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FREE CISA Exam Practice Questions

cisa study guide, tipsIf you’re looking for FREE¬†practice questions for the CISA exam, I found a good resource.

The site provides over 900 questions for you to test yourself.

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Free CISA Prep: Self-Assessment Exam

cisa study guide, tipsIf you’re planning to take the CISA exam, you need to take ISACA‘s own CISA Self-Assessment exam (get it here).

The exam consists of 50 questions that allow exam candidates to “assess their knowledge of the CISA job practice areas and determine in which information security areas they may have strengths and weaknesses.”

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Where is the IS in CISA?

cisa study guide, tipsWhy do so many IT auditors who pass the CISA know so little about IS and security–and in my opinion aren’t worth hiring* for that and several other reasons?

Well, I think I figured it out. So what clarified my understanding? I took the CISA exam.

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How to Pass Certification Exams

Getting ready to take the CISA, CISM, CISSP, CIA, PMP, MCSE, or other certification exams? Here’s what you need to do to pass those tests:

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A Few Good Posts

Whether you’re new to this blog or not, you might have missed a few good posts. Here’s some links and short descriptions.

Schneier’s Security Trade-offs – Security expert Bruce Schneier’s 5 questions for assessing the security process of anything.

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Bad Interviews Qs

I’m still thinking about the IT auditor interviews I did recently. Not only did I get frustrated with the interviewees, I struggled with my co-interviewers. I not only thought some of their questions were poor, but they branded me a “tough interviewer.”

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Schneier’s Security Trade-offs

Bruce Schneier has 5 questions for assessing security and the trade-offs that are made during the assessment process.

  1. What assets are you trying to protect?
  2. What are the risks to these assets?
  3. How well does the security solution mitigate those risks?
  4. What other risks does the security solution cause?
  5. What trade-offs does the security solution require?

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