ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

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ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

ISO 27001 LA


What is ISO/IEC 27001?

ISO/IEC 27001 provides requirements for organizations seeking to establish, implement, maintain and continually improve an information security management system. This framework serves as a guideline towards continually reviewing the safety of your organization’s information, which will demonstrate reliability and add value to services of your organization. ISO/IEC 27001 assists you to understand the practical approaches that are involved in the implementation of an Information Security Management System (ISMS) that preserves the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information by applying a risk management process. Therefore, the implementation of ISMS that complies with all requirements of ISO/IEC 27001 will enable your organizations to assess and treat information security risks that they face.

Why Should You Attend This Program?

ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor program enables you to develop the necessary expertise to perform an Information Security Management System (ISMS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training course, you will 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.

Based on practical exercises, you will be able to master audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.

ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor Program is a five-day course that help you:

  1. Understand the operations of an Information Security Management System based on ISO/IEC 27001
  2. Acknowledge the correlation between ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27002 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  3. Understand an auditor’s role to: plan, lead and follow-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011
  4. Learn how to lead an audit and audit team
  5. Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001 in the context of an ISMS audit
  6. Acquire the competencies of an auditor to: plan an audit, lead an audit, draft reports, and follow-up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011




Who Should Attend This Program?

  1. Auditors seeking to perform and lead Information Security Management System (ISMS) certification audits 
  2. Managers or consultants seeking to master an Information Security Management System audit process
  3. Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with Information Security Management System requirements
  4. Technical experts seeking to prepare for an Information Security Management System audit
  5. Expert advisors in Information Security Management.

Benefits of Attending This Program

After acquiring the necessary expertise to perform this audit, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Auditor Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the capabilities and competencies to audit organizations based on best practices.


  1. This training is based on both theory and best practices used in ISMS audits
  2. Lecture sessions are illustrated with examples based on case studies
  3. Practical exercises are based on a case study which includes role playing and discussions
  4. Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam

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


Day 1: Introduction to Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) and ISO/IEC 27001
Day 2: Audit principles, preparation and launching of an audit
Day 3: On-site audit activities
Day 4: Closing the audit
Day 5: Certification Exam