CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor Study Guide

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 14, 2016 - Computers - 696 pages
The ultimate CISA prep guide, with practice exams

Sybex's CISA: Certified Information Systems Auditor Study Guide, Fourth Edition is the newest edition of industry-leading study guide for the Certified Information System Auditor exam, fully updated to align with the latest ISACA standards and changes in IS auditing. This new edition provides complete guidance toward all content areas, tasks, and knowledge areas of the exam and is illustrated with real-world examples. All CISA terminology has been revised to reflect the most recent interpretations, including 73 definition and nomenclature changes. Each chapter summary highlights the most important topics on which you'll be tested, and review questions help you gauge your understanding of the material. You also get access to electronic flashcards, practice exams, and the Sybex test engine for comprehensively thorough preparation.

For those who audit, control, monitor, and assess enterprise IT and business systems, the CISA certification signals knowledge, skills, experience, and credibility that delivers value to a business. This study guide gives you the advantage of detailed explanations from a real-world perspective, so you can go into the exam fully prepared.

  • Discover how much you already know by beginning with an assessment test
  • Understand all content, knowledge, and tasks covered by the CISA exam
  • Get more in-depths explanation and demonstrations with an all-new training video
  • Test your knowledge with the electronic test engine, flashcards, review questions, and more

The CISA certification has been a globally accepted standard of achievement among information systems audit, control, and security professionals since 1978. If you're looking to acquire one of the top IS security credentials, CISA is the comprehensive study guide you need.

 

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Contents

Introduction
xix
Assessment Test
xlii
Secrets of a Successful Auditor
1
Secrets of a Successful Auditor
6
Governance
57
Audit Process
139
Determining Whether an Audit Is Possible
163
Gathering Audit Evidence
186
System Implementation and Operations
381
Protecting Information Assets
449
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
517
Appendix Answers to Review Questions
571
Index
591
217
593
228
607
230
613

Conducting Audit Evidence Testing
198
Summary
206
Networking Technology Basics
215
Information Systems Life Cycle
307

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About the author (2016)

David L. Cannon CISA, CCSP, is President and Founder of CertTest Training Center, a leading CISA training provider. With more than 20 years of experience in IT training and consulting for IT operations, security, system administration, and management, David teaches CISA preparation courses across the country. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer at the leading security and auditing conferences. Brian T. O'Hara CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP is the Information Security Officer (ISO) for Do it Best Corp. and is an ISSA Fellow. He is the President of the Indiana InfraGard Members Alliance, a partnership between the FBI and the private sector and President of the Central Indiana Chapter of ISACA.

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Allen Keele CISA, CISM, CISSP, ISO 31000 CICRA, ISO 27001 CICA, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, ISO 22301 Certified Business Continuity Manager, and Certified Fraud Examiner is the founder of Certified Information Security www.certifiedinfosec.com.

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