CISA Certification: Certified Information Systems Auditor

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CISA Certification Training Course Overview

Transform your IT security career with this CISA training course and become a Certified Information Systems Auditor. Learn information systems auditing, IT management and governance, IS testing and deployment, and asset protection skills. Master the techniques to protect IT systems and upskill your career as a certified information systems auditor

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CISA Certification Key Features

  • ISACA Exam Voucher
  • 5 simulation exams for practice
  • 24x7 course assistance service and access to recorded content
  • ISACA Accredited Instructors
  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • ISACA Exam Voucher
  • ISACA Accredited Instructors
  • 5 simulation exams for practice
  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • 24x7 course assistance service and access to recorded content
  • ISACA Exam Voucher
  • ISACA Accredited Instructors
  • 5 simulation exams for practice
  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • 24x7 course assistance service and access to recorded content

Skills Covered

  • Information Systems Auditing Process
  • Information Systems Acquisition Development and Implementation
  • Information Asset Protection
  • Auditing Information Systems and Assurance Guidelines
  • Governance and IT Management
  • Information Systems Operations and Business Resilience
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Identification
  • Information Systems Auditing Process
  • Governance and IT Management
  • Information Systems Acquisition Development and Implementation
  • Information Systems Operations and Business Resilience
  • Information Asset Protection
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Identification
  • Auditing Information Systems and Assurance Guidelines
  • Information Systems Auditing Process
  • Governance and IT Management
  • Information Systems Acquisition Development and Implementation
  • Information Systems Operations and Business Resilience
  • Information Asset Protection
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Identification
  • Auditing Information Systems and Assurance Guidelines

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Benefits

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is one of the most sought-after certification programs for professionals with information systems audit, control, and security skills. A CISA certification will enhance these critical skills and provide a competitive edge over your peers.

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  • Annual Salary
  • Hiring Companies
  • Annual Salary
    $73KMin
    $100KAverage
    $130KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    Goldman Sachs
    IBM
    EY
    Deloitte India
    Source: Indeed
  • Annual Salary
    $37KMin
    $63KAverage
    $75KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    HDFC Bank
    Michael Page
    Genpact
    CITI
    Source: Indeed
  • Annual Salary
    $45KMin
    $53KAverage
    $64KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    HDFC Bank
    Wells Fargo
    Genpact
    EY
    Source: Indeed

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CISA Certification Course Curriculum

Eligibility

This CISA course can be taken by IS/IT auditors, IT compliance managers, chief compliance officers, chief risk and privacy officers, security heads, and security managers.

To be eligible to take the CISA exam, you must meet the following requirements:

Successful completion of the CISA exam

Certification application within the 5-year window post-exam

Accumulation of 5 years of work experience in IS audit, control, assurance, or security

Eligibility criteria for job roles under IS audit, control, assurance, or security experience can be found here

All relevant experience must fall within the past 10 years of the application

At least 2 years of experience should align with the CISA job practice areas. Areas listed here

General Work Experience Waiver (Optional) - One year may be replaced with one year of work experience in information systems or financial audit.

Education Experience Waiver -(Optional) Only 1 may be applied and documentation required. Click here for more details 
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Pre-requisites

The CISA exam is open to anyone who has an interest in information security.

You can still take the CISA exam even if you haven’t met the experience requirements yet, although you’ll have to meet those before getting CISA Certification. 

Pre requisites:

Work experience verification must be independently confirmed by an individual with whom you have collaborated.
Verifiers cannot be
- Immediate or extended family
- Human Resources Department
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Course Content

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor(CISA®)

    Preview
    • Domain 00 - Course Introduction

      07:02Preview
      • 0.1 Course Introduction
        07:02
    • Domain 01 - Process of Auditing Information Systems

      02:37:35Preview
      • 1.1 Introduction
        01:00
      • 1.2 Objectives
        00:43
      • 1.3 Task and Knowledge Statement Introduction
        00:58
      • 1.4 Knowledge Statement 1.1
        08:09
      • 1.5 Knowledge Statement 1.2
        25:55
      • 1.6 Knowledge Statement 1.3
        07:14
      • 1.7 Knowledge Statement 1.4
        11:19
      • 1.8 Knowledge Statement 1.5
        09:47
      • 1.9 Knowledge Statement 1.6
        14:04
      • 1.10 Knowledge Statement 1.7
        10:57
      • 1.11 Knowledge Statement 1.8
        15:47
      • 1.12 Knowledge Statement 1.9
        15:06
      • 1.13 Knowledge Statement 1.10
        19:30
      • 1.14 Knowledge Statement 1.11
        10:08
      • 1.15 Quiz
        00:05
      • 1.16 Quiz Question 1
        00:40
      • 1.17 Quiz Solution 1
        00:45
      • 1.18 Quiz Question 2
        00:40
      • 1.19 Quiz Solution 2
        00:45
      • 1.20 Quiz Question 3
        00:40
      • 1.21 Quiz Solution 3
        00:45
      • 1.22 Quiz Question 4
        00:34
      • 1.23 Quiz Solution 4
        00:36
      • 1.24 Case Study 1 Scenario
        00:35
      • 1.25 Case Study 1 Questions
      • 1.26 Case Study 2 Scenario
        00:10
      • 1.27 Case Study 2 Questions
      • 1.28 Key Takeaways
        00:38
      • 1.29 Conclusion
        00:05
    • Domain 02 - Governance and Management of IT

      03:09:48Preview
      • 2.1 Introduction
        01:10
      • 2.2 Objectives
        00:49
      • 2.3 Knowledge Statement 2.1
        13:52
      • 2.4 Knowledge Statement 2.2
        14:21
      • 2.5 Knowledge Statement 2.3
        08:13
      • 2.6 Knowledge Statement 2.4
        14:00
      • 2.7 Knowledge Statement 2.5
        10:57
      • 2.8 Knowledge Statement 2.6
        12:53
      • 2.9 Knowledge Statement 2.7
        11:37
      • 2.10 Knowledge Statement 2.8
        11:58
      • 2.11 Knowledge Statement 2.9
        13:47
      • 2.12 Knowledge Statement 2.10
        09:10
      • 2.13 Knowledge Statement 2.11
        09:20
      • 2.14 Knowledge Statement 2.12 and 2.13
        09:55
      • 2.15 Knowledge Statement 2.14
        09:22
      • 2.16 Knowledge Statement 2.15
        10:40
      • 2.17 Knowledge Statement 2.16
        15:32
      • 2.18 Knowledge Statement 2.17
        04:04
      • 2.19 Quiz
        00:12
      • 2.20 Quiz Question 1
        00:20
      • 2.21 Quiz Solution 1
        00:38
      • 2.22 Quiz Question 2
        00:20
      • 2.23 Quiz Solution 2
        00:20
      • 2.24 Quiz Question 3
        00:30
      • 2.25 Quiz Solution 3
        01:00
      • 2.26 Quiz Question 4
        00:20
      • 2.27 Quiz Solution 4
        00:37
      • 2.28 Quiz Question 5
        00:15
      • 2.29 Quiz Solution 5
        00:40
      • 2.30 Case Study 1 Scenario
        00:35
      • 2.31 Case Study 1 Questions
      • 2.32 Case Study 2 Scenario
        00:25
      • 2.33 Case Study 2 Questions
      • 2.34 Key Takeaways
        01:51
      • 2.35 Conclusion
        00:05
    • Domain 03 - Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation

      02:31:36Preview
      • 3.1 Introduction
        01:41
      • 3.2 Objectives
        00:43
      • 3.3 Knowledge Statement 3.1
        06:40
      • 3.4 Knowledge Statement 3.2
        17:22
      • 3.5 Knowledge Statement 3.3
        05:13
      • 3.6 Knowledge Statement 3.4
        22:40
      • 3.7 Knowledge Statement 3.5
        07:23
      • 3.8 Knowledge Statement 3.6
        08:01
      • 3.9 Knowledge Statement 3.7
        09:39
      • 3.10 Knowledge Statement 3.8
        09:35
      • 3.11 Knowledge Statement 3.9
        08:30
      • 3.12 Knowledge Statement 3.10
        14:19
      • 3.13 Knowledge Statement 3.11
        07:26
      • 3.14 Knowledge Statement 3.12
        07:10
      • 3.15 Knowledge Statement 3.13
        06:38
      • 3.16 Knowledge Statement 3.14
        11:42
      • 3.17 Quiz
        00:12
      • 3.18 Quiz Question 1
        00:25
      • 3.19 Quiz Solution 1
        00:25
      • 3.20 Quiz Question 2
        00:25
      • 3.21 Quiz Solution 2
        00:30
      • 3.22 Quiz Question 3
        00:25
      • 3.23 Quiz Solution 3
        00:35
      • 3.24 Quiz Question 4
        00:25
      • 3.25 Quiz Solution 4
        00:35
      • 3.26 Case Study 1 Scenario
        00:35
      • 3.27 Case Study 1 Questions
      • 3.28 Case Study 2 Scenario
        00:25
      • 3.29 Case Study 2 Questions
      • 3.30 Key Takeaways
        01:52
      • 3.31 Conclusion
        00:05
    • Domain 04 - Information Systems Operations, Maintenance and Service Management

      02:56:00Preview
      • 4.1 Introduction
        01:19
      • 4.2 Objectives
        00:43
      • 4.3 Knowledge Statement 4.1
        10:57
      • 4.4 Knowledge Statement 4.2
        05:29
      • 4.5 Knowledge Statement 4.3
        04:12
      • 4.6 Knowledge Statement 4.4
        04:51
      • 4.7 Knowledge Statement 4.5
        23:35
      • 4.8 Knowledge Statement 4.6
        08:25
      • 4.9 Knowledge Statement 4.7
        05:52
      • 4.10 Knowledge Statement 4.8
        09:12
      • 4.11 Knowledge Statement 4.9
        07:38
      • 4.12 Knowledge Statement 4.10
        02:57
      • 4.13 Knowledge Statement 4.11
        06:29
      • 4.14 Knowledge Statement 4.12
        10:37
      • 4.15 Knowledge Statement 4.13
        13:10
      • 4.16 Knowledge Statement 4.14
        06:28
      • 4.17 Knowledge Statement 4.15
        04:52
      • 4.18 Knowledge Statement 4.16
        07:06
      • 4.19 Knowledge Statement 4.17
        04:52
      • 4.20 Knowledge Statement 4.18
        05:02
      • 4.21 Knowledge Statement 4.19
        10:23
      • 4.22 Knowledge Statement 4.20
        05:14
      • 4.23 Knowledge Statement 4.21
        02:51
      • 4.24 Knowledge Statement 4.22
        02:42
      • 4.25 Knowledge Statement 4.23
        03:57
      • 4.26 Quiz
        00:12
      • 4.27 Quiz Question 1
        00:25
      • 4.28 Quiz Solution 1
        00:45
      • 4.29 Quiz Question 2
        00:30
      • 4.30 Quiz Solution 2
        00:20
      • 4.31 Quiz Question 3
        00:30
      • 4.32 Quiz Solution 3
        00:45
      • 4.33 Quiz Question 4
        00:30
      • 4.34 Quiz Solution 4
        00:45
      • 4.35 Quiz Question 5
        00:30
      • 4.36 Quiz Solution 5
        00:45
      • 4.37 Case Study 1 Scenario
        00:35
      • 4.38 Case study 1 Questions
      • 4.39 Case Study 2 Scenario
        00:25
      • 4.40 Case study 2 Questions
      • 4.41 Key Takeaways
        00:05
      • 4.42 Conclusion
        00:05
    • Domain 05 - Protection of Information Assets

      03:05:15Preview
      • 5.1 Introduction
        01:48
      • 5.2 Objectives
        00:43
      • 5.3 Knowledge Statement 5.1
        07:22
      • 5.4 Knowledge Statement 5.2
        06:30
      • 5.5 Knowledge Statement 5.3
        07:34
      • 5.6 Knowledge Statement 5.4 and 5.5
        13:55
      • 5.7 Knowledge Statement 5.6
        08:13
      • 5.8 Knowledge Statement 5.7
        07:40
      • 5.9 Knowledge Statement 5.8
        05:30
      • 5.10 Knowledge Statement 5.9
        05:31
      • 5.11 Knowledge Statement 5.10
        04:39
      • 5.12 Knowledge Statement 5.11
        12:35
      • 5.13 Knowledge Statement 5.12
        12:44
      • 5.14 Knowledge Statement 5.13
        08:02
      • 5.15 Knowledge Statement 5.14
        09:12
      • 5.16 Knowledge Statement 5.15
        05:02
      • 5.17 Knowledge Statement 5.16
        08:27
      • 5.18 Knowledge Statement 5.17
        04:49
      • 5.19 Knowledge Statement 5.18
        02:52
      • 5.20 Knowledge Statement 5.19
        04:52
      • 5.21 Knowledge Statement 5.20
        04:51
      • 5.22 Knowledge Statement 5.21
        09:53
      • 5.23 Knowledge Statement 5.22
        04:13
      • 5.24 Knowledge Statement 5.23
        06:05
      • 5.25 Knowledge Statement 5.24
        03:25
      • 5.26 Knowledge Statement 5.25
        07:08
      • 5.27 Knowledge Statement 5.26
        04:59
      • 5.28 Quiz
        00:05
      • 5.29 Quiz Question 1
        00:15
      • 5.30 Quiz Solution 1
        00:25
      • 5.31 Quiz Question 2
        00:30
      • 5.32 Quiz Solution 2
        00:45
      • 5.33 Quiz Question 3
        00:13
      • 5.34 Quiz Solution 3
        00:45
      • 5.35 Quiz Question 4
        00:30
      • 5.36 Quiz Solution 4
        00:45
      • 5.37 Case Study Scenario
        00:35
      • 5.38 Case Study Questions
      • 5.39 Key Takeaways
        01:43
      • 5.40 Conclusion
        00:10
    • Course Summary

      05:00
      • CISA Summary
        05:00
    • Course Case Study

      00:35Preview
      • Course Case Study
        00:35
    • Quiz

      • Quiz

CISA Training Course Advisor

  • Dean Pompilio

    Dean Pompilio

    Technical Trainer, Owner- Steppingstonesolutions Inc

    Mr.Pompilio has been an IT Professional since 1989. He has worn many hats along the way and holds over 20 IT certifications which include EC-Council CEI, CEH, CHFI, CISSP, CISA, CISM. His passion is to help IT professionals achieve their training goals and career growth.

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CISA Course Exam & Certification

CISA Certification: Certified Information Systems Auditor
  • How will I become a CISA-certified professional?

    To become a CISA-certified professional, you must meet the following requirements:

    • Pass the CISA examination
    • Apply for CISA certification
    • Adherence to the Code of Professional Ethics
    • Adherence to the Continuing Professional Education Program
    • Compliance with the Information Systems Auditing Standards

    For additional information, please visit ISACA’s CISA page: https://www.isaca.org/credentialing/cisa

    *Exam Pass Guarantee: Applicable to learners

    Simplilearn offers an Exam Pass Guarantee to students who complete our course training. In case the students fail the ISACA CISA final exam, we offer a voucher (free of charge) to retake the exam.

    T&C for claiming the retake voucher as a part of the exam pass guarantee:

    • Attend at least one complete instructor-led class
    • Score over 85% in at least 3 of the 5 test papers provided along with the course
    • Must attempt the final exam within 30 days from the date of course completion
    • Produce exam failure notice received from ISACA

  • What is the minimum required work experience for a CISA certification?

    To get your CISA certification, you need a minimum of 5 years of professional information systems auditing, control or security work experience–as described in the CISA job practice areas—to be gained within the ten years preceding the application date for certification. Candidates must have applied five years from the passing date.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    Online Classroom:

    • Attend one complete batch or complete 85% of the online self-learning content
    • Complete one simulation test with a minimum score of 60%

    Online Self-learning:

    • Complete 85% of the online self-learning content.
    • Complete one simulation test with a minimum score of 60%

  • Is this CISA course accredited and aligned with the latest exam version?

    Yes, this Certified information systems auditor certification course aligns with the latest exam edition to reflect the most current industry trends impacting the IT audit profession.

    Yes, Simplilearn is an accredited ISACA partner, and the content taught in the Live Classes is from accredited ISACA trainers.
     

  • How long does it take to complete the CISA course?

    If you take the self-paced online CISA training course, you will take about 40 hours to complete. For live virtual courses, you will take 32 hours to complete the course.

  • What is the ISACA Code of Professional Ethics?

    ISACA sets forth this Code of Professional Ethics to guide the professional and personal conduct of members of the association and its certification holders.

    Members and ISACA certification holders shall:

    • systems and technSupport the implementation of, and encourage compliance with, appropriate standards and procedures for the effective governance and management of enterprise information systems and technology, including: audit, control, security and risk management.
    • Perform their duties with objectivity, due diligence and professional care, in accordance with professional standards.
    • Serve in the interest of stakeholders in a lawful manner, while maintaining high standards of conduct and character and not discrediting their profession or the Association.
    • Maintain the privacy and confidentiality of information obtained in the course of their activities unless disclosure is required by legal authority. Such information shall not be used for personal benefit or released to inappropriate parties.
    • Maintain competency in their respective fields and agree to undertake only those activities they can reasonably expect to complete with the necessary skills, knowledge and competence.
    • Inform appropriate parties of the results of work performed, including the disclosure of all significant facts known to them that, if not disclosed, may distort the reporting of the results.
    • Support the professional education of stakeholders in enhancing their understanding of the governance and management of enterprise information ology, including audit, control, security and risk management.
       

  • How long is the CISA certification from Simplilearn valid for?

    The CISA course completion certificate from Simplilearn has lifelong validity.

  • Do you provide any practice tests as a part of this CISA course?

    Yes, we provide 1 practice test as part of our CISA course to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this free CISA Exam Prep Questions to understand the type of tests that are part of the CISA course curriculum.

  • Are there any domains I should prioritize when studying for the CISA exam?

    While studying all five CISA domains is crucial for success, understanding their relative weightage can guide strategic preparation.

    According to the ISACA CISA Exam Outline, the approximate weightage for each domain is as follows:

    Domains

    Average Weight

    1. Information Systems Auditing Process 21%
    2. Governance and IT Management 17%
    3. Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation 12%
    4. Information Systems Operations and Business Resilience 23%
    5. Information Asset Protection 27%
    Total 100%

    However, it's crucial to remember:

    • Weightage can vary slightly from exam to exam.
    • Neglecting domains with lower weightage could still lead to missed questions and a lower score.
    • Exam questions often integrate concepts from multiple domains, requiring a holistic understanding.

CISA Training Course Reviews

  • Kalavathi R Srivatsa

    Kalavathi R Srivatsa

    Project manager

    I attended the CISA training with the expectation of gaining a comprehensive understanding of the CISA exam and certification. The training was delivered with a high level of professionalism, and the trainer explained complex logic with ease. Overall, it was excellent and met my expectations, providing thorough insights into the subject matter.

  • Samuel Rajesh

    Samuel Rajesh

    Sales Associate

    I enrolled for the CISA certification from Simplilearn and found it to be amazing. The CISA training provided was comprehensive and insightful. I believe the CISA training is a valuable investment for my professional growth.

  • Thomas Michael

    Thomas Michael

    Senior Information Security Analyst

    I had a great experience doing the online CISA Course from Simplilearn. This course was a proper combination of video recording and human interaction. The instructor has a sound knowledge of the subject and the examples provided were very apt. It helped me to take the exam confidently and pass with flying colors. Thanks Simplilearn.

  • Simhachalam Mamidi

    Simhachalam Mamidi

    Manager - Quality, Risk Advisory & IT Audit at Wipro

    The CISA training provides a comprehensive and structured course methodology, making it ideal for professionals seeking CISA certification. The well-organized content ensures a thorough understanding of key concepts. Greatly appreciate the clarity and depth of the material.

  • Navin Malhotra

    Navin Malhotra

    Audit Manager

    Training course provided gives a very good understanding on five domains of CISA certification. It is going to prove a very handy and good reading material for self-study for exam preparation.

  • Santosh Veetil

    Santosh Veetil

    Manager Regulatory and Compliance

    Very good training on CISA. It was really helpful in understanding the basic concepts of infrastructure and IT operations.

  • Diptiman Singh

    Diptiman Singh

    Overall structure of training was good and it has achieved its intended objectives.

  • Rakesh Rathod

    Rakesh Rathod

    CISA overall training was good.

  • Omkar Damle

    Omkar Damle

    Good Knowledge of trainer. Very cooperative on course speed and repeated explanations. Content arrangement is very good.

  • Samir Satam

    Samir Satam

    The faculty displayed thorough knowledge on the subject.

  • Deepak Rana

    Deepak Rana

    Thorough and detailed discussion during the batch helped to understand the concepts better.

  • Rohit Rajvanshi

    Rohit Rajvanshi

    Classroom training helped me to understand the key concepts and interactions with a highly qualified trainer too was greatly helpful.

  • Rajeev Sharma

    Rajeev Sharma

    The training course covered all the required topics.

  • Bhupender Sharma

    Bhupender Sharma

    An excellent way of delivering the CISA content. I find it really helpful.

  • Kedar Raval

    Kedar Raval

    Senior Consultant Telecom, IT and Information Security

    Very helpful for career in Information Security. The best part of the training is that the trainer is giving many practical and real-time examples to clarify concepts. Thank you.

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CISA Certification Related FAQs

  • How many questions are there in the CISA certification exam?

    ISACA uses and reports scores on a standard scale from 200 to 800. For example, a scaled score of 800 represents a perfect score with all questions answered correctly; a scaled score of 200 is the lowest score possible and signifies that only a few questions were answered correctly. You need to score 450 or higher to pass the CISA® Exam.

  • Do you assist in the CISA Exam application process? What is the date of the next CISA exam?

    Yes, we do assist in the CISA exam application process. You can state your queries on community.simplilearn.com and get them answered along with any other query or concern that you might have about the CISA course.
    The CISA exam is conducted thrice yearly in July, September, and December. To find the exam locations & dates go to (www.isaca.org/certification/pages/exam-locations.aspx)

  • Is this live CISA training, or will I be learning from pre-recorded videos?

    If you enroll for self-paced e-learning, you will have access to pre-recorded videos. If you enroll for the online classroom Flexi-Pass, you will have access to live training conducted online and pre-recorded videos.

  • What after CISA?

    Achieving a CISA certification offers many career benefits. However, it would help if you didn’t stop upskilling yourself, as the world of cybersecurity is quite dynamic. Here are some courses you can consider after becoming a certified information systems auditor.

  • What’s included in the CISA course?

    The CISA course is divided into five modules that cover the complete scope of IS audits and reviews. Each of these modules comes with individual professional credits that are reflected in the final certificate.

    Module 1 – The Process of Auditing Information Systems
    Module 2 – CISA’s Role in IT Governance
    Module 3 – CISA’s Role in Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle Management
    Module 4 – CISA’s Role in IT Service Delivery and Support
    Module 5 – CISA’s Role in the Protection of Information Assets.

  • Why get a CISA Certification?

    The practices and skills required by the CISA certification are the building blocks in this field. The benefits of a certified information systems auditor certification are:

    • Validates your experience and knowledge in the field
    • Markets and quantifies expertise
    • Demonstrates tactical skills required to crack the examination
    • Global recognition as a IS audit professional
    • Increased value to the organization
    • Competitive advantage over peers
    • Credibility in the job market
    • High professional standard
    • High salary
    • CISA Certification

  • What is the average annual salary for CISA-certified professionals? Top job roles they're hired for?

    Professionals with a CISA certification typically earn USD 108,000 annually. However, please note that the salaries of CISA-certified professionals might vary significantly based on their place of residence, years of experience, and employer.

    A CISA certification can land you jobs such as IT audit manager, cyber security manager, internal auditor, compliance analyst, risk analyst, data protection officer, security officer, information technology auditor, senior information security auditor, internal audit manager, and information technology manager. 

    The main job description of an information technology auditor is to see that there is no fraud, unnecessary spending, or noncompliance with governmental laws and federal regulations, as well as to analyze and prepare reports for management.

    CISA certificate holders are likely to be hired for roles listed below:

    • Internal Auditor
    • Public Accounting Auditor
    • Information Security Analyst
    • Network Operation Security Engineer
    • IT Audit Manager
    • Cybersecurity professional
    • IT Risk and Assurance Manager
    • IT Consulting
    • Privacy Officer
    • PCI Security Specialist

  • What is CISA used for?

    The CISA certification, offered by ISACA, validates a professional’s expertise in IT auditing and helps them advance in their careers. It is world-renowned as the standard of achievement for those who apply a risk-based approach to planning, executing, and reporting on audit engagements. Take Simplilearn’s CISA course to prepare for the CISA certification [certified information systems auditor certification] exam and increase marketability.

  • Is the CISA course challenging to learn?

    Initially, you may need time to get acquainted with the terminologies used in the CISA course material. However, our instructors have rich training experience and help you understand all the concepts easily. 

  • What does an IT auditor do, and what skills do you need to become an IT auditor?

    IT auditors monitor an organization's IT systems and infrastructure and ensure they run smoothly. They assess internal performance controls and conduct automated and computer data processing audits. They create internal audit reports and communicate their findings to others to offer solutions regarding security and compliance. A CISA certification can help you understand what it takes to be a successful IT auditor.

    Professionals need specialized skills to become seasoned IT auditors, including knowledge of IT infrastructure, data analysis, computer security, IT risk, security risk management, IS auditing process, and governance and management of IT. A CISA certification can ensure that you have developed all these skills. 

  • What industries use CISA the most?

    Almost all businesses are trying to keep pace with the advancing technologies by adopting digital transformation. This has increased cyber threats and driven the demand for skilled cyber security professionals, including IT auditors. Some top industries that hire CISA certification holders are banking, healthcare, eCommerce, manufacturing, and information technology. Our CISA course can help you become eligible to enter any of these industrial sectors. 

  • Which companies hire IT Security Officers?

    Cyber security is a top priority for every organization owing to the alarming rate of data breaches worldwide. JP Morgan Chase, KPMG International, Fidelity Investments, Deloitte, and PwC are the top firms hiring CISA certification holders as part of their cyber security initiatives.

  • What are the responsibilities of CISA Experts?

    CISA experts assess and audit information systems to ensure they are secure, reliable, and compliant with regulations. They evaluate IT infrastructure, policies, and procedures, identify vulnerabilities and risks, and recommend controls and measures to mitigate them. Additionally, CISA professionals assure stakeholders regarding the effectiveness of information systems controls and help organizations maintain the integrity and confidentiality of their data.

  • What does CISA do?

    CISA is a professional certification offered by ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association). Individuals who earn the CISA certification(certified information systems auditor certification) demonstrate expertise in auditing, controlling, and assuring information systems. CISA professionals are skilled in assessing vulnerabilities, managing IT risks, and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards. They safeguard organizations' information assets and systems from cybersecurity threats and risks.

  • How do you renew the CISA certificate?

    To renew the CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) certificate, professionals must fulfill the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) requirements set by ISACA, the organization that administers the certification. This involves earning several CPE credits within the renewal period, typically every three years. 

    CPE activities may include attending relevant training courses, conferences, webinars, seminars, publishing articles, or presenting on related topics. Once the required CPE credits are obtained, individuals can submit their renewal application and fees to ISACA to maintain their CISA certification.
     

  • How do the CISA Experts continue with professional education?

    CISA experts continue their professional education through various means, including attending seminars, workshops, and conferences related to information systems auditing, control, and assurance. 

    They also engage in ongoing learning by reading industry publications, participating in webinars, and taking advanced training courses. Additionally, maintaining membership with ISACA and fulfilling their Continuing Professional Education requirements ensures that CISA professionals stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the field and maintain their certification status.
     

  • Why does ISACA offer this certification to professionals?

    ISACA offers the CISA certification to professionals to validate their expertise in information systems auditing, control, and assurance. This certification demonstrates proficiency in assessing vulnerabilities, managing IT risks, and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards. ISACA provides this certification to help professionals advance their careers in information systems auditing and gain recognition for their skills and knowledge.

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