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ISO 27001 Lead Implementer - PECB

This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to audit an Information Security Management System (ISMS) and to manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training, the participant will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 the certification process according to ISO 17021. Based on practical exercises, the participant will develop the skills (mastering audit techniques) and competencies (managing audit teams and audit program, communicating with customers, conflict resolution, etc) necessary to efficiently conduct an audit.

Who should attend

This training is intended for individuals preparing for the ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer certification exam.


Learning Objectives

• Delegates will be thoroughly prepared for the PECB accreditation examination
• To acquire the expertise to perform an ISO27001 internal audit following ISO 19011 guidelines
• To acquire the expertise to perform an ISO27001 certification audit following ISO 19011 guidelines and the specifications of ISO 17021 and ISO 27006
• To acquire the necessary expertise to manage an ISMS audit team
• To understand the operation of an ISO27001 conformant information security management system
• To understand the relationship between an Information Security Management System, including risk management, controls and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
• To improve the ability to analyze the internal and external environment of an organization, its risk assessment and audit decision-making.

Course Content

ISO27001 Lead Auditor – Day one

  • Normative, regulatory and legal framework related to information security
  • Fundamental principles of information security
  • ISO27001 certification process
  • Information Security Management System (ISMS)
  • Detailed presentation of the clauses 4 to 8 of ISO27001

ISO27001 Lead Auditor – Day Two

  • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Audit approach based on evidence and on risk
  • Preparation of an ISO27001 certification audit
  • ISMS documentation audit
  • Conducting an opening meeting

ISO27001 Lead Auditor – Day Three

  • Communication during the audit
  • Audit procedures: observation, document review, interview, sampling techniques, technical verification, corroboration and evaluation
  • Audit test plans
  • Formulation of audit findings
  • Documenting nonconformities

ISO27001 Lead Auditor – Day Four

  • Audit documentation
  • Quality review
  • Conducting a closing meeting and conclusion of an ISO 27001 audit
  • Evaluation of corrective action plans
  • ISO 27001 Surveillance audit
  • Internal audit management program

ISO27001 Lead Auditor – Day Five

  • Round up of the week – Q + A
  • Certification Exam

Exams & Certification

ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer certification exam

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