ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Overview

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Course Outline

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 Organization

  • Understanding the Organization 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
  • Organizational Roles, Responsibilities, and Authorities

Module 5: Planning

  • Organizational 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 Organization 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 organization
  • 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 Organization

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

Module 17: Risk Management

  • Analyzing 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 Course?

The ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Training Course in the United States 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 Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Training 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. The ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Course in the United States is highly prevalent in the global professional sphere, as it focuses on equipping individuals with the skills to lead and conduct audits for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) based on the ISO 27001 standard, ensuring organizations safeguard sensitive information.

Mastering this course is crucial for professionals involved in information security, risk management, and compliance. Security Officers, IT Managers, and Auditors should aim to enhance their expertise in this field to effectively address the growing concerns related to data security and privacy in organizations across in the United States.

The Knowledge Academy’s 5-day ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Course provides delegates with in-depth knowledge about ISO 27001 and information security for handling active and passive attacks. It empowers delegates with practical skills and insights needed to lead ISO 27001 audits successfully. This ISO 27001 Training prepares professionals to play a vital role in ensuring the robustness of information security practices within their organizations in the United States.

Course Objectives

  • To attain in-depth knowledge about information security and its importance
  • To understand various needs for information security in organizations
  • 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 ISO 27001 Training in the United States, 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 Course?

  • 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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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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ISO 27001 Lead Auditor FAQs

An ISO 27001 Lead Auditor is an individual with expertise in Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) who is responsible for conducting and overseeing audits to ensure compliance with ISO 27001 standards.
The training fees for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor certification in the United States starts from $3195
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.
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