- Pass the CISA examination
- *Submit an application for CISA certification
- Adhere to the ISACA Code of Professional Ethics
- Dedicate to the CPE (Continuing Professional Education) Program
- Compliance with the Information Systems Auditing Standards
- Only pass the CCAK examination
Delegates will learn how to
- The Process of Auditing Information Systems
- Governance & Management of IT
- Information Systems Acquisition, Development, and Implementation
- Information Systems Operations, Maintenance, and Support
- Protection of Information Assets
- Demonstrate key concepts of cloud governance and the role of assurance, transparency and accountability in the cloud.
- Explain cloud risk management and the application of cloud governance tools .
- Devise the designing, building and evaluating of a cloud compliance program based on laws, regulations and regulatory standards .
- Apply control objectives, technical and process controls, security metrics and relate them to cloud control frameworks, certification, attestation and authorisations.
- Define and illustrate how to use the CSA Cloud Control Matrix and the CSA Top Threat Analysis Methodology.
- Build and execute an audit plan that addresses cloud concerns by utilising the Cloud Control Matrix .
- Discuss the impact of continuous assurance and auditing, cloud automation, native development and integration models on auditing and compliance .
- Describe the role of the CSA STAR Program.
- Developing a risk-based IT audit strategy
- Planning specific audits
- Conducting audits to IS audit standards
- Implementation of risk management and control practices
- Effectiveness of IT Governance structure
- IT organisational structure and human resources (personnel) management
- Organisation’s IT policies, standards, and procedures
- Adequacy of the Quality Management System
- IT management and monitoring controls
- IT resource investment
- IT contracting strategies and policies
- Management of organisations IT-related risks
- Monitoring and assurance practices
- Organisation business continuity plan
- Business case development for IS acquisition, development, maintenance, and retirement
- Project management practices and controls
- Conducting reviews of project management practices
- Controls for requirements, acquisition, development, and testing phases
- Readiness for Information Systems
- Project Plan Reviewing
- Post Implementation System Reviews
- Conduct periodic reviews of organizations objectives
- Service level management
- Third party management practices
- Operations and end-user procedures
- Process of information systems maintenance
- Data administration practices determine the integrity and optimisation of databases
- Use of capacity and performance monitoring tools and techniques
- Problem and incident management practices
- Change, configuration, and release management practices
- Adequacy of backup and restore provisions
- Organisation’s disaster recovery plan in the event of a disaster
- Information security policies, standards and procedures
- Design, implementing, monitoring of system and logical security controls
- Design, implementing, monitoring of data classification processes and procedures
- Design, implementing, monitoring of physical access and environmental controls
- Processes and procedures to store, retrieve, transport and dispose of information assets
- Overview of governance
- Cloud assurance
- Cloud governance frameworks
- Cloud risk management
- Cloud governance tools
- Designing a cloud compliance program
- Building a cloud compliance program
- Legal and regulatory requirements
- Standards and security frameworks
- Identifying controls and measuring effectiveness
- CSA certification, attestation and validation
- Relationship to standards: mappings and gap analysis
- Transition from CCM V3.0.1 to CCM V4
- Definitions and purpose
- Attack details and impacts
- Mitigating controls and metrics
- Use case
- Evaluation approach
- A governance perspective
- Legal, regulatory and standards perspectives
- Risk perspectives
- Services changes implications
- The need for continuous assurance/continuous compliance
- Audit characteristics, criteria & principles
- Auditing standards for cloud computing
- Auditing an on-premises environment vs. cloud
- Differences in assessing cloud services and cloud delivery models
- Cloud audit building, planning and execution
- CCM audit scoping guidance
- CCM risk evaluation guide
- CCM audit workbook
- CCM an auditing example
- DevOps and DevSecOps
- Auditing CI/CD pipelines
- DevSecOps automation and maturity
- Standard for security and privacy
- Open Certification Framework
- STAR Registry
- STAR Level 1
- STAR Level 2
- STAR Level 3
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