ISACA CISA Training Boot Camp

Information security is critical in today's fast-paced world, and that's led to a growing demand for professionals who understand how to measure the risk of an organization's data and systems and create and administer programs and policies to combat security breaches.

The ISACA CISA Boot Camp teaches you the skills necessary to develop, manage, and supervise programs to defend against unauthorized admittance to information. You will gain in-depth knowledge of auditing information systems and how...

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Course code: LBC110

What you will learn

  • Information systems auditing process
  • Security principles and best practices
  • Evaluating systems, operations, governance, and more

How you will benefit

  • Obtain the skills necessary to develop, manage, and supervise programs to defend against unauthorized admittance to information
  • Extensively prepares you for the CISA exam, which consists of 150 multiple-choice questions that cover the five information systems auditing areas
  • Exam areas covered have been created from a CISA job practice analysis and reflect the work performed by information systems auditors, such as the process of auditing information systems, governance of IT and management, information systems acquisition, development and implementation, information systems operations, maintenance and services management, and protection of information assets

How the course is taught

  • Live Online, Instructor-Moderated
  • 5 Days to complete Boot Camp
  • 90-day extended access to all boot camp materials
  1. The process of auditing information systems
    1. Executing risk-based IS audit strategy
    2. Plan specific audits
    3. Conduct audits in accordance with IT audit standards
  2. Governance of IT and management
    1. Corporate governance
    2. Governance of enterprise IT
    3. Information systems strategy
    4. Maturity and process improvement models
    5. IT investment and allocation practices
    6. Policies and procedures
    7. Risk management
    8. Information technology management practices
    9. IT organization structure and responsibilities
    10. Auditing IT governance structure and implementation
    11. Business continuity planning
    12. Auditing business continuity
  3. Information systems acquisition, development, and implementation
    1. Business realization
    2. Project management structure
    3. Project management practices
    4. Business application development
    5. Virtualization and cloud computing environments
    6. Business application systems
    7. Development methods
    8. Infrastructure development/acquisition practices
    9. Information systems maintenance practices
    10. System development tools and productivity aids
    11. Process improvement practices
    12. Application controls
    13. Auditing application controls
    14. Auditing systems development, acquisition and maintenance
  4. Information systems operations, maintenance, and services management
    1. Information systems operations
    2. IT asset management
    3. Information systems hardware
    4. IS architecture and software
    5. IS network infrastructure
    6. Auditing infrastructure and operations
    7. Disaster recovery planning
  5. Protection of information assets
    1. Information security management
    2. Logical access
    3. Network infrastructure security
    4. Auditing information security management framework
    5. Auditing network infrastructure security
    6. Environmental exposures and controls
    7. Physical access exposures and controls
    8. Mobile computing
    9. Peer-to-peer computing
    10. Instant messaging
    11. Social media
    12. Cloud computing
    13. Data leakage
    14. End-user computing security risk and controls

Boot camps are led by instructors that have years of industry experience and are recognized as subject matter experts.

Prerequisites:

This course is intended for IT auditors, information security consultants, analysts, risk managers and professionals, and anyone interested in learning auditing skills and getting certified.

Certification Requirements:

To become a CISA, you must meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum of five years of professional information systems auditing, control, or security work experience is required for certification; however, up to three years can be waived if other requirements are met. After passing the exam, you have five years to gain the necessary work experience and apply for certification.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.
  • A microphone.
  • Speakers.
  • A webcam.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 7 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.7 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Zoom Meetings
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The student materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is a globally recognized certification for those who audit, monitor, control, and assess the IT and business systems of an organization. It is designed to showcase your expertise and ability to apply a risk-based approach to planning, execution, and reporting for audit engagements. This certification will show employers, stakeholders, and peers that you have mastered the ability to build and implement privacy solutions aligned with the needs and goals of an organization.

The CISA certification will qualify you for several security related IT roles. Some CISA jobs include IT auditors, information security consultants, information security analysts, and risk managers. The CISA is a great option for IT professionals, and anyone interested in learning auditing skills and getting certified.

The CISA certification exam costs $760.

According to InfoSec Institute, the average salary range for CISA-certified professionals ranges from $52,459 to $122,326. The exact CISA certification salary you will earn depends largely on your job title, work experience, and location. It also may be helpful to look at the average salaries of specific job titles, as reported by Glassdoor in December 2022.

  • IT auditor – $82,518
  • Information Security Consultant – $105,238
  • Information Security Analyst – $99,783
  • Risk Manger – $127,532

To earn your CISA, you will need a minimum of five years of experience in professional information systems auditing, control, or security. However, up to three years can be waived if other requirements are met. You will have five years after passing the exam to gain the necessary work experience and apply for certification.

Yes, you will be prepared to sit for the ISACA CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor exam and receive a voucher for the exam with your enrollment. To sit for the exam, you must meet the following CISA requirements:

  • A minimum of five years of professional information systems auditing, control, or security work experience is required for certification; however, up to three years can be waived if other requirements are met. After passing the exam, you have five years to gain the necessary work experience and apply for certification.

You can register for the boot camp whenever you are ready. Our team will help you select the session that will best fit you.

The boot camp is 5 days in length. You will have 3 months from the completion of the boot camp to access all boot camp materials.

The boot camp instructor will be available during the session to answer any questions. You will also have access to the InfoSec Skills platform where you will be able to create support requests, as needed.

Upon successful completion of your boot camp session, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from Infosec and the school or organization that you registered through.

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