CISA Exam Prep: Certified Information Systems Auditor

CISA Exam Prep: Certified Information Systems Auditor

by Michael Gregg
     
 

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CISA Exam Prep

Certified Information Systems Auditor

 

Michael Gregg

 

Your Complete Certification Solution!

 

The Smart Way to Study™

 

In This Book You’ll Learn How To:

• Approach the IS audit process from ISACA’s view of IS auditing best practices

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Overview

CISA Exam Prep

Certified Information Systems Auditor

 

Michael Gregg

 

Your Complete Certification Solution!

 

The Smart Way to Study™

 

In This Book You’ll Learn How To:

• Approach the IS audit process from ISACA’s view of IS auditing best practices • Relate and apply information security and systems audit best practices to the six CISA job practice areas • Understand the IS audit process and learn how to apply best practices to secure an organization’s assets • Evaluate IT governance to ensure that the organization has the structure, policies, and mechanisms in place to provide sufficient IS controls • Minimize risk within an IT/IS environment by using sound security techniques and practices • Assess systems and infrastructure lifecycle practices to determine their effectiveness in meeting security requirements and meeting organizational objectives • Gain a deeper understanding of the business continuity and disaster recovery process to help minimize risk • Protect key informational assets by examining the security architecture and evaluating controls designed for the protection of confidentiality, availability, and integrity • Streamline your exam preparations with our exam insights, tips, and study strategies

 

WRITTEN BY A LEADING CISA EXAM EXPERT!

Michael Gregg, founder and president of Superior Solutions, Inc., a Houston-based IT security consulting and auditing firm, has more than 20 years experience in information security and risk. He holds two associate degrees, a bachelor’s degree, and a master’s degree. He presently maintains more than a dozen certifications and is a nine-time winner of Global Knowledge’s Perfect Instructor Award. Michael not only has experience in performing security audits and assessments, but also is the author of Que Publishing’s Certified Ethical Hacker Exam Prep, CISSP Exam Cram, and is the co-author of Inside Network Security Assessment: Guarding Your IT Infrastructure by Sams Publishing.

 

Introduction Study and Exam Prep Tips 

Part I: IT Governance and the Audit Process

Chapter 1: The Audit Process

Chapter 2: IT Governance 

Part II: System and Infrastructure Lifecycle Management

Chapter 3: Lifecycle Management 

Chapter 4: System Infrastructure Control

Part III: IT Service Delivery and Support

Chapter 5: Information Systems Hardware and Architecture

Chapter 6: Information Systems Used for IT Delivery and Support

Part IV: Protection of Information Assets

Chapter 7: Protection of Logical Assets

Chapter 8: Physical Security

Part V: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Chapter 9: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery 

Part VI: Final Preparation

Fast Facts

Practice Exam 

Answers to Practice Exam Questions 

Glossary

Index

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ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3573-7

ISBN-10: 0-7897-3573-3 

 

 

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132797009
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
05/09/2007
Series:
Exam Prep
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
600
File size:
10 MB

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Meet the Author

As the founder and president of Superior Solutions, Inc., a Houston-based IT security consulting and auditing firm, Michael Gregg has more than 15 years of experience in information security and risk management. He holds two associate's degrees, a bachelor's degree, and a master's degree. Some of the certifications he holds include the following: CISA, CISSP, MCSE, CTT+, A+, N+, Security+, CNA, CCNA, CIW Security Analyst, CCE, CEH, CHFI, CEI, DCNP, ES Dragon IDS, ES Advanced Dragon IDS, and TICSA.

 

Michael not only has experience in performing security audits and assessments, but he also is the co-author of Inside Network Security Assessment: Guarding Your IT Infrastructure (ISBN

0672328097, Sams, 2005). Other publications he has authored include the CISSP Exam Cram 2 (ISBN 078973446X, Que, 2005) and the Certified Ethical Hacker Exam Prep 2 (ISBN 0789735318, Que, 2006). Michael is a site expert for TechTarget.com websites, including SearchSMB.com and SearchNetworking.com; he also serves on their editorial advisory board. His articles have been published on IT websites including CertMag.com, CramSession.com, and GoCertify.com. Michael has created security audit and assessment course material for various

companies and universities. Although audits and assessments are where he spends the bulk of his time, teaching and contributing to the written body of IT security knowledge is how Michael believes he can give something back to the community that has given him so much. He is a member of the American College of Forensic Examiners and of the Texas Association

for Educational Technology. When not working, Michael enjoys traveling and restoring muscle cars.

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