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Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) (Voucher Included)

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.

6 Months / 120 Course Hrs
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Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) (Voucher Included) 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) (Voucher Included) 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.

Program Details

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 Evalutate 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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Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) (Voucher Included) 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.

Prerequisites / Requirements


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


Hardware Requirements: 

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

Software Requirements: 

  • Windows XP and later operating systems and the latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari browsers. (Although Firefox or Chrome is preferred). Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Other: Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional material requirements: 

  • The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment.
  • The registration fee for the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) exam is included with this program.
More About Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) (Voucher Included)

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.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) (Voucher Included) Frequently Asked Questions
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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 course hours. If after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete your program on time, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.

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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.
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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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