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CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) Complete Video Course and Practice Test

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  • Copyright 2017
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-467744-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-467744-6

16 hours of deep-dive training covering every objective in the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) exam.

The CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) Complete Video Course is an engaging self-paced video training solution that provides learners with 16 hours of personal, visual instruction from an expert trainer who has more than two decades of practical auditing and assurance experience. Through the use of topic-focused instructional videos, you will gain an in-depth understanding of each objective in the CISA exam as well as a deeper understanding of auditing and security.

CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) Complete Video Course contains 16 hours of training with content divided into 6 modules with 22 full lessons. In addition to the live trainer discussions, demos, and screencasts, you will find live assessment walk-throughs at the end of each lesson so you can see how to approach and answer questions throughout the course. Sari Greene, best-selling author of the CISSP Complete Video Course and the CISSP Exam Prep Course, has also included 16 real-world auditing videos where she supplies practical tips and information that will help you pass the CISA exam and, just as importantly, better understand the concepts of Information Systems Auditing.

The video lessons in this course review each exam objective, so you can use it as a complete study tool for taking the CISA exam.

This course also includes
* A full practice exam (with more than 150 questions) using Pearson’s Test Prep practice test software
* End-of-lesson quizzes
* Interactive exercises to help you learn and retain knowledge

Major sections are as follows:

Module 1: The Process of Auditing Information Systems
Lesson 1: Audit Fundamentals
Lesson 2: Auditing

Module 2: Governance and Management of IT
Lesson 3: Governance Structure, Processes, and Models
Lesson 4: Risk Management
Lesson 5: Third-Party Relationships
Lesson 6: Business Continuity

Module 3: Information Systems Acquisition, Development, and Implementation
Lesson 7: Project Management
Lesson 8: Application Development
Lesson 9: System Acquisition and Implementation

Module 4: Information Systems Operations, Maintenance, and Service Management
Lesson 10: IS Operational Management
Lesson 11: Data Management
Lesson 12: Network Architecture
Lesson 13: Disaster Response and Recovery

Module 5: Protection of Information Assets
Lesson 14: Information Security Program Management
Lesson 15: Authentication and Authorization
Lesson 16: Infrastructure Security
Lesson 17: Cryptography
Lesson 18: Physical and Environmental Security

Module 6: Acing Your Exam
Lesson 19: Understanding the Exam Structure
Lesson 20: Test Taking Strategies
Lesson 21: What to Expect at the Testing Center
Lesson 22: Attaining and Maintaining Your CISA Certification

Skill Level
Intermediate to advanced

What You Will Learn
* Every objective on the CISA: Certified Information Systems Auditor exam
* Tips to prepare for and pass the exam
* Real-world information systems auditing skills

Who Should Take This Course
Primary audience: Anyone preparing for the ISACA CISA certification examination.
Secondary audience: Anyone interested in learning information systems auditing skills; those interested in learning about security auditing.

Course Requirements
Familiarity with basic auditing and information systems concepts.

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Sample Content

Table of Contents

Module 1: The Process of Auditing Information Systems
Lesson 1: Audit Fundamentals
1.1: Understanding the Audit Function
1.2: Adhering to ISACA IS Audit and Assurance Standards and Guidelines
1.3: Identifying the Risk/Audit Relationship
1.4: Surveying IS Controls
Lesson 1 Review
Lesson 2: Auditing
2.1: Performing an IS Audit
2.2: Gathering Audit Evidence
2.3: Understanding Sampling Techniques
2.4: Reporting and Communicating Audit Results
2.5: Audit Evolutions
Lesson 2 Review
Module 1 Summary

Module 2: Governance and Management of IT
Lesson 3: Governance Structure, Processes, and Models
3.1: Understanding Corporate and Information Security Governance (Defining Governance)
3.2: Designing Strategic Plans, Policies, and Procedures
3.3: Surveying IT Organizational Structures and SOD
3.4: Surveying Maturity and Process Implementation Models
3.5: Understanding Performance Optimization
3.6: Auditing IT Governance
Lesson 3 Review

Lesson 4: Risk Management
4.1: Evaluating a Risk Management Program
4.2: Conducting a Risk Assessment
4.3: Auditing Risk Management
Lesson 4 Review

Lesson 5: Third-Party Relationships
5.1: Examining Outsourcing and Third-Party Management
5.2: Deconstructing Cloud Computing
5.3: Auditing Third-Party Relationships
Lesson 5 Review

Lesson 6: Business Continuity
6.1: Defining Business Continuity Planning
6.2: Examining a Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
6.3: Designing Business Continuity Plans
6.4: Evaluating Business Continuity Testing and Readiness
6.5: Auditing Business Continuity
Lesson 6 Review
Module 2 Summary

Module 3: Information Systems Acquisition, Development, and Implementation
Lesson 7: Project Management
7.1: Developing a Business Case
7.2: Understanding Portfolio Management
7.3: Defining Project Management
7.4: Auditing Project Management
Lesson 7 Review

Lesson 8: Application Development
8.1: Exploring Business Application Development
8.2: Identifying Software Development Testing Techniques
8.3: Recognizing Source Code Vulnerabilities
8.4: Auditing the Development Process
Lesson 8 Review

Lesson 9: System Acquisition and Implementation
9.1: Exploring Acquisition Processes
9.2: Deconstructing System Implementation
9.3: Recognizing Application Controls
9.4: Understanding Configuration and Change Management
9.5: Auditing Acquisition and Implementation
Lesson 9 Review
Module 3 Summary

Module 4: Information Systems Operations, Maintenance, and Service Management
Lesson 10: IS Operational Management
10.1: Surveying Information Systems Management and Frameworks
10.2: Managing Operational Processes
10.3: Understanding Asset Management
10.4: Auditing IS Operational Management
Lesson 10 Review

Lesson 11: Data Management
11.1: Defining Data Management
11.2: Exploring Database Management Systems (DBMS)
11.3: Auditing Data Management
Lesson 11 Review

Lesson 12: Network Architecture
12.1: Examining OSI Model and TCP/IP Models
12.2: Exploring Transmission Media and Telecommunications
12.3: Understanding Wireless Networks
12.4: Exploring VoIP
12.5: Auditing Network Architecture
Lesson 12 Review

Lesson 13: Disaster Response and Recovery
13.1: Understanding Disaster Response and Recovery Objectives
13.2: Identifying Recovery Strategies
13.3: Assessing Backup and Replication Strategies
13.4: Evaluating Disaster Recovery Plan Maintenance
13.5: Auditing Disaster Response and Recovery
Lesson 13 Review
Module 4 Summary

Module 5: Protection of Information Assets
Lesson 14: Information Security Program Management
14.1: Surveying Information Security Management Systems (ISMS)
14.2: Identifying Information Security Classifications and Controls
14.3: Exploring Cyberthreats and Adversaries
14.4: Understanding Incident Management
14.5: Evaluating Investigative and Evidence Handling Capabilities
14.6: Auditing Information Security Program Management
Lesson 14 Review

Lesson 15: Authentication and Authorization
15.1: Examining Identification and Authentication
15.2: Exploring Access Control
15.3: Monitoring Access
15.4: Auditing User Access Controls
Lesson 15 Review

Lesson 16: Infrastructure Security
16.1: Surveying Perimeter Security
16.2: Managing Malware
16.3: Security Endpoint
16.4: Mobile Device Challenges
16.5: Testing Network Infrastructure Security
16.6: Auditing Infrastructure Security Controls
Lesson 16 Review

Lesson 17: Cryptography
17.1: Demystifying Encryption
17.2: Applying Asymmetric Encryption
17.3: Examining Hashing and Digital Signatures
17.4: Understanding Digital Certificates
17.5: Identifying Cryptographic Protocols and Attacks
17.6: Auditing Cryptographic Protocols
Lesson 17 Review

Lesson 18: Physical and Environmental Security
18.1: Examining Environmental Threats
18.2: Securing People and Places
18.3: Auditing Environmental and Physical Access
Lesson 18 Review
Module 5 Summary

Module 6: Acing Your Exam

Lesson 19: Understanding the Exam Structure
Lesson 20: Test Taking Strategies
Lesson 21: What to Expect at the Testing Center
Lesson 22: Attaining and Maintaining Your CISA Certification


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