CISA®Certified Information Systems Auditor

Globally recognised certification for IT Security Professionals

Certification preparation training courses

Certified trainers with 5 Star customer ratings

Classroom, Onsite and Virtual courses available

Welsh Government funding accepted

Duration: 4 Days
Accredited: Yes
Exams: Included
Funding: Accepted
Type: Classroom, Onsite, Virtual
Company group booking discount available

Course Information

Course Overview

CISA® — Certified Information Systems Auditor is the globally recognised gold standard for IS audit,control, and assurance, in demand and valued by leading global brands. It’s often a mandatory qualification for employment as an IT auditor. CISA professionals offer the credibility to leverage standards, manage vulnerabilities, ensure compliance, offer solutions, institute controls and deliver value to organizations.

This 4-day CISA training course is the preparation for the newest CISA certification. During this course, you will learn about the IT audit process.


CISA Certified Information Security Auditor

Domain 1 – Information System Auditing Process

  • IS Audit Standards, Guidelines, Functions, and Codes of Ethics
  • Types of Audits, Assessments, and Reviews
  • Risk-based Audit Planning
  • Types of Controls and Considerations
  • Audit Project Management
  • Audit Testing and Sampling Methodology
  • Audit Evidence Collection Techniques
  • Audit Data Analytics
  • Reporting and Communication Techniques
  • Quality Assurance and Improvement of Audit Process

Domain 2 – Governance and Management of IT

  • Laws, Regulations, and Industry Standards
  • Organizational Structure, IT Governance, and IT Strategy
  • IT Policies, Standards, Procedures, and Guidelines
  • Enterprise Architecture and Considerations
  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
  • Privacy Program and Principles
  • Data Governance and Classification
  • IT Resource Management
  • IT Vendor Management
  • IT Performance Monitoring and Reporting
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Management of IT

Domain 3 – Information Systems Acquisition, Development, and Implementation

  • Project Governance and Management
  • Business Case and Feasibility Analysis
  • System Development Methodologies
  • Control Identification and Design
  • System Readiness and Implementation Testing
  • Implementation Configuration and Release Management
  • System Migration, Infrastructure Deployment, and Data Conversion
  • Post Implementation Review

Domain 4 – Information Systems Operations and Business Resilience

  • IT Components
  • IT Asset Management
  • Job Scheduling and Production Process Automation
  • System Interfaces
  • End-user Computing and Shadow IT
  • Systems Availability and Capacity Management
  • Problem and Incident Management
  • IT Change, Configuration, and Patch Management
  • Operational Log Management
  • IT Service Level Management
  • Database Management
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • System and Operational Resilience
  • Data Backup, Storage, and Restoration
  • Business Continuity Plan
  • Disaster Recovery Plans

Domain 5 – Protection of Information Assets

  • Information Asset Security Policies, Frameworks, Standards, and Guidelines
  • Physical and Environmental Controls
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Network and End-Point Security
  • Data Loss Prevention
  • Data Encryption
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Cloud and Virtualized Environments
  • Mobile, Wireless, and Internet-of-Things Devices
  • Security Awareness Training and Programs
  • Information System Attack Methods and Techniques
  • Security Testing Tools and Techniques
  • Security Monitoring Logs, Tools, and Techniques
  • Security Incident Response Management
  • Evidence Collection and Forensics

CISA Exam Preparation

  • CISA Exam Rules
  • Exam Tips
  • Day of the Exam
  • CISA Certification Steps


CISA Certified Information Security Auditor

Please note the exam voucher is NOT included as part of this course

What's Included

  • 4-days training and exam preparation from an accredited CISA trainer
  • Course notes and presentation slides

Dates & Prices

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Start Date: Tue 25 June 2024


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How we deliver our courses



Our virtual courses allow you to access live instructor-led training from the same expert instructors that deliver our classroom courses, without leaving the comfort of your home or office. All virtual courses are fully interactive, and learners can communicate with their trainer and peers at any time.

Many of our virtual courses are also recorded, so you can recap over the content you learnt as many time as you wish.


Our classroom courses allow you to learn and interact face-to-face with our expert instructors in a comfortable and modern training environment. All of our classroom based courses take place at NILC centers, or high quality training facilities, and include all required IT and physical equipment.

We also limit our class sizes to help promote better discussions and to ensure your learning experience is comfortable as possible.


Save time and hassle by arranging for one of our expert instructors to come to you. Our onsite courses allow you to learn in a location of your choosing, and you can train as many or as few people as you want – from a single person or team to whole departments. We can also fully customize the course content to the specific requirements of your business or project.

We offer onsite courses throughout the UK and it can be a great team building opportunity for colleagues to come together, bond and discuss.


Our Online Self Paced courses allow you to learn new skills from our expert instructors, in your own time and at your own pace. Our flexible online learning platform allows you to access content on your computer, tablet or mobile device, whether you’re on the move or at home. All our online courses come with immediate access and you can start learning straight away, from any internet enabled compatible device.

We also offer online email support from our expert instructors, so they’re always on hand and happy to help you with any questions which may arise.

Why choose NILC for your training?

Learn why we should be your training provider of choice.

Awarding Winning Training Courses with industry leading customer satisfaction rates

A family business with customer service at the heart of everything we do

Trusted Training Partner to multiple colleges, government departments, businesses and unions

UK based Trainers that are industry experts and fully qualified

Rated "Excellent" with over 500+ Trustpilot Reviews


“Highly Recommended”

A complex course subject was delivered clearly and with great passion and enthusiasm by our tutor. Subjects were explained in clear, real-life examples. Without doubt, I'm sure my successful result is in large part due to his experience and skill in this area.

- Neil Wilson

“Fantastic Course Thank You”

Fantastic course. Amazing from start to finish. Julie was absolutely outstanding. She was professional and has given me the knowledge and confidence to continue my studies. I cant thank Karim and team enough.

- Jodie Gee

“Great Tuition"

Great tuition. Felt really comfortable to ask questions and the course was engaging. Tony and Karim were brilliant.

- Amy Jones

“Great Instructor”

Great instructor. Well delivered and knows the subject inside and out. Friendly and provides a warm atmosphere conducive for feeling relaxed. A lot of context to cover in a short time.

- David Schofield

“Five Star Quality Course”

I received all the resources in advance which helped me prep for the course. The tutor was engaging and explained complex topics really well. The exam coaching was a unique selling point for me as it got me prepared for the exams so that nerves were less of a factor. Great communication throughout, thank you Tony and the whole team.

- Kim Darkin


What is the CISA certification?

The CISA certification is a globally recognized professional designation offered by ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) for individuals who audit, control, monitor, and assess information technology and business systems. It demonstrates proficiency in information systems auditing, control, and security.

Who should pursue the CISA certification?

The CISA certification is ideal for individuals involved in the assessment, assurance, and management of IT and business systems. This includes IT auditors, information security professionals, internal auditors, risk management professionals, and compliance officers. It is suitable for those seeking to advance their career in IT audit, risk management, and information security.

What are the benefits of obtaining the CISA certification?

Achieving the CISA certification validates your expertise in information systems auditing, control, and security, enhancing your credibility and marketability in the industry. It opens doors to career advancement opportunities, higher earning potential, and recognition as a trusted IT professional. Additionally, CISA-certified individuals often play critical roles in organizations' compliance and risk management initiatives.

How do I maintain my CISA certification?

To maintain your CISA certification, you must adhere to ISACA's Continuing Professional Education (CPE) program. This involves earning and reporting a minimum of 20 CPE hours annually and a total of 120 CPE hours over a three-year reporting period. CPE activities should be relevant to your professional development in areas such as information systems auditing, control, assurance, and security. ISACA provides various opportunities to earn CPE credits, including attending conferences, webinars, training courses, and participating in relevant professional activities.

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