Am I spelling my name right? Formatting tips appreciated. PwC OP, B.S, M.S., CPA, CFA (level 1 candidate), CMA, CFE, CISA, GOD
Is security+ a good entry cert to help transfer to cyber positions (vulnerability mgmt/threat intelligence)? I come from a IT governance and controls background. Been applying to cyber positions but no luck.. Also don't feel like studying for cissp right now. I got CISA and CISM
Given that the promotions will be slim to none in the next few years, I am on a quest to get as many certifications as possible to be ready when the market is up again. In your experience, what certifications have been most useful or in demand? I am going thinking PMP, CISA, Tableau?
How did you study / prepare for the CISA exam? Did you read the book first and then focus on database questions? Thanks in advance 😊
Failed the CIA part 2 exam. First time In my life I ever failed something I throughly prepared for. A good thing to remember for all of us studying for these exams CIA CPA CISA whatever. “ Do you know what they call a CIA(CPA) who had to take the tests multiple times” “A CIA(CPA)”
If you are out there studying whatever exam and struggling (CFA,CPA, CISA, etc.)... don’t give up ! You won’t regret it & I am rooting for you !!
I have some free time. What skills should I gain? I already have CISA... is learning python helpful ?
CISSP vs. CISA thoughts? Which one is harder? Having a hard time studying for the CISA, so reevaluating if it's worth taking the cert if I don't want to stay in audit long term. Cont.
Any recommendations on passing the CISA? I’ve been studying the review questions manual. Will this be enough or are there additional resources I should use?
Do companies care if you’ve passed the CISA but don’t have the years of experience to get fully certified?
Advice for studying for CISA? I’ve purchased the CRM, QAE, and Hemang Doshi’s book. So far I’m having trouble reading through the CRM because it’s so detailed that everything seems important and difficult to retain. I’m an incoming new hire so I think I should read the book even though I know people who have passed with only QAE (they were previous b4 interns)
CISA with interest in cyber role but the majority of my experience is in ITGC engagements. What is the best way to get some cyber experience?
Anyone looking for a new job my team is hiring an AVP Information Security based in San Diego, Charlotte NC or Austin. I work for a large financial company who’s incredibly stable and remarkably had our most profitable quarters in company history this past Q1 during all this mess. DM me if interested and I can fill you in. Looking for someone with infosec background, consulting experience and CISSP/CISA is a plus.
I’m from Java Development background and have over 10y of experience. I want to switch my career to InfoSec or Cybersecurity. Already have Net+, Sec+ and CySA+ planning to do CISSP and CISA and I hope will be able to get full certifications as I have worked in few domains as part of development to secure the applications. I m expecting mid role in sec as I don’t want to sacrifice my current salary. Could you guys please share your experience and guide me to how to proceed with the path??
Anyone using this time to get some additional certifications? I’m looking into CITP, ABV, CISA and CFA. Anyone a holder of any these? I currently work in Audit and some business advisory.
Advice on studying and passing cisa? Please share any study material, cheat sheets, etc. I felt like the PMP had way more tips and tricks. But am having a hard time finding a starting point for CISA
Anyone taken CISA? I've heard it was super hard from some people and heard it was a joke by others. Thoughts?
Currently studying for CISA for work, has anyone transitioned into cyber and have this cert carry any weight?
How do you feel about workplaces (not only legal) telling employees they’re “essential” and must come to work when they aren’t strictly within the “essential” parameters (per CISA)? Examples? Contd..
Ladies who’ve taken CISA, I’ve registered for the exam on ISACA but how do I access the 1000 questions/study material for exam? Do I’ve to purchase that separately from the registration fee?
Is it possible to jump from doing SOC to cybersecurity or digital transformation? Can someone refer me? I have a CISA. Thank you!
I’ve been doing IT audit work for the past 3 years and I have my CISA. Thinking of leaving the big 4 to some cyber roles. Anything I can do to look more attractive to companies with my background? I’m a little hesitant in taking CISSP though since I have an Accounting background and don’t have much knowledge about cyber security in general.
I have a CPA, CISA, and 4 years of IT audit experience (Internal and external). Want to get out of audit. For those who had a similar career path, where did you go and how did you like it?
For those of you who took the CISA, how hard was it and how long did you study before taking the exam?
Call me a nerd, but I recently started studying for the CISA and I’m finding material really interesting. I’m enjoying digging into some technical operational areas not really covered elsewhere 😊
What methods, tactics, and resources did you use when studying for the CISSP exam? So far I've read both the 11th hour and ISC guide. Looking to sit for test around early December. Already passed the CISA and Security +.
I am looking for some advice or opinions to apply for consulting jobs right now. I currently work at a mid-sized/regional firm, but plan move to a different city later this year. I have ~4 yr xp working on system implementations, IT policies/controls, and BPO, but my undergrad GPA wasn't the best (I did become a CPA and CISA though). Should I try to apply to big 3/big 4? Stay mid-sized? Get an MBA or Masters? Move and pray? Thanks in advanced for any comments!
Are there any good free CISA study guides/ materials out there? I don’t want to pay $400 for the isaca database just yet.
How do I get into Big 3 Consulting, aside from getting an MBA. I earned an MBA from a Top 100 school (likely not beneficial at all) and also have my MSA, BA in Economics, BA in Psych, and CPA. My work experience consists of 2 years in PA. What can I do to make myself an attractive candidate?
I am diverse (Hispanic/Spanish). I hold the following CPA,CFE, and CFA lvl 3 cand. but still my team assigns me the areas of the audit (admin) like SDC liason, confirms, etc. Already talked to my Part
Anyone have salary numbers for the Middle East (Dubai). Wondering if they're competitive with the US $140K or more in line with EU ranges $100-110K (post mba)
Any recommendations on certifications similar to CFE, but focuses on systems or data to identify fraud?
Should I go to a coding bootcamp before my MBA? I want to do product management at a tech firm, or work for a startup after b school. I have some foundational programming knowledge already.
Any auditors in here get their CFE after you already passed your CPA? Did your firm pay you more for it?
Starting to see more and more linkedin titles changing to “MBA candidate”. Is it time to update or are these programs just starting early..?
Just passed my last CPA exam. Congrats to everyone else out there getting their final scores tonight.
Currently in middle management. Looking to use this time for self development to make upper management. What are some ways? Is a top mba required?
I’m thinking of applying to full time MBA programs even though I already make as much as a MBA grad (140K). Is this dumb? Would getting into a top tier school make it worth it?
I recently passed the CFE and was looking into the CAMS next. Any suggestions on how to best prepare for the CAMS? I’ve been mostly reviewing the index cards that come with the prep material.
Has anyone here made the transition from brand planning to more of a UX strategy type role at a design company?
Could someone pls confirm this process? 1. End users to identify use cases via workshops in functional requirements doc (FRD) 2. Business analysts to translate FRD to technical data requirements 3. Devs to code in data model using data requirements -> test, etc. Am I missing anything in between?
For those with mortgages, how many months of expenses (all expenses) should you have saved as liquid assets?
Anyone know how much to ask for when applying for product manager roles at Chronicle (Google’s cybersecurity business)?
I am new to the firm, March hire but have been on the bench since June. I am worried hence the question of the expectation of a senior consultant. I make 130k but have not been doing anything tangible at the moment. I feel that I am being paid too much to be on the bench. I am worried!!
Denied for role but still interested in group. Would it be weird to reach out and network with head of group also mentioning I’m open to any other roles in the group?
Anyone here actually afraid that Trump will win again? It doesn't help to show complacency and point to the polls.. or we are in for another 2016 election night.
I see a lot of job postings for Managers of Corporate Development/ Strategy in industry. What level can realistically exit to that? Sidenote: most ask for MBA but skipping that requirement.
How much do you have in your savings? -Age/Rank/Location -401k/IRA -Savings account -Brokerage account
Has anyone traveled around the Schengen area with a US passport? I have a flight from Paris to Madrid and am kind of nervous I’ll be denied at the gate
Chitown writers, it's been a while since I freelanced. What's a fair hour/day rate? ~7 years at various agencies.
The Q3 layoffs have begun, and it feels like HR is out to get rid of all my work friends. Thank God I have an interview somewhere else today.