• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course explores the importance of continuously monitoring business processes, and the applicable supporting IT solutions. You will learn how information system (IS) auditing can identify and assist in continuous process improvement. In this course, learners will acquire knowledge of the skills necessary to audit monitoring solutions and business processes. You will explore how to establish baselines to easily detect anomalies. Then learn how to set a baseline for specific systems, like a web server, its normal performance, and the server's normal pattern of network. This course will list various sampling types, such as attribute, variables, and statistical and discovery sampling, which play a role in the audit process. You will learn how to filter logs and enable centralized log collection. Next, explore how to work with optimal settings for packet capturing placement, and for intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems. This course covers new malware variance, new hardware and software vulnerabilities, as well as other events that impact processes or IT infrastructure, such as the flooding of a data center. This course helps learners prepare for the ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor  (CISA) certification exam.

Learning Objectives

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Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Executive Cyber Leadership
  • Systems Analysis