Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®)

For professionals who audit, regulate, monitor, and review an organization's information technology and business systems, the Certified Information Systems Auditor® certification is regarded throughout the world as the gold standard of achievement. CISA is one of the most sought-after and highest-paying IT credentials, according to Foote Partners' most recent quarterly IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index (ITSCPI). For IT workers in mid- to late-career who want to develop in their careers, this certification is a must.

Potential Candidates Should be Competent in the Following Five Domains:

  • Information Systems Auditing Process (21%)
  • Governance & Management of IT (17%)
  • Information Systems Acquisition, Development & Implementation (12%)
  • Information Systems Operations & Business Resilience (23%)
  • Protection of Information Assets (27%)

Experience Requirements

  • Five (5) or more years of experience in IS/IT audit, control, assurance, or security.

Steps to Achieve Your Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

  1. Attend Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
  2. Pass the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) exam.
  3. Complete the application process and get your experience verified by a supervisor or manager by signing the Experience Verification Form included in the application. For more information visit ISACA.

CISA Certification Courses

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

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.

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5 Days | $3250

CISA Exam Candidate Guide

Maintain Your CISA Certification

  • In order for your CISA to stay current you must earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. Maintaining your CISA requires earning a minimum of 20 CPEs annually and a total of 120 CPEs over a 3-year period.

You can earn CPEs through a variety of different programs and events such as online training, webinars, conferences, and more. Visit ISACA's website to learn more.