College of Management and IT (CMIT)Certified Information Security Auditor

Certified Information Security Auditor

12 Months
Online, Online Courses - Distance Learning
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

Course Details

IT Security is considered by many to be the fastest growing and most lucrative sector in the IT market. With today’s leading companies putting ever-growing importance on the security of their infrastructure, IT Security pros are capitalising on acquiring high salary positions to protect these businesses systems. CISAs are recognised internationally as professionals with the knowledge, skills, experience and credibility to leverage standards, manage vulnerabilities, ensure compliance, offer solutions, institute controls and deliver value to the enterprise.

This course includes the following features:

  • Instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations to develop your skills based on real-world scenarios.
  • Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind all your lectures. This gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.
  • Flash Cards and Education Games are also provided throughout the course.
  • Practice exams prepare you for your exams. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared if you are taking a certification exam.
  • You can also interact and collaborate with other students through our forums, student contributions and announcement features.

Who should complete this course?

  • Internal and External Auditors (Both IT and Financial).
  • Compliance Officers and Finance/CPA Professionals.
  • Information Security Professionals, Risk Management Professionals and IT Professionals and Management.

Topics covered in this Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) course

Module 1: The Process of Auditing Information Systems

IS Audit Strategy
ISACA IT Audit and Assurance Standards
IT Audit and Assurance Guidelines
IT Audit and Assurance Tools and Techniques
Risk-based audit planning and audit project management techniques
Audit quality assurance (QA) systems and frameworks
Types of audits (e.g., internal, external, financial)

Module 2: IT Governance and Management

IT strategy
IT organisational structure
IT human resources (personnel) management
IT resource management
IT management and monitoring of controls
Organisation’s business continuity plan (BCP)
Business impact analysis (BIA)

Module 3: Information Systems Acquisition, Development, and Implementation

IT supplier selection and contract management processes
Benefits realisation practices
Risk management practices
System development methodologies and tools

Module 4: Information Systems Operations, Maintenance, and Support

IT service management framework and practices
Database management practices
Service management frameworks
Capacity planning and related monitoring tools
Change management, configuration management, release management and patch management practices

Module 5: Protection of Information Assets

Information security and privacy policies
Information security standards
Information security procedures
Generally accepted practices and applicable external requirements
Techniques for the design, implementation, maintenance, monitoring and reporting of security controls

Following completion of the online assessment, you will receive a Certificate in Advanced Systems Security from the College of Management and IT (CMIT).
You may optionally take exams to receive certification. Exam fees are not included in the course price. Click here for exam information.

Technical Requirements
Broadband internet connection of at least 10Mbps.
Browser – we recommend Chrome or Safari for Tablet or Apple Mac; and Firefox or Internet Explorer for PC hardware.
Operating System – PC (Windows 7 or later), Mac or Android.

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