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ISO 27001 is an Information Security Management System. It is a suite of processes necessary to manage the information security within an organisation. Organisations implementing ISMS must establish appropriate security policies, identify risks and carry risk assessments, implement ISMS performance evaluation and constantly plan for further improvement.

ISO 27001 (ISMS) Lead Auditor Training and certification course will provide a detailed understanding of audit methodology including interview techniques, auditing risk assessments, ensuring appropriate corrective action and practicing new skills.

ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor Certification

Upon passing the ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor exam or equivalent, a candidate earns the credential of ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor.

The prerequisites of this exam include:

  • A total of five years of professional experience out of which two years must be spent working in Information Security Management.
  • A total of 300 hours of audit activities.

Who should do ISO 27001 (ISMS) Lead Auditor Training and certification course?

  • Auditors
  • Professionals associated with Information Security team
  • Quality professionals
  • Project Managers
  • IT expert advisors
  • Chief Security Officers (CSOs)
  • Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs)
  • Chief Information Officers (CIOs)

Why should you attend the ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor training?

The ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor training provides you the skills necessary to execute an Information Security Management System (ISMS) audit with the help of globally recognised audit principles, methods and techniques. This training enables you to plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process. Also, practical exercises during the training help you master audit techniques and manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers and conflict resolution.

Learning objectives of ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor Course

The learning objectives of ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor course include:

  • Learning the operations of an ISMS (Information Security Management System) based on ISO/IEC 27001
  • Understanding the correlation between ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27002 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Understanding an auditor’s role that includes planning, leading and monitoring a management system audit as per ISO 19011
  • Gaining expertise in leading an audit and audit team
  • Understanding the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001 in the context of an ISMS audit
  • Getting acquainted with the responsibilities of an auditor which include planning and leading an audit, drafting reports and monitoring an audit in compliance with ISO 19011

This course prepares you for Exam ISO 27001 (ISMS) Lead Auditor . Download course contents.

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Schedule & Prices

Delivery Mode Location Course Duration Fees Schedule
Instructor-Led Online Training (1-on-1) Client's Home/Office5 Days $ 2,030 As per mutual convenience (4-Hours Evenings & Weekends Possible
Classroom Training * Dubai 5 Days $ 2,710 E
28-1 Aug 2019,
25-29 Aug 2019,
29 Sep -3 Oct 2019
Delhi, Bangalore, Dehradun (Rishikesh), Goa, Shimla, Chennai 5 Days $ 1,733 E
22 Jul -26 Jul 2019,
29 Jul -2 Aug 2019,
5 Aug -9 Aug 2019,
12 Aug -16 Aug 2019,
2 Sep -6 Sep 2019,
9 Sep -13 Sep 2019,
16 Sep -20 Sep 2019
Fly-Me-a-Trainer Client's Location5 Days On Request As per mutual convenience
* E = Exam included

Course Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of information security management principles and concepts

FREE Trial Class FREE pre-requisite Class FREE revision Class

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ISO 27001 (ISMS) Lead Auditor Benefits

Upon Completion of this Course, you will accomplish following:-

  • Understand auditing principles associated with ISO 27001
  • Assess security threats, weaknesses and vulnerabilities
  • Plan, execute and report an Information Security Management System audit
  • Implement all components of ISMS together
  • Gain expertise in conducting an ISO 27001 audit
  • Implementing an ISMS with ISO 27001 compliance.
  • Understanding the concepts, methods, techniques and standards for managing ISMS effectively.
  • Understanding the relationship between all components of ISMS including risk control, risk management, and business process compliance in the organization.
  • Efficiently manage and maintain an ISMS with respect to the international standard of ISO 27001.
  • Developing the skill and knowledge required to follow best practices in managing organization-level information security.
  • Improving the dexterity to take decisions and analyze problems with respect to information security management.

Give an edge to your career with ISO certification training courses. Students can join the classes for ISO 27001 (ISMS) Lead Auditor Training & Certification Course at Koenig Campus located at New Delhi, Bengaluru, Shimla, Goa, Dehradun, Dubai & Instructor-Led Online.

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What is an ISMS?

An Information Security Management System (ISMS) is a systematic approach to ensuring that critical risks to information assets are reduced to a level consistent with management’s objectives. In essence, it is a comprehensive process for managing information security.

What is ISO 27001?

ISO 27001 is the international standardization of auditable requirements for an information security management system (ISMS).

What is the future of ISO 27001?

ISO 27001 is becoming the international benchmark for effective, secure information management practices that protect organizations and ensure their compliance with data protection, privacy and effective business risk management.

How much does an ISO Lead Auditor make?

The average salary of an ISO Lead Auditor is $63,632 per year, as per a report generated by PayScale. Based on experience, an entry level ISO Lead Auditor can expect to earn an average compensation of $45,000 per year whereas an auditor with a late career experience, having an experience of approximately 20 years can earn an average annual salary of $86,000.

What is the fee for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor exam?

The exam fee is included within the course fee; thus a separate fee is not levied for the ISO 27001 Lead Auditor exam. The exam covers the following competency domains:

  • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of Information Security Management System (ISMS)
  • Domain 2: Information Security Management System (ISMS)
  • Domain 3: Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Domain 4: Preparation of an ISO/IEC 27001 audit
  • Domain 5: Conducting an ISO/IEC 27001 audit
  • Domain 6: Closing an ISO/IEC 27001 audit
  • Domain 7: Managing an ISO/IEC 27001 audit program

What is the role of ISO 27001 Lead Auditor?

The role of an ISO 27001 Lead Auditor includes:

  • Planning audits
  • Leading and coordinating audit teams and audit schedules
  • Executing internal and third party ISO audits
  • Recommending improvements in policies, procedures and practices
  • Reviewing compliance with company procedures and governmental regulations
  • Documenting the audits and preparing audit reports

How do you become an ISO 27001 Lead Auditor?

There are some easy steps to follow.

  • Prerequisites - To become an ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, you need to have a prior professional experience of five years, out of which two years must be spent working in Information Security Management sector. You also need to have an audit experience of a total of 300 hours.
  • Find a certification body - Select a certification body as well as a training provider.
  • Go through the training - Attend the training for the ISO 27001 Lead Auditor course that lasts for a total of 5 days and the final exam is held on the fifth day itself. A trainee needs to attend the complete 5-day training course in order to sit for the exam.
  • Clear the exam - Pass the exam and receive the certification.

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