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IT-S 203 - Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Preparation Course

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
IT-S 203 19 December 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-S 203 09 January 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-S 203 06 February 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-S 203 06 March 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-S 203 03 April 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-S 203 29 May 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-S 203 26 June 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-S 203 24 July 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-S 203 21 August 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-S 203 18 September 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-S 203 16 October 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-S 203 13 November 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-S 203 11 December 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The aim of the course is to prepare participants to CISA certification, as well as help them to gain insight about IT Auditing world.

The CISA designation is a globally recognized certification for IS audit control, assurance and security professionals. Being CISA-certified showcases your audit experience, skills and knowledge, and demonstrates you are capable to assess vulnerabilities, report on compliance and institute controls within the enterprise.

This is a course preparation for certification exam/procedure. The fee doesn't include exam fee. The exam date and application should be done by participant(s) themselves. Please contact us for details and further clarification

Course Overview

  • Revealing the secrets for being a successful auditor 
  • Performing an audit process 
  • Understanding the basics of networking technology
  • Keeping information assets safe
  • Identifying possible threats 

Who Should Attend?

  • Security Consultant
  • Security Manager
  • IT Director/Manager
  • Security Auditor
  • Security Architect

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

Introduction to CISA

  • Introduction to ISACA
  • Other ISACA Certifications
  • CISA Exam Info
  • CISA Areas
  • CISA Task and Knowledge Statements

Secrets of a Successful Auditor

  • Why to audit?
  • Regulations
  • Asset, Threat, Vulnerability
  • Policies, Standards, Guidelines, and Procedures
  • Types of Audits
  • Audits vs Assessment
  • Auditor and Auditee Roles
  • ISACA IS Audit Standards
  • Data owner, user, custodian

Managing IT Governance

  • Understanding Business
  • Strategy
  • Management Objectives
  • IT Steering Committee
  • Balanced Scorecard (BSC)
  • Funding Methods
  • Types of Policies
  • Sourcing Practices
  • Insourcing vs Outsourcing
  • Risk Management
  • Business Process Reengineering

Day 2

Audit Process

  • Program vs Project
  • Audit Program
  • Audit Planning Issues
  • 10 audit stages
  • Approving the audit charter or engagement letter
  • Preplanning the audit
  • Performing a risk assessment
  • Determining whether an audit is possible
  • Performing the actual audit
  • Gathering evidence
  • Performing audit tests
  • Analyzing the results
  • Reporting the results
  • Conducting any follow-up activities

 

Day 3

Networking Technology Basics

  • Computer hardware architecture
  • System Control
  • RAID operating levels
  • Seven layers of the OSI model
  • OSI processing of headers and data
  • Network Topologies
  • VLANs
  • DNS name service (address lookup)
  • DHCP
  • Managing Your Network
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Cloud Computing

Information Systems Life Cycle

  • Governance in Software Development
  • Management of Software Quality
  • CMM compared to ISO 15504 (SPICE)
  • ISO 9126: Software Quality
  • ISO 15489: Records Management
  • Executive Steering Committee
  • RFI/RFP Process
  • Change Management
  • Management of the Software Project
  • Software Development Models
  • Databases

Day 4

System Implementation and Operations

  • ITIL
  • Separation of duties
  • Types of Metrics
  • Service-Level Management
  • Outsourcing
  • Classification of Data
  • Authority Roles over Data
  • Incident Handling
  • Digital Forensics
  • Monitoring the Status of Controls
  • System monitoring
  • Log management
  • System access controls
  • Data file controls
  • Application processing controls
  • Antivirus software
  • Active content and mobile software code
  • Maintenance controls, including change management
  • Separate test environment
  • Physical and environmental controls

Day 5

Protecting Information Assets

  • Types of Threats and Computer Crimes
  • Understanding Attack Methods
  • Passive Attacks
  • Active Attacks
  • Persistent Electronic Threats
  • Technical Protection
  • Application Software Controls
  • Authentication Methods
  • Biometrics
  • Network Access Protection
  • Wireless Access
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Encryption
  • Network Security Protocols

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

  • Business Continuity Program
  • Phase 1: Setting Up the BC Program
  • Phase 2: The Discovery Process
  • Phase 3: Plan Development
  • Phase 4: Plan Implementation
  • Phase 5: Maintenance and Integration