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Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor – Information Security

Course Overview 

The ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor training course is designed to enable information security professionals you develop the necessary expertise to perform an Information Security Management System (ISMS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques.

The training course highlights both technical knowledge and best practices used in ISMS audits. Students acquire the knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process. Taking this training course enables you to master audit techniques and build competency in managing an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.

Following completion of the training course and passing the certification the exam and you will earn the Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor credential. This certificate validates your capabilities and competencies to audit organizations based on best practices.


Who Should Attend this Training Course?

  • IT/ Information Security Manager

  • Compliance Auditor

  • IT/ Information Security Consultant

  • GDPR consultant

  • Information Security Officer

  • Cyber Security Consultant

  • ISMS manager

  • Head of IT

  • Information and risk manager

  • Information security analyst

  • Internal Auditor


Benefits and Main Purpose of Course

  • Gain mastery of the operations of an Information Security Management System based on ISO/IEC 27001

  • Demonstrates the correlation between ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27002 and other standards and regulatory frameworks

  • Understand an auditor’s role to: plan, lead and follow-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011

  • Build expertise on how to lead an audit and audit team

  • Interpret the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001 in the context of an ISMS audit

  • Provides evidence of knowledge and expertise as a ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor


Course Prerequisites

  • Five years professional experience with a minimum of two years of work experience in Information Security Management

  • A fundamental understanding of ISO/IEC 27001 and comprehensive knowledge of implementation principles.


Course Outline

  • Introduction to the information security management system (ISMS) and ISO/IEC 27001

  • The purpose and benefits of the audit

  • The role of auditors and standards in audits

  • Audit principles, preparation, and initiation of an audit

  • Critical skills required for performing an audit

  • Selecting and leading an audit team

  • On-site audit activities

  • Closing the audit

  • Reporting and following up on an audit


Schedule & Prices

Duration & Course Fee


Classroom (Instructor-Led)

Duration: 5 Days
Fee: Call for a quote








Location: Lagos, Nigeria


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