Certifications / Security

This week: CISA

by Michael Hess
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Published on January 8, 2021

The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification is the gold standard for anyone with the word "auditor" in their job title — and many who don't. While the CISA may be the right choice for people on some career trajectories, there are other security certifications out there as well, including the CISSP.

This week, we took at a look whether or not it's right for you to take the CISA, alternatives to the CISA, and what jobs you can get once you pass this rigorous security exam.

Is the CISA Worth It?

The demand for cybersecurity pros has never been higher. When it comes to cybersecurity certifications. ISACA CISA certification is the golden standard for IT auditors.

What Jobs Can I Get as a CISA?

Any position that is known for managing risk and compliance is a good fit for the CISA certification, which includes analysts, security managers, and even accountants.

CISA vs CISSP: Which One is Right for You?

CISA and CISSP certifications both validate cybersecurity skills, albeit with different focuses. Learn the differences between the two and how to determine which is the best cert for you.

ISACA CISA Training with Bob Salmans

This intermediate ISACA CISA training prepares learners to become an auditor, which is the one required exam to earn the Certified Information Systems Auditor certification.



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