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Certified Information Systems Auditor

Globally, organizations of all sizes need IT security auditors to assess and identify vulnerabilities in their computer systems. The first step to establishing yourself as a specialized information security auditor is to earn your Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification. This 100% online training course, which can be started at any time, will help you master cybersecurity best practices and prepare you for the industry-recognized CISA exam in as little as six months.

According the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for information security auditors is expected to grow 32% over the next eight years. The BLS also states that the average salary for these professionals is just under $100,000 per year, with top earners making nearly $159,000.

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Industry-recognized credential: ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association®) 

Complete in: Six months or less

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Frequently asked questions

Yes. This course will fully prepare you to test on the five domains covered in the Certified Information Systems Auditor certification exam: auditing, governance, implementation, management and protection.

The CISA designation proves a professional's ability to assess threats and vulnerabilities in IT business processes, as well as create technology controls to protect valuable assets. While not required, CISA is a globally-recognized certification that is seen as a benchmark for senior-level experience in the IT and IS security field.

Absolutely. In addition to the 32% job growth forecasted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a Global Knowledge survey listed CISA as the third-highest-paying certification in IT security.

There are many job titles available to CISAs including: internal audit director, IT manager, IT auditor, information security auditor, information systems auditor or audit manager and internal auditing manager.