ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Overview

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Course Outline

This ISO 27001 Lead Auditor training course will explore the following modules:

Module 1: Introduction to ISO 27001

  • Introduction
  • Compatibility with Other Management System Standards
  • ISO 27001:2022 and its Clauses

Module 2: Information Security

  • What is Business?
  • Industries
  • Risk
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Constructs and Characteristics of Assets
  • Security and Privacy
  • Triad of Information Security
  • Cyber Security is Everyone’s Responsibility
  • Cybersecurity Landscape
  • What is Information Security?
  • Information Security Management
  • Need of Information Security
  • Threats to Information Security
  • Active and Passive Attacks

Module 3: Context of the Organisation

  • Understanding the Organisation and Its Context
  • Understanding the Needs and Expectations of Interested Parties
  • Determining the Scope of the Information Security Management System
  • Information Security Management System

Module 4: Leadership

  • Leadership and Commitment
  • Policy
  • Organisational Roles, Responsibilities, and Authorities

Module 5: Planning

  • Organisational Roles, Responsibilities, and Authorities
  • Information Security Objectives and Planning to Achieve Them
  • Planning of Changes

Module 6: Support

  • Resources
  • Competence
  • Awareness
  • Communication
  • Documented Information

Module 7: Operation

  • Documented Information  
  • Information Security Risk Assessment
  • Information Security Risk Treatment

Module 8: Performance Evaluation

  • Monitoring, Measurement, Analysis, and Evaluation
  • Internal Audit
  • Management Review

Module 9: Improvement

  • Nonconformity and Corrective Action
  • Continual Improvement

Module 10: Introduction to Auditing

  • Internal Audit Charter
  • Communicate with Organisation and Audit Committee
  • Auditing Reflects
  • General and Internal Auditing Standards and Guidance
  • Auditing Types
  • Auditing Techniques
  • Auditing Principles
  • Phases of Audit

Module 11: Performing ISO 27001 Audits

  • Preparing an Audit Report
  • Assessment of Audit Reports and Documents
  • Report Preparation, Findings, Reconciliation, and Conclusions
  • Auditing Procedures
  • Reviewing Documents and Reports
  • Classifying Findings
  • Reliability of Audit Findings

Module 12: Internal Auditor

  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Audit Plan
  • Opening Meeting
  • Record Review Activities
  • Internal Auditor Checklist
  • Communication Between Departments
  • Drafting Reports and Test Plans

Module 13: ISMS and the ISO 27001 Standards Family

  • What is an ISMS?
  • Project Plan
  • Management and Governance Frameworks
  • ISMS Benefits
  • Scope of ISMS in an organisation
  • Introduction to Management Systems
  • Process Approach
  • Fundamentals
  • PDCA Cycle

Module 14: Interaction with ISO 27005

  • What is ISO 27005?
  • ISO 27001 VS ISO 27005
  • Quantifying the Business Impact
  • Impact Severity

Module 15: Roles and Responsibilities of a Lead Implementer

  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Case Study:  ABC’s ISO 27001 

Module 16: Launch and Implement an ISMS in an Organisation

  • Apply the Frameworks
  • Procedures and Controls
  • Implementing the Controls
  • Training and Awareness Programme
  • Management’s Role
  • Responsibilities of Employees

Module 17: Risk Management

  • Analysing and Evaluating Risks
  • Managing Risk Approaches
  • Case Study: Law Firm

Module 18: Risk Assessment and the Statement of Applicability (SOA)

  • Risk Assessment
  • Conducting Risk Assessments
  • Risk Assessment Methodology
  • ISMS Risk Assessment Report
  • Threats and Vulnerabilities

Module 19: Introduction to ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Lead Auditor
  • Team Selection and Planning
  • Qualifications of an Auditor
  • Conformance and Compliance

Module 20: Preparing and Planning an Audit

  • Roles and Responsibility of an Auditor
  • Auditing Schedule and Time
  • Procedures and Process Flow
  • Activities of an Auditor
  • Audit Components
  • Purpose and Extent of an Audit

Module 21: Reviewing Process and Qualities

  • Different Review Stages
  • Collecting Evidence
  • Observation
  • Audit Findings
  • Conducting Follow-ups

Module 22: Certification

  • Selecting an ISO 27001 Registrar
  • Prepare for the Certification Audits
  • Certification
  • Stage 1 Audit
  • Stage 2 Audit
  • Surveillance Audit
  • Re-Certification Audit

Module 23: Audit Triangle

  • Fraud Triangle
  • Tackling the Fraud Triangle

Module 24: Auditing Techniques

  • Classifying Audit Findings
  • On-Site Auditing
  • Remote Auditing Methods

Module 25: Tasks of an Auditor

  • Opening Meetings
  • Daily Discussion Meetings
  • Closing Meeting
  • Monitoring and Logging
  • Handling Stressful Situations
  • Intrusion and Penetration Testing
  • Reporting Audits
  • Follow-up Actions

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Who should attend this ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Training Course?

The ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Course is tailored for professionals leading and conducting audits of Information Security Management Systems based on ISO 27001.

The following professionals will benefit the most from this course:

  • Information Security Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Auditors
  • Risk Managers
  • Cybersecurity Engineers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Data Protection Officers

Prerequisites of the ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Course. However, familiarity with information security and ISO 27001 standard can be beneficial for the delegates.

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Course Overview

ISO 27001 is an international standard that specifies the need for an Information Security Management System. Information security management is the process of preventing unauthorised access, use, disclosure, interruption, modification, or destruction of sensitive information within an organisation.  This training helps individuals gain expertise in auditing and risk assessment to ensure robust  Information Security Management Systems in organisations. It also helps organsiations enhance information security and mitigate risks to demonstrate their commitment to protecting sensitive information. Individuals with high assessment and auditing skills in ISO 27001 will have tremendous job opportunities to work in globally recognised organisations.

The Knowledge Academy’s 5-day ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Training course provides delegates with in-depth knowledge about ISO 27001 and information security for handling active and passive attacks. During this training, they will learn how leadership policies work for organisational roles, responsibilities, and authorities. They will also learn to audit and tackle the fraud triangle. This course will be led by our highly skilled and knowledgeable trainer, who has years of experience in teaching and will help delegates get a complete understanding of auditing processes.  

Course Objectives

  • To attain in-depth knowledge about information security and its importance
  • To understand various needs for information security in organisations
  • To learn about how to identify common threats to information security
  • To understand the scope of an Information Security Management System (ISMS)
  • To learn how to describe policies, roles, and responsibilities for ISO27001
  • To understand actions for addressing risks and opportunities in planning

After attending this training, delegates will be able to collaborate with stakeholders through effective audit planning and reporting. They will also be able to identify information security risks and vulnerabilities to safeguard critical assets and data.

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What’s included in this ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Training?

  • ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Exam Information

To achieve the ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Certification, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 30 
  • Total Marks: 30 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 15/30 Marks 
  • Duration: 40 Minutes  
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

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ISO 27001 Lead Auditor FAQs

ISO 27001 is an Information Security Management System (ISMS) that provides a systematic approach to managing and protecting sensitive information within an organisation.
Yes, The Knowledge Academy’s ISO 27001 Lead Auditor exam is included with the course fee, and will be taken at the end of the day.
ISO 27001 Lead Auditor is a 5 day training course.
This ISO 27001 Lead Auditor training course begins at 9am and finishes around 5pm. You should arrive at the venue by 8:45am.
An ISO 27001 Lead Auditor is a professional who conducts audits of an organisation's Information Security Management System (ISMS) against the requirements of the ISO 27001 standard.
We provide ISO 27001 Foundation, ISO 27001 Internal Auditor, and ISO 27001 Lead Implementer.
ISO 27001 Lead Auditor is beneficial for managing information security, improving auditing skills, enhancing career prospects, and contributing to the protection of sensitive information within organisations.
The Knowledge Academy provides ISO 27001 training throughout the UK and all over the globe, so there will be a location near you.
The lead auditor during an audit is responsible for planning and organising audits, conducting audit activities, documenting findings, preparing audit reports, and following up on audit findings.
In this ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Training course, you will learn about information security, active and passive attacks, the Information Security Management System (ISMS), leadership policies, internal audit, the PDCA cycle, auditing principles, analysing and evaluating risks, the ISMS risk assessment report, the audit and fraud triangle, auditing techniques, intrusion and penetration testing, and many more.
The price for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor certification in Belgium starts from €2895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.
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