The Wissenhive's CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) training is a globally recognized standard that allows the apprentice the requisite skillsets for governing and controlling enterprise IT and performing an effective security audit in the organization. Gaining expertise in developing, acquiring, examining, and implementing information systems and Master in learning standards, guidelines, and best practices of protecting them.
This CISA certification course ensures a standard for appraising IT auditor skills and expertise in instituting technology controls, assessing vulnerabilities in an enterprise environment, and enhancing your understanding of the information system audit process and how to protect it adequately. This program focuses on IT General Controls (ITGCs) and Key Risk Indicators (KRIs): validation processes, testing methodology, adherence to policy, procedures, and documentation.
Information Systems Acquisition and Development
Information Systems Implementation
Information Systems Operations
Protection of Information Assets
Security Event Management
Wissenhive’s Certified Information Systems Auditor Certification course will allow individuals to enhance their skills and gain advanced knowledge
Who should take this course?
The Certified Information Systems Auditor Certification course is ideal for IT professionals who are already working or want to make a career as a senior or professional in
A minimum of 5-years of professional information systems auditing, control or security work experience - as described in the CISA job practice areas - is required for certification. The work experience for CISA certification must be gained within the 10-year period preceding the application date for certification. Candidates have 5-years from the passing date to apply for certification.
The CISA exam is open to any individual who expresses an interest in IS auditing, control and security. It is four hours long and consists of 150 multiple-choice questions set around five job practice domains:
A score of 450 or higher (scored on a scale of 200 to 800) is required to pass the exam. It can be taken at any time in testing locations worldwide and remotely online. The exam is offered in English, Chinese Mandarin Simplified, Chinese Traditional, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Turkish.
Individuals looking to prepare for the exam can take advantage of preparation materials that are available through the ISACA. Many ISACA chapters also host CISA exam review courses. It is recommended that people preparing for the exam take as many practice tests as possible in addition to studying the ISACA Review Manual and learning to think like an accountant.
Adopting an accountant's mindset is beneficial because most of the people who write the CISA exam either work as accountants or in the financial services industry. Therefore, by thinking like an accountant, a test-taker can gain a greater understanding of the questions and answers and the way they were written.
If a CISA candidate passes the exam, they will be sent the information needed to apply for the CISA certificate. However, they must first ensure they have met the work experience requirements.
CISA applicants and certification holders must abide by ISACA's Continuing Professional Education (CPE) program. This training is to ensure that CISAs stay up to date and proficient in their fields.
The goals of the CPE program include:
ISACA requires maintenance fees and a minimum of 20 CPE hours annually, plus an additional 120 contact hours during a fixed three-year period.
The CISA certification is recognized worldwide as the sign of an individual's excellence within information system auditing. Benefits of a CISA certification include:
CISA certification can also impact an individual's salary. Professionals with CISA certification often make between $52,459 and $122,326 per year. Internal audit directors are one of the highest-paid positions with a CISA certificate. This position can make around $136,082 per year.