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By: Hemang Doshi
July 13, 2016

18 Video Tutorials to Prep for the CISA Exam

By: Hemang Doshi
July 13, 2016
By: Hemang Doshi
July 13, 2016
Video Tutorials for the CISA Exam - Cybrary

CISA Exam - Video Tutorials

Steps of Risk Assessment:In this video, we'll learn the steps to follow while conducting risk assessment. This is very important concept from the CISA exam point. You can expect a minimum 5 to 7 questions on the exam on this concept. The Question, Answer and Explanation designed here closely resembles the CISA exam pattern.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2j8xhPaFTg Types of Risk:This video deals with various type of risks that a CISA aspirant should be aware of. ISACA generally tricks us and try to confuse us between inherent risk, residual risk, control risk, detection risk and audit risk.But, we won't let ISACA play with us. These concepts have been simplified for easy learning. Happy learning….https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvuvARXcjss Compliance and Substantive Testing:In this video, we'll learn about the basic concept of compliance, as well as substantive testing. We'll also learn to differentiate between them.Both concepts are very important from CISA exam point of view.https://youtu.be/3-u2mpIZzW8 Online Auditing Techniques:The objective of this video is to ensure that CISA candidates get adequate knowledge of various online auditing techniques. The following techniques are covered in this video:
  • ITF
  • SCARF
  • Snapshot
  • Audit hook
  • CIS
Question, Answer and Explanation (QAE) are designed in accordance with CISA exam pattern. This short video will help CISA candidates attempt questions on these techniques more confidently and correctly. Concepts have been simplified for easy reference of CISA candidates.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmGFIJlLu-4 Outsourcing Functions:In this video, we'll learn about the IS Auditor's role in reviewing of outsourcing functions. Question, Answer and Explanation designed as per ISACA's CISA exam pattern. In every CISA exam, at least 2 to 3 questions will be on the outsourcing concept. https://youtu.be/vQsX6ZQSDXk Differences Between IT Strategy Committee and IT Steering Committee:This video differentiates between IT Strategy and Steering Committee. Knowing this difference is very important for all CISA aspirants. Very often, ISACA tries to confuse us between the strategy and steering committees.  https://youtu.be/Za9VMrSe094 Differences Between Inherent Risk and Residual Risk:This video differentiates between Inherent Risk and Residual Risk. This video will help CISA candidate attempt questions on these around this concept more confidently and correctly.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72kv6yOpXEI Differences Between Vulnerabilities and Threats:

The objective of this video is to ensure that CISA candidate get adequate knowledge about the term 'threat', 'vulnerability' and 'risk' and its related aspects. This short video will help the CISA candidate to attempt questions on this concept more confidently and correctly.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KxEbth2Ziw  IT Alignment with Business Objectives:The objective of this video is to ensure that CISA candidate get adequate knowledge about IT & business process alignment and its applicability in practical scenario. This small video will help CISA candidate to attempt questions on IT & business process alignment more confidently and correctly. Concepts have been simplified for easy reference of CISA candidates.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEsP2LXSF9U Differences Between Compliance Testing and Substantive Testing:In this video, we'll learn about the basic concept of compliance and substantive testing, as well as how to differentiate between them. Both concepts are very important from CISA exam point of view. Concepts have been simplified for easy reference of CISA candidates.Please expect at least 2 to 3 questions on this concept in the CISA Exam.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-u2mpIZzW8 Audit Charters:The objective of this video is to ensure that CISA candidate gets adequate knowledge about audit charters and their related aspects. There will be at least 2 questions on this concept in every CISA exam.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbCJ3ceDuso  IT Balanced Score Card:This short video helps us to understand the IT balanced scorecard. We'll consider the objectives, areas and KPIs of balanced score card.https://youtu.be/tvNAvAL9ZIg  COBIT-5:COBIT 5 - Simplified. There are no technicalities used in the explanations. The video shares a very easy method to remember all principles of COBIT-5.https://youtu.be/WfwjpDdBqr4  Internal Controls:In this video, we'll learn about concepts on internal controls and their classification. As per CRM, candidates should have adequate knowledge about internal controls. This video simplifies the concept. Question and Answers designed as per exam pattern.https://youtu.be/RuX2hLnm3vY  Roles of Various IT Functions: These are repeated questions in ISA exams. In this video, we'll learn about  roles of some important functions. These functions are very important from ISA exam point of view. At least 2-5 questions are asked on exam around this concept.https://youtu.be/UMDZrfp1W2Q  Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO):RTO and RPO are the pillars of BCP. Expect at least 2 questions on these concepts. Concepts have been simplified for easy reference of CISA aspirants.https://youtu.be/2rDusGnW9qw  Alternate Recovery Sites:Again, this is one of ISACA's favorite testing concept: Alternate Recovery Site (Hot/Cold/Warm). This video makes the concept clear in easy language.  It's a must watch for all CISA aspirants.https://youtu.be/jCpcqaazkY4  Digital Signatures:At least 4 to 5 questions on digital signature are asked in every CISA exam. This video discusses digital signatures and types of questions asked on the CISA exam.https://youtu.be/_N3jisd1Vis 
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