CISA Certification

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is the gold standard of achievement in information systems auditing. The CISA Certification is offered by the ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association). This certification is designed for those who audit, control, monitor, and assess IT and business systems in an organisation. The CISA Certification is beneficial for mid-level professionals who want to effectively plan, execute and report audit engagements. Our CISA Certification Course focuses on 5 major domains. The course aligns with ISACA's standards to train participants in the acquisition, development, testing, and implementation of information systems. Getting the CISA Certification helps one to get lucrative career opportunities across the industry.

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What is the CISA Certification Course all about?

The CISA Certification Course explores information security concepts and techniques for regulating and controlling enterprise IT environments. It highlights the 5 major CISA domains that correspond directly to CISA job practices. Through this training, professionals gain expert-level knowledge of the guidelines, standards and best practices of IT security systems.

 

Why is the CISA Certification Course Important?

The CISA Certification validates one’s advanced knowledge in information systems. It helps one to speed up their career. Having CISA Certification helps one to get high-paying jobs across different industries. The course prepares participants for a role as IT Systems Auditors by equipping them with the skills they need to conduct effective security audits. Employers value these candidates for their advanced expertise.

Why do Companies Hire Professionals with CISA Certification?

A candidate having the CISA Certification is seen as more qualified and experienced. It demonstrates a professional’s expertise in both IT auditing and IT security. Furthermore, a wide range of employers value the CISA qualification. CISA professionals are experts in auditing, controlling, overseeing, and evaluating a company’s information technology and business policies. They are globally recognised for maintaining vulnerabilities, ensuring compliance, providing solutions, recommending controls and providing value to an organisation.

Industry Trends


Due to the growing need for data security and dependency on information systems, the need for CISA professionals has increased. Numerous industries are constrained by severe rules that require regular IT audits, increasing demand for CISA professionals. Moreover, digital transformation has also influenced companies to adopt new technologies and increased the demand for such professionals.

 

Market trends

The Global Information System Auditing market is expected to rise steadily in the coming years. This is due to technical advancements, rising environmental awareness, and a growing need for streamlined processes. According to research, the auditing market is growing at a CAGR of 5%. It is expected to reach $275.66 billion by 2027. 

Salary Trends

Various sectors like finance, technology, healthcare and government are offering lucrative opportunities to CISA professionals. Due to high demand, these professionals are paid more. According to market research, CISA Certification holders are earning 22% more salary than non-certified professionals. 

Here are some of the salaries earned by CISA Certified professionals in the MENA region that are listed below:

  • ⮞Dubai: AED 120,000 to AED 300,000 per year
  • ⮞Saudi Arabia: SAR 270,000 to SAR 900,000 per year
  • ⮞Qatar: 144,000 QAR to 200,000 QAR per month

These figures indicate the lucrative job opportunities and financial rewards that come after achieving the CISA Certification. 

Demand & Opportunities


After completing the CISA Certification course, one can showcase their advanced expertise in the information system audit field. With this certification, one can easily get great job opportunities with high salaries.

Here are some of the roles that benefit from our CISA Certification training, as observed in popular job portals:

  1. IT Auditor 
  2. Information Security Manager
  3. Compliance Officer 
  4. Risk Consultants 
  5. IT Governance Analyst 
  6. Cybersecurity Consultants 

Course Outcome


Completing the CISA Certification Course will help you in the following ways:

  • Learn and understand the globally recognised Information Systems audit process
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge of IT security standards and best practices
  • Develop expertise in Information Systems audit, control, and security
  • Gain proficiency in governance and control of enterprise IT
  • Master the essential IT standards and techniques for efficient audit activities
  • Enhance skills in identifying and mitigating IT-related risks
  • Unlock a wide range of career opportunities in IT audit, control, and security domains

Course Module


  • Planning
  • IS Audit Standards, Guidelines, and Codes of Ethics
  • Business Processes
  • Types of Controls
  • Risk-Based Audit Planning
  • Types of Audits and Assessments
  • Execution
  • Audit Project Management
  • Sampling Methodology
  • Audit Evidence Collection Techniques
  • Data Analytics
  • Reporting and Communication Techniques
  • Information Systems Acquisition and Development
  • Project Governance and Management
  • Business Case and Feasibility Analysis
  • System Development Methodologies
  • Control Identification and Design
  • Information Systems Implementation
  • Testing Methodologies
  • Configuration and Release Management
  • System Migration, Infrastructure Deployment, and Data Conversion
  • Post-implementation Review
  • Information Asset Security and Control
  • Information Asset Security Frameworks, Standards, and Guidelines
  • Privacy Principles
  • Physical Access and Environmental Controls
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Network and End-Point Security
  • Data Classification
  • Data Encryption and Encryption-Related Techniques
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Web-Based Communication Techniques
  • Virtualized Environments
  • Mobile, Wireless, and Internet-of-Things (IoT) Devices
  • Security Event Management
  • Security Awareness Training and Programs
  • Information System Attack Methods and Techniques
  • Security Testing Tools and Techniques
  • Security Monitoring Tools and Techniques
  • Incident Response Management
  • Evidence Collection and Forensics
  • Supporting Tasks

 

  • IT Governance
  • IT Governance and IT Strategy
  • IT-Related Frameworks
  • IT Standards, Policies, and Procedures
  • Organisational Structure
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Maturity Models
  • Laws, Regulations, and Industry Standards Affecting the Organization
  • IT Management
  • IT Resource Management
  • IT Service Provider Acquisition and Management
  • IT Performance Monitoring and Reporting
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Management of IT
  • Information Systems Operations
  • Common Technology Components
  • IT Asset Management
  • Job Scheduling and Production Process Automation
  • System Interfaces
  • End-User Computing
  • Data Governance
  • Systems Performance Management
  • Problem and Incident Management
  • Change, Configuration, Release, and Patch Management
  • IT Service Level Management
  • Database Management
  • Business Resilience
  • Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
  • System Resiliency
  • Data Backup, Storage, and Restoration
  • Business Continuity Plan (BCP)
  • Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP)

 

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Expert Instructors & Teaching Methods


Mr. Kashif is an experienced management consultant having more than 20 years of training experience in corporate governance, risk management, compliance in finance, and many more. His vision has transformed many organizations into successful ventures in UAE and globally. Mr. Kashif’s sound judgment and input have helped many organizations to run smoothly. Being a well-known Chartered Accountant himself, Mr. Kashif knows about Process Auditing, Developing Internal Controls, Investment Management, and many more. Apart from his educational qualification, he is an experienced visionary. His insights have helped organizations immensely, and they are enjoying the reaps of success. He has won many international accolades to date. With the “Communicator of the Year” award under his belt, his teaching has motivated students to aim for excellence. Mr. Kashif uses different methodologies to accommodate various learning approaches and makes the teaching engaging and interactive. He is committed to assisting students in realizing their maximum potential and helping them into successful, well-rounded people, both within and beyond the classroom walls.

Work Experience

  • ⦾ Partner, NSKT Global, Dubai
  • ⦾ Group Internal Audit Manager, Mohammad Omar Bin Haider Holding Group, Dubai
  • ⦾ Head of Internal Audit, Dulsco, UAE
  • ⦾ Head of Risk & Internal Audit, Bukhatir Group, Sharjah
  • ⦾ Group Internal Auditor, Al Abbas Group, Dubai
  • ⦾ Senior Auditor, KPMG, Dubai
  • ⦾ Semi Senior, Deloitte, Saudi Arabia

 

Professional Certifications

 

  • ⦾ Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • ⦾ Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • ⦾ Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • ⦾ Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)
  • ⦾ COBIT 5

Mr. Kashif Husein

Why Count on Learners Point?


Being the leading providers of the CISA Certification, at Learners Point we help professionals master the necessary skills to complete the CISA Certification training.

Following are the USPs our CISA Certification Course offers you:

  • We look at real-world scenarios organisations face and formulate our CISA certification training evaluating practical requirements.
  • Apart from theoretical knowledge, we also focus on practical case studies to give you a reality check and insight into what exactly will be asked of you while delivering in a demanding role.
  • Our bespoke CISA certification training also equips you with hands-on experience by offering assignments related to the actual work environment.
  • Apart from organising group sessions, we also offer a guided learning experience to enhance the quality of our CISA certification training.
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional.

Learners Experience


“The CISA Certification training at Learners Point has improved my confidence, skill and knowledge. I received my certification and got appointed as IT Governance Analyst in a reputed organisation.”

Mersana Abargil

IT Governance Analyst

“Investing in Learners Point has transformed my career. Because of the comprehensive training, I got my CISA Certification. The training is affordable and value for money.”

Celine Awan

Information Security Manager

“The CISA Course at Learners Point is extremely well structured and informative. It contained all the topics of information systems. I loved the training. Recommend it.”

Zeenat Al Bishi

Compliance Officer

“I am thankful to the team of Learners Point. They scheduled my classes at my convenience. The instructor is from the industry and he gave me insights into real-world challenges. I am now working as an IT Auditor and got CISA Certification as well.”

Tanvir Rashid

IT Auditor

“Enrolling in Learners Point Academy for the CISA preparation has benefited me in many ways. My skills have developed a lot. My confidence has grown and my preparation was also very good. Thanks to Learners Point, I received my CISA Certification.”

Zubaida Alam

Cybersecurity Consultant

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FAQs on cisa certification

CISA Certification stands for Certified Information Systems Auditor.

The CISA Certification is issued by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). The certification is recognized globally.
The CISA Certification cost for ISACA members is $575. For non-members, the fee is $760.
To pass the CISA exam, you must score 450 out of 800. Scores are calculated on a scale of 200-800 points.
The CISA Course is provided in two languages. They are English and Arabic.
A participant is liable for a 100% refund, if he or she wishes to discontinue the CISA Course. However, the refund is approved only if we get a written application within 2 days after registration. The refund is processed within 4 weeks from the date of withdrawal.
The validity of the CISA Certification is 3 years.
The CISA Certification course helps professionals develop their skills in IT audits. It provides a framework for intermediate-level information systems security jobs.
No. You cannot avoid the CISA Certification cost. However, if you purchase the ISACA membership, then you will get ample free study materials. This will help you save on exam registration.
The CISA exam consists of 150 questions.
Learners Point gives 3 types of classes for the CISA Course. Students are given a choice between instructor-led classroom-based group coaching, one-on-one training sessions, or high-quality live and interactive online sessions. The training sessions are interactive, immersive, and intensive hands-on programs.
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