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The first commercially available book to offer CISA study material
The CISA certification is a prerequisite for many audit and security job postings in the marketplace today. Becom-ing certified takes years of experience and exposure to information systems and risk and control techniques. In this book, John Kramer refers to his own experiences as an auditor and an audit manager to offer you some unique insight to passing the CISA exam, performing IS audits, and audit management, as well as teaching entry-level IS auditors. This firsthand knowledge of what works and what information is most relevant to the professional IS auditor prepares you to study for and pass the CISA exam and perform IS audits with confidence.
Organized according to the examination content areas that are currently defined for preparation and study for the CISA examination, each chapter includes sample test questions found on the CISA examination. In addition to valuable reference material and glossaries of terms, this book covers:
Test yourself using the interactive CD-ROM! This CD-ROM includes the Wiley test engine powered by top-rated Boson software, which allows you to test yourself using practice exams that are randomly generated from the questions in the book.
JOHN B. KRAMER is the Information Security Manager and Security Architect for UPMC Health System, a leading health care system with more than 25,000 employees. Mr. Kramer holds both CISA and CISSP certifications. He spent eight years in information systems auditing in large banking, investment, and health care environments, responsible for all phases of the IS audit programs, and has developed audit staff and conducted CISA exam prep training. He is a former vice president of the Pittsburgh ISACA chapter.
I purchased this book in Amazon with lot of hope to get a outsider's view on the CISA. Unfortunately there is no consistency in the chapters and I am afraid to what extent this is... Read morePublished on April 28 2004 by Guna
This book came last year, it does not cover the CISA objectives. Too verbose and lot of filler. If you need something easy, quick and direct, there are better resources like... Read morePublished on March 13 2004
I read the book before my CISA review manual arrived. Then after I looked at ISACA 600 review questions, I realized what a waste of time to read this book and a waste of money to... Read morePublished on June 8 2003