System Audit X-pert


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.

Course Objectives

  • 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

  • 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

Exam Details

Exam Codes
SESS S09-011 (Academy customers use the same codes)
Launch Date
Apr 30 2019
Number of Questions
Type of Questions
Length of Test
120 Minutes
Passing Score
Recommended Experience
Star Systems Auditor XPert assumes that the learner has a minimum of 1 year working experience in the information system domain.