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CISA Domain: The Process of Auditing Information Systems - Part 1


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Target Audience
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Overview/Description
Auditing Information Systems has become an integral part of business management in both big and small corporate environments. This course examines the starting points for performing and IS audit and some of the standards, guidelines, tools and, techniques that can be used to setup, manage, and monitor the audit function. The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification is known worldwide as a standard of achievement for those who audit, control, monitor and assess an organization's information technology and business systems. CISA has been given ISO/IEC 17024:2003 certification by The American National Standards Institute (ANSI). This course will help to prepare learners for the CISA examination and follows the 2014 ISACA Candidate Information Guide.

Target Audience
Information Systems professionals with an interest in information systems audit, control, and security. A minimum of five years of professional information systems auditing, control, or security work experience is required for certification.

Expected Duration (hours)
2.5

Lesson Objectives

CISA Domain: The Process of Auditing Information Systems - Part 1

  • describe the role of the audit charter in the organization of the IS audit function
  • sequence the steps to perform audit planning
  • recognize the effect of laws and regulations on audit planning
  • recognize how to manage an IS audit function
  • describe the points of the code of professional ethics
  • recognize IS Audit and Assurance standards
  • identify the IT audit and assurance tools and techniques
  • match examples of ISACA auditing guidelines with the correct guideline
  • define the three categories of standards in the Information Technology Assurance Framework
  • define the guidelines and tools and techniques in the Information Technology Assurance Framework
  • recognize risk analysis concepts within an auditing context
  • recognize internal controls within an auditing context
  • describe IT audit and assurance standards
  • describe IT audit and assurance guidelines and tools and techniques
  • recognize standards, guidelines, and tools and techniques from the Information Technology Assurance Framework (ITAF)
  • work with concepts of risk analysis and internal controls within an auditing context
  • Course Number:
    sp_cisa_a01_it_enus