ISACA’s Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA®) is the globally recognised gold standard for IS audit, control, and assurance, in-demand and valued by leading global brands. It’s often a mandatory qualification for employment as an IT auditor. CISA professionals offer the credibility to leverage standards, manage vulnerabilities, ensure compliance, offer solutions, institute controls and deliver value to organisations.
The CISA exam is four hours in duration, contains 150 multiple-choice questions, and covers five information systems auditing areas called domains. Each domain is further detailed through supporting tasks. Read on below for the domains and their weightings.
A copy of ISACA’s Exam Candidate Guide can be downloaded here.
As well as passing the CISA exam, there are additional criteria for certification. For example, a candidate must submit evidence of at least five years of professional experience in information systems auditing, control, assurance, or security. If a candidate does not have the required experience, this may still be gained within five years after originally passing the CISA exam. Please see the full additional criteria detailed on ISACA’s website.