ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Overview

ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Course Outline

The following subjects are taught during this course:

Module 1: Introduction to ISO 27005 Standard

  • Introduction
  • Concepts, Key Definitions, and Background
  • Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Information Security Risk Management
  • Role and Importance
  • Understanding the Situation in an Organisation
  • Reviewing and Monitoring
  • Octave Method
  • EBIOS Method
  • Harmonised TRA Method

Module 2: Interaction with Other ISO

  • How ISO 27005 Interacts with ISO 27001?
  • Quantifying the Business Impact
  • Impact Severity

Module 3: Planning Individual Internal Audits

  • Internal Audit Approach
  • Risk Assurance Mapping
  • Audit Plan
  • Research the Audit Area
  • Conduct Process Walk-Throughs
  • Map Risks to the Organisation, Process, or Function
  • Obtain Data Prior to Fieldwork

Module 4: Conducting Internal Audit and Handling the Interview Process

  • Identify Risks
  • Plan and Audit Activities
  • Validate the Facts and Complete the Work
  • Develop a Deliverable or Report that will Drive Action
  • Follow Up

Module 5: Understanding Risk Management in an Internal Audit

  • Introduction
  • Risk Management Process

Module 6: Preparation of an ISO 27005 Audit

  • Define Audit Objectives and Scope
  • Select Audit Criteria
  • Establish Audit Teams
  • Develop Audit Plan

Module 7: Conducting an ISO 27005 Audit

  • Risk Management Process
    • Context Establishment
    • Risk Assessment
    • Risk Treatment
    • Risk Acceptance
    • Risk Communication and Consultation
    • Risk Monitoring and Review

Module 8: Closing an ISO 27005 Audit

  • Prepare Audit Report
  • Distribute Audit Report
  • Conduct Audit Follow-up

Module 9: Managing an ISO 27005 Audit Program

  • Know What and When to Audit
  • Create an Audit Schedule
  • Pre-Planning the Scheduled Audit
  • Conducting the Audit
  • Record the Findings
  • Report Findings

Module 10: Key Concepts, Terminology, and Definitions Lead Implementer

  • Internal Context
  • Risk

Module 11: Introduction to Risk Management

  • Monitoring and Reviewing Potential Risks
  • Risk Management Methodologies
  • Information Security Risk Management Framework and Process Model
  • Information Assets Classification, Identification, and Threats
  • Threat Vulnerabilities
  • Controls
  • Controlling Vulnerabilities
  • Vulnerability Categories and Sources
  • Consequences of Vulnerabilities
  • Incident Scenarios
  • Types of Vulnerabilities
  • Methods for Risk Assessment
  • Scales and Simple Calculations
  • Acceptance Strategies
  • Improvement of Risk Assessment and Risk Management
  • Risk Assessment and Risk Management
  • Implementation of Risk Management Programmes
  • Risk Communication and Consultation
  • Communicating Risk
  • Principles of Risk Communication
  • Accurate Communication
  • Risk Communication Procedures

Module 12: Risk Identification and Analysis

  • Risk Analysis and Scoring
  • Risk Identification
  • Risk Estimation
    • Methodologies
    • Components
  • Risk Assessment Techniques
  • Assumptions Analysis
  • Checklist Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Prompt Lists
  • Interviewing and Brainstorming

Module 13: Role and Responsibilities of a Risk Manager

  • Risk Acceptance and Making Changes
  • Information Security
  • Types of Risks and Associated Threats
  • Security Controls and Measures
  • Scope and Boundaries of Process
  • Constraints that Affect an Organisation
  • Impact of Risks
  • Information Security Risk Management
  • Train and Make Employees Aware of Risks

Module 14: Identifying, Evaluating, and Treating Risk Specified in ISO 27005

  • Risk Treatment
  • Mitigating Control Measures
  • Risk Analysis Tools and Evaluation

Module 15: Role of an Auditor

  • Qualifications of an Auditor
  • IRCA Code of Conduct
  • Internal and External Audits
  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Lead Auditor

Module 16: Preparation and Planning of an Audit

  • Auditing Definition
  • Pre-Audit
  • Setting Audit Standards
  • Defining Targets

Module 17: Review and Monitoring

  • Monitoring and Logging
  • Intrusion and Penetration Testing

Module 18: Auditing Principles and Techniques

  • Auditing Principles
  • Auditing Techniques
  • Gap Analysis
  • Gap Analysis Process
  • 5-Whys
  • Communication Planning
  • Audit Steps
  • Plans and Programs
  • Activities of an Auditor
  • Verification Techniques
  • Inspection Writing

Module 19: Closure of Audit

  • Report Evaluation
  • Follow-up Actions
  • Auditing Results
  • Higher Management
  • Audit Evidence and Findings
  • Audit Follow-up

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Who should attend this ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Course?

The ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Course teaches the skills and knowledge necessary to conduct audits of Information Security Risk Management Systems. The course is best suited for professionals who want to become Lead Auditors for ISMR systems. The professionals who can benefit from attending this course include the following:

  • Information Security Professionals
  • Quality Assurance Professionals
  • Internal Auditors
  • Risk Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Business Continuity Professionals
  • Security Analysts

Prerequisites of the ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Course.

ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Course Overview

The ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Training is a comprehensive course focusing on the principles and practices of Information Security Risk Management in accordance with ISO 27005 standards. Information Security Risk Management is crucial for organisations seeking to protect their sensitive information and ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data.

Professionals engaged in Information Security and Risk Management should prioritise mastering the course. This includes Information Security Managers, Risk Managers, Compliance Officers, and individuals responsible for conducting audits and assessments within their organisations. The lead auditor role is essential for ensuring the effectiveness of information security risk management systems and verifying compliance with ISO 27005 standards.

The 4-day training by the Knowledge Academy on ISO 27005 Lead Auditor is designed to provide a comprehensive and practical learning experience. Delegates will gain expertise in leading Information Security Risk Management audits, understanding audit methodologies, and evaluating compliance with ISO 27005 standards.

Course Objectives:

  • To provide a detailed understanding of ISO 27005 standards
  • To equip participants with the knowledge to lead Information Security Risk Management audits
  • To guide professionals in conducting assessments and audits according to ISO 27005
  • To enhance participants' skills in assessing risk management processes
  • To prepare individuals for the lead auditor role in information security risk management
  • To ensure participants are well-versed in audit methodologies and compliance with ISO 27005 standards

Upon completing this course, delegates will benefit by becoming proficient ISO 27005 Lead Auditors, ready to guide their organisations in effective Information Security Risk Management. The practical knowledge acquired, coupled with the expertise of the instructors, positions participants to lead audits, assess risk management processes, and contribute significantly to enhancing information security within their organisations.


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What’s included in this ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Course?

  • ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Exam Information

To achieve the ISO 27005 Lead Auditor, 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 27005 Lead Auditor FAQs

ISO 27005 is a standard that provides guidelines for information security risk management, helping organisations to identify, assess, and treat information security risks within the context of their overall security practices.
There are no formal prerequisites for this course
The Lead Auditor Course focuses on equipping participants with the skills to conduct first, second, and third-party audits of information security management systems (ISMS) against ISO 27005, emphasising risk management processes.
The course includes comprehensive training on ISO 27005 risk management principles, audit methodologies, and practices, as well as case studies, practical exercises, and examination preparation.
The duration of this ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Training Course is 4 days.
Participants can acquire skills in conducting risk assessments, understanding risk management frameworks, preparing and leading audits, and implementing continuous improvement practices for information security management systems.
Completing the course opens career opportunities such as ISMS Auditor, Risk Manager, Information Security Consultant, and roles in compliance and information security governance.
In case you encounter any difficulties accessing the ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Certification Course materials, our customer support team is available to assist and promptly resolve any issues you may encounter.
The price for ISO 27005 Lead Auditor certification in Belgium starts from €2895
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