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Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

 

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is an audit professional certification sponsred by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). Candidates for the certification must meet requirements set by ISACA. The CISA certification is for IS audit, control, assurance and/or security professionals who wish to set themselves apart from their peers. The CISA certification has been renowned as the globally recognized achievement for those who control, monitor and assess an organization’s information technology and business systems. It is important that organizations recruit and retain employees who can take a comprehensive view of information systems and their relationship for the success of an enterprise, owing to the increased risks and complexity of information systems and the need for compliance. 
The technical skills and practices that CISA encourages and assesses are the basis of success in this field. The certification justifies proficiency of a professional and hence forms the basis for measurement of expertise in this profession. CISA has become an ideal certification program by professionals and organizations worldwide; owing to the growing needs for professionals possessing IS an audit, control and security skill. CISA certification indicate dedication to serving an organization and the IS audit, control and security industry with distinction. Additionally, it also presents a number of professional and personal benefits.

The certification is established and sponsored by ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association).

Target-Audience
The CISA certification course has been designed for the following professionals:
Information security professionals
Systems security professionals
Security Auditor
Network security professionals
Prerequisites to achieve a CISA certification:
Completion of the CISA exam successfully
Meeting job requirements ( minimum of five years of professional IS audit, control, assurance or security work experience is required for certification with some substitution and waivers)
Submission of an application for CISA Certification
Adherence to the Code of Professional Ethics
Adherence to the Continuing Professional Education Program
Compliance with the Information Systems Auditing Standards


CISA - Course Modules:

Module1:Information Systems Auditing Standards, Guidelines and Procedures and Code of Professional Ethics 
Module2:Control objectives and controls related to Information Systems 
Module3:Acceptable Procedures used to store, retrieve, transport, and dispose of confidential information assets
Module4:Information Systems auditing practices and techniques 
Module5:Information Technology governance frameworks 
Module6:Quality management strategies and policies 
Module7:Risk management methodologies and tools 
Module8:Use of control frameworks (i.e., CobiT, ISO and ITIL) 
Module9:Monitoring and reporting of Information Technology performance, establishing metrics 
Module10:Use of maturity and process improvement models (i.e., CMM, CobiT) 
Module11:Contracting strategies, processes and contract management practices
Module12:Control objectives and techniques that ensure the completeness, accuracy, validity, and authorization of transactions and data within IT systems applications
Module13:Enterprise architecture design related to data, applications, and technology
Module14:Acquisition and contract management processes 
Module15:System development methodologies and tools and an understanding of their strengths and weaknesses 
Module16:Data conversion tools, techniques, and procedures 
Module17:Business Impact Analysis (BIA) 
Module18:Audit tools and their usefulness in the enterprise 
Module19:Capacity planning and monitoring techniques
Module20:The IS Audit Process
Module22:Information Technology Governance
Module23:Systems and Infrastructure Life Cycle Management
Module24:IT Service Delivery and Support
Module25:Protection of Information Assets
Module26:Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Module27:Introduction to the CISA Update Series
Module28:CISA Updates

Course Benefits:

CISA certification demonstrates expertise on the ISACA products and technologies.
It enhances employment opportunities for the professionals.
The CISA certification is helpful for professionals who require upgrading their credentials.
This certification helps information systems auditors keep their skills current.
Gaining a certification helps personal and professional development
It enhances professional recognition, credibility and earning potential, as ISACA designation it is globally accepted and recognized.