System Audit XPert

Information systems audits are critical to organizational success as they provide a multitude of benefits to an organization. It ensures the secure, reliable and efficient operation of the information systems.

Star Information Systems Auditor (SISA) is a certification course for information systems professionals who want to become IS auditors. The IS auditors perform tasks such as gathering evidence, evaluating the strengths and weakness of the system, and preparing an audit report that suggests solutions for any weaknesses discovered in the information system.

The course helps the learners acquire a fundamental understanding of information systems auditing and helps understand how to measure or evaluate the vulnerabilities and weaknesses in the systems, and generate reports based on the audit, and later implement plans to secure systems from exploitations which normally occur due to loopholes in the enterprise information systems. The SISA program is designed for IT professionals, system auditors, network and systems admins and teaches them how they can audit their information systems to protect them from future attacks.


  • Beginner - Intermediate

System Audit XPert Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn about:

  • Fundamentals of information systems and risk auditing
  • Standards and guidelines for auditing systems
  • Auditing planning and performance
  • Core control and risk management
  • Auditing governance
  • Information system operations
  • Disaster recovery planning
  • Different auditing platforms

Course Outcome

After competing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of information system auditing
  • Perform risk audits on IS
  • Explain auditing standards and guidelines
  • Manage information systems
  • Understand service delivery and support
  • Create a disaster recovery plan to secure assets
  • Perform auditing on the web, cloud, Linux and Windows platforms

Table Of Contents Outline

Domain 1. Information Systems and Audits

  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Auditing and Information Technology
  • Information System Risk Auditing
  • Standards and Guidelines for Auditing Systems
  • Core Controls and Risk Management
  • Auditing Planning and Performance

Domain 2. IT Governance and Management

  • Strategic Planning and Management
  • Auditing and Governance

Domain 3. System Management

  • Information System Planning and Management
  • System Development, Acquisition and Maintenance
  • System Development Models
  • Specialized Packages
  • Application Controls Auditing and Development

Domain 4: Service Delivery and Support

  • Information Systems Operations

Domain 5: Securing Assets and Disaster Recovery

  • Physical Assets
  • Logical Assets
  • Disaster Recovery Planning

Domain 6: Auditing Platforms

  • Web and Cloud Platforms
  • Windows OS
  • Linux OS
  • Auditing and Probing Systems to Prevent Attacks