Since its inception in 1978, more than 140,000 people have obtained ISACA®’s Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®) certification to validate their expertise in understanding and performing vital roles within their job practice.
The first step to becoming CISA certified is to take and pass the CISA certification exam. The exam consists of 150 questions covering 5 job practice domains and tests your understanding of the knowledge and practical abilities an expert professional brings to the real-life job practice as it relates to information systems. Your ability to pass the exam will amount to substantial proof of your own expertise in these practical work-related domains:
With a CISA designation, there is no need to question your credentials. You have a CISA, so your credentials are understood.
CISA Impacts Your Career and Your Organization
Enterprises demand IS audit professionals that possess the knowledge and expertise to help them identify critical issues and customize practices to support trust in and value from information systems.
The skills and practices that CISA promotes and evaluates are the building blocks of success in the field. Possessing the CISA demonstrates proficiency and is the basis for measurement in the profession.
ü Confirms your knowledge and experience
ü Quantifies and markets your expertise
ü Demonstrates that you have gained and maintained the level of knowledge required to meet the dynamic challenges of a modern enterprise
ü Is globally recognized as the mark of excellence for the IS audit professional
ü Combines the achievement of passing a comprehensive exam with recognition of work and educational experience, providing you with credibility in the marketplace.
ü Increases your value to your organization
ü Gives you a competitive advantage over peers when seeking job growth
ü Helps you achieve a high professional standard through ISACA’s requirements for continuing education and ethical conduct.