ISO 27001 (ISMS) Lead Auditor

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

ISO 27001 (ISMS) Lead Auditor Course Overview:

The ISO 27001 (ISMS) Lead Auditor Training is a thorough program specifically created to provide participants with the knowledge and skills essential for proficiently planning, executing, and managing audits of Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) in accordance with the ISO 27001 standard. This course places emphasis on equipping individuals with the expertise required to lead audit teams and assess an organization’s compliance with the ISO 27001 requirements. Throughout the training, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles, methodologies, and best practices related to ISMS audits. By the end of the course, participants will be well-prepared to conduct effective audits and evaluate an organization’s adherence to the ISO 27001 standard.

Intended Audience:

ISO 27001 (ISMS) Lead Auditor Training is designed for experienced auditors who want to gain the skills and knowledge to lead ISMS audits against the ISO/IEC 27001 standard
This training is ideal for Internal Auditors, IT Auditors, Information Security Managers and Consultants, Information Security Officers and Managers responsible for Information Security within organizations, Risk Managers, and those responsible for the development and maintenance of the Information Security Management System (ISMS)
It is also recommended for Quality, Environmental and other Management System Auditors who are looking to learn the specific requirements of ISO/IEC 27001 and conduct audits against the Standard.

Course Objectives of ISO 27001 (ISMS) Lead Auditor

Minimizing the risks of business data breaches by implementing a robust Information Security Management System (ISMS) –
1. Understand the purpose and requirements of the ISO 27001 standard.
2. Develop a process for conducting proactive and effective ISMS audits.
3. Develop an audit plan and strategies for conforming to the ISMS.
4. Audit and evaluate the ISMS according to the ISO/IEC 27001 standards.
5. Make sure the implementing parties comply with ISMS policies and procedures.
6. Assess the effectiveness of the ISMS.
7. Develop corrective action plans to address any deficiencies.
8. Understand the ISMS objectives, scope and responsibilities.
9. Develop an audit report to reflect the findings of the audit.
10. Create a compliance culture for the ongoing security of business data.

 Module 1: Introduction to the information security management system (ISMS) and ISO/IEC 27001
  • Training course objectives and structure
  • Standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Certification process
  • Fundamental concepts and principles of information security
  • Information security management system (ISMS)
  • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • The impact of trends and technology in auditing
  • Evidence-based auditing
  • Risk-based auditing
  • Initiation of the audit process
  • Stage 1 audit
  • Preparing for stage 2 audit
  • Stage 2 audit
  • Communication during the audit
  • Audit procedures
  • Creating audit test plans
  • Drafting audit findings and nonconformity reports
  • Audit documentation and quality review
  • Closing of the audit
  • Evaluation of action plans by the auditor
  • Beyond the initial audit
  • Managing an internal audit program
  • Closing of the training course


ISO 27001 (ISMS) Lead Auditor Course Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for the ISO 27001 (ISMS) Lead Auditor training, although prior training in management systems auditing and/or ISO 27001 would be beneficial.

Q: Who should attend the ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Training?

A: The training is suitable for professionals involved in information security management, internal auditors, individuals responsible for implementing or maintaining an ISMS, and those seeking a career as an ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.

A: The training covers a range of topics, including the key principles of information security management, interpretation of ISO 27001 requirements, audit planning and execution, audit techniques, reporting and follow-up, and the responsibilities of an ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.

A: The training is typically delivered through a combination of lectures, interactive discussions, case studies, group exercises, and practical workshops. Real-world examples and scenarios are used to enhance understanding and application of the concepts taught.

A: Yes, upon successful completion of the course, participants will usually need to pass an examination to receive the ISO 27001 Lead Auditor certification.

A: While the focus of the training is on ISO 27001 Lead Auditor , many of the principles and audit techniques covered can be applied to other ISO standards as well.

A: This training can be customized to address specific organizational needs. We can discuss customization options based on your requirements.

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