• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Discover the keys to conducting a successful audit - the nature of a business, its driving processes, and its underlying IT solutions. Examine controls and audit reporting in preparation for the CISA exam.

Learning Objectives

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) 2019: Information System Auditing

  • recall how IS auditing shows whether IT solutions meet business objectives efficiently and effectively
  • recognize expectations of conduct for CISA certified individuals
  • recall how auditing standards provide guidance for conducting efficient audits
  • interpret various types of documentation when preparing an IS audit
  • identify client needs that map to business objectives
  • recognize the importance of network documentation
  • list different categories of security controls including internal business process controls, IT controls, and sampling types
  • identify control objectives required to secure organizational assets along with the controls themselves
  • plan for audit funding, personnel, and related items
  • schedule audit phases
  • report serious discoveries including fraud or serious IT vulnerabilities
  • generate audit reports including which existing controls have passed or failed
  • communicate with stakeholders after audit recommendations are reported
  • identify how IS auditing identifies weak security controls

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.