In this course, students will evaluate organizational policies, procedures, and processes to ensure that an organizations information systems align with its overall business goals and objectives.COURSE OBJECTIVES:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: - establish and maintain a framework to provide assurance that information security strategies are aligned with business objectives and consistent with applicable laws and regulations. - identify and manage information security risks to achieve business objectives.- create a program to implement the information security strategy. - implement an information security program.- oversee and direct information security activities to execute the information security program.- plan, develop, and manage capabilities to detect, respond to, and recover from information security incidents.
1 - THE PROCESS OF AUDITING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
ISACA Information Systems Auditing Standards and Guidelines
Fundamental Business Processes
Develop and Implement an Information Systems Audit Strategy
Plan an Audit
Conduct an Audit
The Evidence Life Cycle
Communicate Issues, Risks, and Audit Results
Support the Implementation of Risk Management and Control Practices
2 - IT GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT
Evaluate the Effectiveness of IT Governance
Evaluate the IT Organizational Structure and HR Management
Evaluate the IT Strategy and Direction
Evaluate IT Policies, Standards, and Procedures
Evaluate the Effectiveness of Quality Management Systems
Evaluate IT Management and Monitoring of Controls
IT Resource Investment, Use, and Allocation Practices
Evaluate IT Contracting Strategies and Policies
Evaluate Risk Management Practices
Performance Monitoring and Assurance Practices
Evaluate the Organizations Business Continuity Plan
3 - INFORMATION SYSTEMS ACQUISITION, DEVELOPMENT, AND IMPLEMENTATION
Evaluate the Business Case for Change
Evaluate Project Management Frameworks and Governance Practices
Development Life Cycle Management
Perform Periodic Project Reviews
Evaluate Control Mechanisms for Systems
Evaluate Development and Testing Processes
Evaluate Implementation Readiness
Evaluate a System Migration
Perform a Post-Implementation System Review
4 - INFORMATION SYSTEMS OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE, AND SUPPORT
Perform Periodic System Reviews
Evaluate Service Level Management Practices
Evaluate Third-Party Management Practices
Evaluate Operations and End User Management Practices
Evaluate the Maintenance Process
Evaluate Data Administration Practices
Evaluate the Use of Capacity and Performance Monitoring Methods
Evaluate Change, Configuration, and Release Management Practices
Evaluate Problem and Incident Management Practices
Evaluate the Adequacy of Backup and Restore Provisions
5 - PROTECTION OF INFORMATION ASSETS
Information Security Design
Evaluate the Functionality of the IT Infrastructure
Evaluate Network Infrastructure Security
Evaluate the Design, Implementation, and Monitoring of Logical Access Controls
Risks and Controls of Virtualization
Evaluate the Design, Implementation, and Monitoring of Data Classification Process
Evaluate the Design, Implementation, and Monitoring of Physical Access Controls
Evaluate the Design, Implementation, and Monitoring of Environmental Controls
The intended audience for this course is information security and IT professionals, such as network administrators and engineers, IT managers, and IT auditors, and other individuals who want to learn more about information security, who are interested in learning in-depth information about information security management, who are looking for career advancement in IT security, or who are interested in earning the CISM certification.
Virtual Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Online Live training option
Imagine an industry-leading classroom training experience from wherever you have access to the Internet.
The Virtual Online Live events listed here gives you an effective and proven online virtual learning experience with the freedom to attend virtually from anywhere.
There is also an option of experiencing Online Live from one of the many national partner centers where a computer and headset will be provided for you.
This rich and engaging virtual classroom environment lets you conveniently interact with instructors and other students.
You will hear and see your instructor as they teach the course and answer your questions via voice or text.
Choose the online live virtual training option and you can access the recorded version even after the class has finished.
The onDemand labs give you access to the same client and server technologies covered in class so you can test, apply and hone your skills by accessing the labs before and even after the class.
Technical Requirements: a computer or laptop with a modern browser and high speed internet access along with one or two monitors.