What is a CISA certification?
The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is a globally recognized certification for those who audit, monitor, control, and assess the IT and business systems of an organization. It is designed to showcase your expertise and ability to apply a risk-based approach to planning, execution, and reporting for audit engagements. This certification will show employers, stakeholders, and peers that you have mastered the ability to build and implement privacy solutions aligned with the needs and goals of an organization.
What are common job titles for CISA certified professionals?
The CISA certification will qualify you for several security related IT roles. Some CISA jobs include IT auditors, information security consultants, information security analysts, and risk managers. The CISA is a great option for IT professionals, and anyone interested in learning auditing skills and getting certified.
How much does a CISA Certification cost?
The CISA certification exam costs $760.
What kind of salary can I expect with a CISA Certification?
According to InfoSec Institute, the average salary range for CISA-certified professionals ranges from $52,459 to $122,326. The exact CISA certification salary you will earn depends largely on your job title, work experience, and location. It also may be helpful to look at the average salaries of specific job titles, as reported by Glassdoor in December 2022.
- IT auditor – $82,518
- Information Security Consultant – $105,238
- Information Security Analyst – $99,783
- Risk Manger – $127,532
What are the pre-requirements for taking the CISA?
To earn your CISA, you will need a minimum of five years of experience in professional information systems auditing, control, or security. However, up to three years can be waived if other requirements are met. You will have five years after passing the exam to gain the necessary work experience and apply for certification.
Does this course prepare you for a certification?
Yes, you will be prepared to sit for the ISACA CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor exam and receive a voucher for the exam with your enrollment. To sit for the exam, you must meet the following CISA requirements:
- A minimum of five years of professional information systems auditing, control, or security work experience is required for certification; however, up to three years can be waived if other requirements are met. After passing the exam, you have five years to gain the necessary work experience and apply for certification.
When can I start this course?
You can register for the boot camp whenever you are ready. Our team will help you select the session that will best fit you.
Can I register for courses if I am an international student?
Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country’s regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.
How long does it take to complete this course?
The boot camp is 5 days in length. You will have 3 months from the completion of the boot camp to access all boot camp materials.
What kind of support will I receive?
The boot camp instructor will be available during the session to answer any questions. You will also have access to the InfoSec Skills platform where you will be able to create support requests, as needed.
What happens when I complete the course?
Upon successful completion of your boot camp session, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from Infosec and the school or organization that you registered through.
Am I guaranteed a job?
ed2go courses will help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to take the next step in your career and stand out to potential employers. However, you should always research the job market in your area before enrolling.
Can I get financial assistance?
ed2go courses are noncredit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA, and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards may provide funding to take our courses. Additionally, you may qualify for financial assistance if you meet certain requirements. Learn more about financial assistance.
How can I get more information about this course?
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