The Benefits of CISA 

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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.

 

CISA Certification:

  • Confirms your knowledge and experience
  • Quantifies and markets your expertise
  • Demonstrates that you have gained and maintained the level of knowledge required to meet the dynamic challenges of a modern enterprise
  • Is globally recognized as the mark of excellence for the IS audit professional
  • Combines the achievement of passing a comprehensive exam with recognition of work and educational experience, providing you with credibility in the marketplace.
  • Increases your value to your organization
  • Gives you a competitive advantage over peers when seeking job growth
  • Helps you achieve a high professional standard through ISACA’s requirements for continuing education and ethical conduct

 

Why Employers Hire CISAs

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With a growing demand for individuals possessing IS audit, control and security skills, CISA has become a preferred certification program by individuals and organizations around the world.

CISA employees:

  • Are highly qualified, experienced professionals
  • Provide the enterprise with a certification for IT assurance that is recognized by multinational clients, lending credibility to the enterprise
  • Are excellent indicators of proficiency in technology controls
  • Demonstrate competence in five domains, including standards and practices; organization and management; processes; integrity, confidentiality and availability; and software development, acquisition and maintenance
  • Demonstrate a commitment to providing the enterprise with trust in and value from your information systems
  • Maintain ongoing professional development for successful on-the-job performance 

 

CISA, CISM, CGEIT and CRISC Approved

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has accredited the CISA certification program under ISO/IEC 17024:2003, General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification Systems of Persons. ANSI, a private, nonprofit organization, accredits other organizations to serve as third-party product, system and personnel certifiers. ISACA is proud to be recognized with this international standard of performance.