How many people hold the CISA?
Since its inception, more than 140,000 people have obtained ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification to validate their expertise in understanding and performing vital roles within their job practice.
Are there any pre-requisites to take an exam?
There are no pre-requisites to take an ISACA CISM exam. However, there are experience requirements to become certified after passing the exam. You need a minimum of 5 years of professional information systems auditing, control or security work experience (as described in the CISA job practice areas) for certification.
What are the differences between CISA and CISM?
CISA certification is for auditors and the CISM is for information security managers and risk managers. The CISA is for auditors, particularly those who practice their art. The key difference is the CISA is for those “hands-on” auditors, while the CISM is for managers of hands-on information security specialists.