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Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Information security is one of the fastest-growing career paths in the IT industry, and professionals with the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification are already a step ahead of their competition. This certification is extremely technical, proving your abilities more than other certifications might. CISAs are recognized internationally as experts with highly specialized skills, experience, and credibility—and you can become one of them with our online CISA training course.

CISAs are held in high regard, because they truly have the ability to deliver value to their organizations: leveraging standards, managing vulnerabilities, ensuring compliance, offering solutions, and instituting controls. The CISA certification is offered by ISACA, a globally recognized IT association, and the exam reflects the vital and evolving responsibilities of IT auditors.

If you want to improve your earnings and reach the next level of professional fulfillment, our accredited course will prepare you for the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) exam and help you obtain this important certification. This course offers enrollment with or without a voucher. The voucher is pre paid access to sit for the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) exam would be is included with this course exam upon eligibility. 

6 Months / 120 Course Hrs
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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES344

What 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


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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.


I. Module 1

  1. Introduction
  2. Audit Process
  3. Auditing Standards
  4. Auditing Guidelines
  5. Cobit Model
  6. Audit Management
  7. Internal Control Classifications
  8. Planning
  9. Program
  10. Evidence
  11. Audit Control Evaluation
  12. C S A Control Self- Assessment

II. Module 2

  1. IT Governance
  2. Outsourcing And Governance
  3. IT Strategy
  4. Governance And Security Policies
  5. Organizational Compliance
  6. Outsourcing And Globalization
  7. Outsourcing
  8. IT Performance

III. Module 3

  1. System And Infrastructure
  2. Requirements
  3. Project Management Tools- Part 1
  4. Project Management Tools- Part 2
  5. Applications
  6. Agile Development
  7. Monitoring And Controlling
  8. Acquisition Process
  9. Testing Process
  10. Information Systems Maintenance Practices
  11. Data Conversion Tools

IV. Module 4

  1. Media Disposal Process
  2. Post Implementation Review
  3. Periodic Review
  4. System Maintenance

V. Module 5

  1. IT Service Delivery And Support
  2. How To Evaluate Service Level Management Practices
  3. Operations Management
  4. Databases
  5. Structured Query Language
  6. Monitoring Performance
  7. Source Code And Performance Monitoring
  8. Patch Management
  9. Incident Management
  10. Hardware Component Types
  11. Network Component Types

VI. Module 6

  1. S Auditor Technical Overview
  2. Security Design
  3. Monitoring Systems
  4. Types Of Attacks
  5. Cryptography
  6. Encryption
  7. Asymmetric Encryption
  8. Digital Certificate
  9. Different Kinds Of Attacks
  10. Access Controls
  11. Identification And Authentication
  12. Physical Access Exposure
  13. Environmental Security
  14. Network Security Devices And Network Components
  15. Network Address Translation
  16. Virtual Private Networks
  17. Voice System Risks
  18. Intrusion Detection
  19. Firewalls
  20. Firewall Implementation
  21. Network Access Protection
  22. Honey Pot
  23. Risks To Portable And Wireless Devices
  24. Bluetooth
  25. OSI Networking
  26. Managing Data

VII. Module 7

  1. Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery
  2. Fault Tolerance
  3. Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery Regulations
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Instructors & Support

Chrys Thorsen

Chrys Thorsen is an experienced IT instructor with over 30 years of experience in IT. Thorsen is the founder and owner of IT without Borders, a company specializing in high-end IT consulting. Over the past 10 years, Thorsen has focused on IT certification instruction, quickly becoming a recognized industry leader in a variety of certifications.




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


Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.

Software Requirements: 

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment.

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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.

About Certification


ISACA is a nonprofit, independent organization that works to implement globally accepted practices and cutting-edge knowledge throughout the information systems industry. With more than 140,000 professionals in 180 countries, ISACA is truly a worldwide association and can provide you with the credentials and prestige you need to get ahead in your career. Enroll in a course certified by ISACA and start toward a career in a lucrative and growing industry.


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Can I register for a course if I am an international student?

Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country’s regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

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

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

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

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, 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 course and financial obligation.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. 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. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more:

How can I get more information about this course?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, representatives are available via LIVE chat. You can also call us at 1-877-221-5151 during regular business hours to have your questions promptly answered. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please send us a question using the “Contact Us” form.

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