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ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Course Outline

The following subjects are taught during this course:

Module 1: Introduction to ISO 27005 Standard

  • Core concepts, key definitions and background
  • Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Role and importance
  • Understanding the situation in an organisation
  • Reviewing and monitoring
  • Octave method
  • EBIOS method
  • Harmonised Tra method

Module 2: Interaction With Other ISOs

  • How ISO 27005 interacts with ISO 9001
  • 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 the Internal Audit and Handling the Interview Process

  • Decide what you want to achieve
  • Identify risks and review objectives
  • 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 Quality Management Principles in an Internal Audit

Module 6: Preparation of an ISO 27005 Audit

Module 7: Conducting an ISO 27005 Audit

Module 8: Closing an ISO 27005 Audit

Module 9: Managing an ISO 27005 Audit Program

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

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
    • Vulnerability sources
    • The 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
  • Implementation of risk management programs
  • Risk communication and consultation
    • Communicating risk – an overview
    • The six principles of risk communication
    • Accurate communication
    • Risk communication procedures

Module 12: Risk Identification and Analysis

  • Risk analysis and scoring
  • Risk identification
  • Risk estimation
  • Risk estimation methodologies
  • Risk estimation 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 accordingly
  • About information security
  • Types of risks and associated threats
  • Security controls and measures
  • Scope and boundaries of process
  • Understand the organisation
  • Know about constraints that affect an organisation
  • Impact of risks
  • Handling the information security risk management team
  • Train and make employees aware of risks

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

  • Risk treatment
  • Mitigating control measures
  • Risk analysis tools & evaluation

Module 15: Role of an Auditor

  • The qualifications of an auditor
  • The International Register of Certified Auditors (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
  • Auditing goals
  • Types of audit

Module 17: Audit Tasks

  • Monitoring and logging
  • Intrusion and penetration testing
  • The penetration testing process
  • Penetration testing methods
  • Inspection
  • Report tips
  • Report structure
  • Reporting audits
  • Decision-making

Module 18: Auditing Principles and Techniques

  • Gap analysis
  • Gap analysis process
  • 5-whys
  • Communication planning
  • Time and auditing on schedule
  • Procedure and process flow
  • Audit steps
  • Plans and programs
  • Activities of an auditor
  • Verification techniques
  • Inspection writing
  • Approaches and methods for auditing
  • Data analysis
  • Data access and management
  • Quality and control of audit analytics processes
  • Collaboration, efficiency, and sustainability

Module 19: Closure of Audit

  • Report evaluation
  • Follow-up actions
  • Auditing results
  • Higher management
  • Submitting reports to higher management
  • Audit findings
  • Audit evidence and findings
  • NCPARs
  • Audit follow-up
  • The follow-up process

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There are no formal prerequisites for this ISO 27005 training course

Who Should Attend this ISO 27005 Training Course?

The ISO 27005 Lead Auditor course has been specifically built for Risk Managers, IT consultants and Individuals responsible for information security within an organisation. 

ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Course Overview

The ISO 27005 Lead Auditor certification provides delegates with the relevant skills to assist in the application of risk management methods used in the workplace. Over five day, delegates will grasp the fundamental guidelines for information security risk management, which are taught by our highly experienced ISO 27005 trainers. This course includes an exam that will be taken on the final day of training. Our dedicated trainers will ensure that you are fully prepared for the exam, and can offer support and guidance throughout the course. After successfully completing this course, delegates will be able to perform an optimal information security risk assessment and manage risks in the working environment.

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What's included in this ISO 27005 Training Course?

This training course includes:

  • The ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Manual 
  • Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor 
  • Refreshments 

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ISO 27005 Lead Auditor Exam

This exam is comprised of:

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Duration of 40 minutes
  • 50% pass mark
  • Closed book

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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ISO 27005 Lead Auditor FAQs


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 5 day(s)
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for ISO 27005 Lead Auditor certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for ISO 27005 Lead Auditor.
Please see our ISO 27005 Training courses available in the United Kingdom

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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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