CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor Study Guide

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John Wiley & Sons, May 8, 2006 - Computers - 434 pages
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Demand for qualified and certified information systems (IS) auditors has increased dramatically since the adoption of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in 2002. Now you can prepare for CISA certification, the one certification designed specifically for IS auditors, and improve your job skills with this valuable book. Not only will you get the valuable preparation you need for the CISA exam, you?ll also find practical information to prepare you for the real world. This invaluable guide contains:

Authoritative coverage of all CISA exam objectives, including:

  • The IS Audit Process.
  • IT Governance.
  • Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle Management.
  • IT Service Delivery and Support.
  • Protection of Information Assets.
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity.

Practical information that will prepare you for the real world such as:

  • Secrets of successful auditing.
  • Government regulations at a glance.
  • Incident handling checklist.
  • Scenarios providing insight into professional audit systems and controls.

Additional exam and career preparation tools such as:

  • Challenging chapter review questions.
  • A glossary of terms.
  • Tips on preparing for exam day.
  • Information on related certifications.

A free CD-ROM with:

  • Advanced testing software with challenging chapter review questions plus bonus practice exams so you can test your knowledge.
  • Flashcards that run on your PC, Pocket PC, or Palm handheld.
  • The entire book in searchable and printable PDF.
 

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Contents

Chapter
1
Secrets of a Successful IS Auditor
6
Audit Process
47
IT Governance
89
Networking Technology
143
Managing Your Network
186
Life Cycle Management
197
IT Service Delivery
249
Information Asset Protection
277
Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
339
Glossary
381
Index
407
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About the author (2006)

David L. Cannon, CISA, CCSP, is President of CertTest Training Center, a leading CISA training provider. He has over fifteen years of experience in IT training and consulting.

Timothy S. Bergmann, PMP, is Director of Education for CertTest Training. He has over twenty years of experience in IT training and management.

Brady Pamplin, an instructor at CertTest Training, has over thirty years of experience in IT, including systems design and administration, project management, database administration, and disaster recovery planning.

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