification and authentication topics.

Network Infrastructure Security

Course — 00:52:22

K0004, K0005, K0010, K0044, K0061, K0108, K0113, K0221, K0286, K0417, K0556, K0560, K0561, K0600, S0085, S0192

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

Asset Security

Course — 00:51:45

K0004, K0005, K0018, K0019, K0044, K0065, K0113, K0136, K0159, K0190, K0195, K0230, K0287, K0322, K0427, K0609, K0622, S0085

Wrap up part A of CISA Domain 5 with this course covering asset security topics.

Security Event Management

Course — 00:42:27

K0003, K0005, K0042, K0118, K0145, K0150, K0215, K0243, K0245, K0290, K0324, K0474, K0503, K0548, K0603, S0085, S0273

Explore Part B of CISA Domain 5 with this course on security event management.

CISA Final Practice Exam

Assessment — 150 questions — 01:15:00

CISA Day 4 Review Quiz

Assessment — 100 questions — 00:50:00

CISA Day 3 Review Quiz

Assessment — 100 questions — 00:50:00

CISA Day 2 Review Quiz

Assessment — 100 questions — 00:50:00

ISACA CISA Skill Assessment

Assessment — 200 questions — 01:40:00

CISA Day 1 Review Quiz

Assessment — 100 questions — 00:50:00

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

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