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Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

The Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®) is a certification issued by ISACA.  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 manage vulnerabilities, ensure compliance and institute controls within the enterprise. The certification also assists employers in hiring auditors who are skilled in measuring and assessing IT controls by affirming that a candidate possesses a baseline set of auditing skills.  With more than 140,000 members in more than 180 countries, ISACA (www.isaca.org) is a recognized global leader in IT governance, IT audit, IT risk and information security. ISACA develops globally applicable information systems auditing and control standards and administers the internationally respected certification designations.  For more information on the CISA certification, please go to www.isaca.org/CISA.

Scope of the course:


Planned Schedule:



Session Name

Day 1 :

10.00am – 06.00pm

Domain 1

Day 2 :

10.00am – 06.00pm

Domain 2

Day 3 :

10.00am – 06.00pm

Domain 3

Day 4 :

10.00am – 06.00pm

Domain 4

Day 5 :

10.00am – 06.00pm

Domain 5

Day 6 :

10.00am – 06.00pm

Q&A session and tips

What will you learn?


The official ISACA exam preparation course materials are based on the CISA® job practice as defined by ISACA. A job practice serves as the basis for the exam and the experience requirements to earn the certification. This job practice consists of task and knowledge statements, organized by domains.  The latest job practice analysis performed by ISACA reflects the vital and evolving responsibilities of IT Auditors.


MODULE 1: Domain 1- The process of Auditing Information Systems


  A. Planning

  • IS Audit Standards, Guidelines, and Codes of Ethics
  • Business Processes
  • Types of Controls
  • Risk-Based Audit Planning
  • Types of Audits and Assessments

  B. Execution

  • Audit Project Management
  • Sampling Methodology
  • Audit Evidence Collection Techniques
  • Data Analytics
  • Reporting and Communication Techniques


MODULE 2: Domain 2- Governance and Management of IT


  A. IT Governance

  • IT Governance and IT Strategy
  • IT-Related Frameworks
  • IT Standards, Policies, and Procedures
  • Organizational Structure
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Maturity Models
  • Laws, Regulations, and Industry Standards affecting the Organization

  B. IT Management

  • IT Resource Management
  • IT Service Provider Acquisition and Management
  • IT Performance Monitoring and Reporting
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Management of IT


MODULE 3: Domain 3- Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation


   A. Information Systems Acquisition and Development

  • Project Governance and Management
  • Business Case and Feasibility Analysis
  • System Development Methodologies
  • Control Identification and Design

  B. Information Systems Implementation

  • Testing Methodologies
  • Configuration and Release Management
  • System Migration, Infrastructure Deployment, and Data Conversion
  • Post-implementation Review


MODULE 4: Domain 4- Information Systems Operations, Maintenance and Support


  A. Information Systems Operations

  • Common Technology Components
  • IT Asset Management
  • Job Scheduling and Production Process Automation
  • System Interfaces
  • End-User Computing
  • Data Governance
  • Systems Performance Management
  • Problem and Incident Management
  • Change, Configuration, Release, and Patch Management
  • IT Service Level Management
  • Database Management

  B. Business Resilience

  • Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
  • System Resiliency
  • Data Backup, Storage, and Restoration
  • Business Continuity Plan (BCP)
  • Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP)

MODULE 5: Domain 5- Protection of Information Assets


  A. Information Asset Security and Control

  • Information Asset Security Frameworks, Standards, and Guidelines
  • Privacy Principles
  • Physical Access and Environmental Controls
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Network and End-Point Security
  • Data Classification
  • Data Encryption and Encryption-Related Techniques
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Web-Based Communication Techniques
  • Virtualized Environments
  • Mobile, Wireless, and Internet-of-Things (IoT) Devices

  B. Security Event Management

  • Security Awareness Training and Programs
  • Information System Attack Methods and Techniques
  • Security Testing Tools and Techniques
  • Security Monitoring Tools and Techniques
  • Incident Response Management
  • Evidence Collection and Forensics


MODULE 6: Frequently Asked Questions

When is the ISACA CISA Exam?
When should I register for the exam

The ISACA CISA exam is now a computer-based test (CBT), so you can choose from exam times and locations that are most convenient for you.  Exam locations are published in www.isaca.org

In 2018, CBT for the CISA, CRISC, CISM, and CGEIT certifications will be offered during three testing windows of eight-week durations. The next window is June-September 2018. To check registration dates for the next testing windows.

Exam registration process for the ISACA CISA exam?

the exam registration is administered by ISACA International:

a.   The ISACA CISA EXAM registration must be done via ISACA Headquarters in Chicago

Is passing the CISA exam sufficient to become certified as CISA?

No, in order to obtain your official ISACA CISA certification you will need to:

Step 1: Successful completion of the CISA examination

Step 2: Submit an Application for CISA Certification

Step 3: Adherence to the Code of Professional Ethics

Step 4: Adherence to the Continuing Professional Education Program

Step 5: Compliance with the Information Systems Auditing Standards

Hasan Al Monsur RAJIB

Hasan Al Monsur RAJIB

Sr. Faculty

G. M. Faruk Ahmed

G. M. Faruk Ahmed

Sr. Faculty

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