Due to COVID-19 Our 2020 Certification Training Classes Are Available LIVE Online Only
Also please see below for deatils on our COVID-19 Relief Initiative offering 50% off on all 2020 public courses
Enrollment for our next
Certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Course scheduled for
Nov 30 - Dec 4, 2020, closes at 5:00 PM on November 20, 2020
Important to Note: Training seats are limited, and we do not maintain a waiting list for courses as the book up fast.
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Schedule, Registration, and Cost
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The registration fee is $2,995 (USD), however discounts are available for early registration, and members of the
Information Security Leadership Forum (a $500 member discount applies).
CIMA has recently implemented a COVID-19 Relief Initiative offering our customers a 50% discount on all our public online certification training courses.
1. COVID-19 Relief discounted pricing is already reflected on all course registration pages (Non-members $1,495 / members $995).
2. Our COVID-19 Relief Initiative discount may not be used in combination with any discount offer, is subject to termination at any time, without notice, and has no redeemable cash value.
Day One - Introduction and Audit Concepts, for Auditing an Information Security Management System (ISMS) based on ISO 27001
- Course introduction
- Normative, regulatory and legal framework related to information security
- The Information Security Management System (ISMS)
- Overview of ISO 27001 Management Controls
- Fundamental audit concepts and principles
- Evidence and risk-base approach to auditing in an ISMS
Day Two - Setting Up an Internal Audit Program for ISO 27001 Compliance
- Developing organizational ISO 27001 Internal Audit governance
- Developing an ISMS audit plan
- Developing audit program standard operating procedures
- Documenting auditor competency requirements
- Ongoing monitoring of auditors
- Developing Control-based Audit Test Procedures
- Auditing ISMS processes and procedures
- Auditing ISMS policies and standards
Day Three - Conducting an ISO 27001-based Internal Audit
- Audit Planning and Preparation
- Developing the schedule and expectations for audit coordination meetings
- Preparing for and leading the audit's opening meeting
- Conducting interviews
- Control testings
- Evidence collection, analysis, corroboration and preservation
- Documenting controls reviews in the auditor's working papers
Day Four - The ISO 27001 Certification Process, Ongoing Management of
- An overview of the ISO 27001 certification life-cycle
- Engaging a certification body for ISO 27001 certification
- Pre-audit preparation
- Documenting and communicating non-conformities
- Reviewing the management response to non-conformities
- Audit working paper preparation and submission
- Preparation and communication of certification recommendation to certification body
- Certification decision and decision process
- Granting and use of certification
- Monitoring and tracking non-confomities
- Certification surveillance auditing
Day Five - Practical & Written Certification Exams
- Morning: 3 hour written exam
- Afternoon: Practical Exam - Formal Presentation of Internal Audit of the ISMS to the Organization's Board of Directors
1. Both written and practical exams are mandatory, in order to meet the certification requirements set out by the Information Security Leadership Forum, this course's certifying body.
2. Formal business attire is mandatory for you practical exam. Please be sure to pack / dress appropriately. Men are required to wear a jacket and tie, and women the equivalent.
When designing our Certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Course, great care is taken to identify key areas the course must focus on in order to ensure student achieve the goals the course was setup to accomplish. These learning objectives are highlighted as follows:
Achieve an in-depth understanding of the ISO 27001 certification process.
Master the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques required for the effective planning, design, development, implementation and maintenance of ISO 27001-based information security audit program.
Gain an expert level understanding of how to engage stakeholders in the ISO 27001 Audit process.
Develop the expertise to to perform and lead an ISO 27001-based audit of an organization.
Master the development of an Internal Audit Program to support the compliance requirements of the ISO 27001 standard.
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