CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor

Course code: CXD-303

Exam Code: CXD-303

Duration: 40 Hours

CISA® is a trademark of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association® (ISACA®)

More than 60,000 security professionals hold CISA certification, which was awarded the “Best Professional Certification” for 2009 by SC Magazine. Global Knowledge was also recognized for the fourth year in a row as a finalist for the “Best Professional Training Program.” Join the elite ranks of the CISA certified with the help of our CISA Prep training course.

In this course, you’ll cover all six domains of the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) exam and gain the knowledge and technical concepts required to obtain CISA certification. Since its inception in 1978, the CISA exam has become the gold standard of excellence in IS auditing, control, and security. Our experts have created a study guide of relevant, up-to-date information, including summary charts, insightful data, and practice exams. Along with our custom course material, you will receive a free copy of Michael Gregg’s CISA Exam Prep: Certified Information Systems Auditor, published by Que


In-depth coverage of the six domains required to pass the CISA exam:

IS Audit Process
IT Governance
Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle Management
IT Service Delivery and Support
Protection of Information Assets
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Target Audience

IS audit, control, assurance, and security professionals, including IT consultants, auditors, managers, security policy writers, privacy officers, information security officers, network administrators, security device administrators, and security engineers, who have five years of experience with audit, IT systems, and security of information systems.


⦁ Preparation for the CISA Exam
⦁ Submitting Required Paperwork
⦁ Resources and Study Aids
⦁ Passing the Exam the First Time
⦁ The Audit Process

⦁ Audit
⦁ Standards and Guidelines
⦁ IT Governance

⦁ Management Practices
⦁ Roles and Responsibilities
⦁ Lifecycle Management

⦁ Business Application Development
⦁ Information Systems Maintenance Practices
⦁ System Infrastructure Control

⦁ Application System Development
⦁ Business Application Systems
⦁ Information Systems Hardware and Architecture

⦁ Databases
⦁ Information Systems Used for IT Delivery and Support

⦁ TCP/IP Model
⦁ Routers/Switches/Hubs
⦁ Firewalls
⦁ Wireless
⦁ WAN Technologies – X.25/Frame Relay/PPP/ISDN/DSL/Cable
⦁ Protection of Logical Assets

⦁ Roles and Responsibilities – RACI
⦁ Asset Management
⦁ Taxonomy – Information Classification
⦁ Risk Management
⦁ Policies, Procedures, Standards, Guidelines, Baselines
⦁ Knowledge Transfer – Awareness, Training, Education
⦁ Physical Security

⦁ Physical Authentication
⦁ Policies and Procedures
⦁ Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

⦁ Data Backups, Vaulting, Journaling, Shadowing
⦁ Alternate Sites
⦁ Emergency Response
⦁ Required Notifications
⦁ BIA Tests
⦁ Review and Q&A Session


Systems administration experience, familiarity with TCP/IP, and an understanding of UNIX, Linux, and Windows. This advanced course also requires intermediate-level knowledge of the security concepts covered in our Security+ Prep Course.

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