• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Explore the variety of methods through which stored data can be secured and made highly available, despite the realization of malware threats, as you prepare for the CISA exam.

Learning Objectives

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) 2019: Data Storage & Malware

  • distinguish between data and information and describe how they are secured
  • define the relationship between big data and the value of data analytics
  • list methods of securing a SAN
  • enable password authentication for iSCSI target access
  • recognize common security options available with cloud storage
  • ensure that decommissioned storage media does not contain retrievable data artifacts
  • identify common database hardening techniques
  • deploy Microsoft SQL Database in the Azure cloud
  • implement a database replication strategy
  • identify data availability strategies, including whether security controls are still in place after data recovery
  • protect data using the Windows Backup feature
  • protect data by backing it up to the cloud
  • distinguish between malware types
  • identify the various forms of social engineering and the related security risks
  • implement controls that provide data availability

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.