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Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

With IT Security being the fastest growing sector within the industry, professionals with the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification will be well prepared for senior level security and auditing positions. CISAs are recognized internationally as professionals with the knowledge, skills, experience, and credibility to leverage standards, manage vulnerabilities, ensure compliance, offer solutions, institute controls and deliver value to the enterprise. CISA job practice analysis has been completed by ISACA. This analysis resulted in a new CISA job practice which reflects the vital and evolving responsibilities of IT auditors. The new CISA job practice was effective beginning with the CISA exam administration in June 2011.

This online CISA training program will prepare you for the certification exam. The registration fee for the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) exam is included with this program. This program is entirely online and is completed at your own pace. When you register, you have six (6) months to complete this program.

6 Months / 120 Course Hrs
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Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Details + Objective

Course Code: GES344

You Will Learn
  • Learn auditing standards, auditing governance, security design, and many other IT security principles
  • Understand how to ensure compliance, offer solutions, and deliver value to your enterprise
  • Develop the skills needed to succeed as a CISA
  • Work toward passing your Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) exam
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 120 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Receive a voucher to take the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) exam
  • Prepare yourself for a career within the fastest growing sector of the IT security industry
  • Develop the vocabulary and communication skills needed to succeed as a CISA
  • Master the latest technologies within the IT security industry
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Outline
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Module 1

Learn about the audit process, including standards and guidelines. Understand the Cobit model and best practices for audit management.

Module 2

Understand IT governance, including outsourcing and IT strategies. Master organizational compliance, outsourcing, and globalization.

Module 3

Explore system and infrastructure, requirements, project management roles, applications, agile development, monitoring and controlling, acquisition process, and testing process.

Module 4

Master the media disposal process, post-implementation review, periodic review, and system maintenance.

Module 5

Understand IT service delivery and support, operations management, how to monitor performance, patch management, and structured query language.

Module 6

Complete the course by learning about security design, cryptography, encryption, voice system risks, firewalls, fault tolerance, and more.

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Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Instructors
Chrys Thorsen

Chrys Thorsen is an experienced IT instructor with over 30 years of experience in IT. Chrys has over 35 certifications including Cisco CCNP/CCSI, Microsoft MCITP/MCSE/MCT, CISSP and CISA. Chrys is the founder and owner of IT without Borders, a company specializing in high-end IT consulting. Over the past 10 years, Chrys has focused on IT certification instruction, quickly becoming a recognized industry leader in a variety of certifications. Chrys specializes in IT auditing and security and is considered a thought leader in both areas.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Requirements / Prerequisites

To take the program and sit for the CISA exam students should have experience in IT auditing or relevant education in that area.

How to Become CISA Certified:

  1. Successful completion of the CISA examination
  2. Submit an Application for CISA Certification
  3. Adherence to the Code of Professional Ethics
  4. Adherence to the Continuing Professional Education Program
  5. Compliance with the Information Systems Auditing Standards

For more information on how to become CISA Certified click here.

This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows 2000 and later operating systems and any browsers.

There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection and e-mail account. We recommend that you use the latest version of the browser you choose.

The materials for this program are all available online.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. When you register, you’ll receive six (6) months to complete the program.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.

Do I have to buy additional materials?

No.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will receive an exam voucher for the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.

Am I guaranteed a job?

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is the best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

Can I use a Mac?

Yes.

How can I get more information about this program?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button above). If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the “Contact Us” form to the right. You may also call us at 1-877-221-5151. We will answer your questions promptly.

When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.


Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

Does this program prepare for a certification?

This program will prepare you for the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) exam and you will receive an exam voucher after successful completion of the program and financial obligation. For CISA certification requirements please click here.

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