• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Explore how IT management frameworks provide a structured approach to managing and auditing IT assets and how risk assessments often drive the IS audit in preparation for the CISA exam.

Learning Objectives

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) 2019: IT Management Frameworks

  • identify how IT governance provides a structured approach to ensuring IT solutions are aligned with business goals, including outsourced tasks
  • describe how COBIT can ensure business objectives are met by aligning appropriate IT processes
  • list how ITIL practices can streamline IT service delivery
  • recognize how ISO/IEC standards can result in proper IT governance
  • describe how risk management can improve business operations
  • map various risk treatments to threats
  • recognize how the Business Model for Information Security encompasses information security planning, implementation, and management
  • describe the Information Technology Assurance Framework
  • describe the purpose of IT balanced scorecards
  • map common framework characteristics to IS audits

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.