ISO 27001 Audits Learning Path

Understand what ISO 27001 auditing means for internal, supplier and certification audits.

6 hours, 16 minutes

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About ISO 27001 Audits

In this path, you will explore ISO 27001 and similar auditing entails for internal, supplier and certification audits. Learn where this fits into the overall management system theory and continual improvement cycle. Develop an appreciation of the role of the auditor, their independence, integrity and limitations. Learn the "black box" process auditing model, taking apart business processes in a way that makes the best use of audit time.



ISO 27001 Audits Skill Assessment

Assessment - 25 questions

Management system theory

Course - 00:41:00

A discussion of management system theory and the continual improvement model; how an organization goes about achieving certification; and how ISMS standards fit into a wider organizational business integrated management system.
ISO 27001 and the stage 1 audit

Course - 01:40:00

In this course, we discuss the ISO 27001 standard utilized during a stage 1 assessment. We also break down each component, so the auditor knows what evidence to look for.
ISO 27002 and the stage 2 audit

Course - 01:33:00

A discussion of the ISO 27002 standard utilized during a stage 2 assessment. We break down each component so that the auditor knows what evidence to look for.
Audit theory

Course - 00:46:00

This course discusses audit theory and both hard and soft skills, including how to find and gather audit evidence, the audit process and managing interviewees.
Audit life cycle

Course - 01:26:00

A discussion of the audit life cycle and each individual phase. We follow the process from how to manage an audit program, through to audit prep, delivery, reporting and follow-up.

Meet the author

Ralph O'Brien

Ralph is a trusted advisor on Global Privacy and Security compliance, practices and management. His experience includes strategic GDPR adoption programs, advisory services and assurance delivery in global multinational environments.

He has worked in a wide variety of industry sectors including Defense, Public Sector, Pharma and Financial Services, representing both multinational corporations and boutique specialist consultancies.

He continues to be a hands-on practitioner, combining business-level consultancy with training and technical experience. He was responsible for the first global joint 27001/25999 management system to be certified. With a focus on business processes and the protection of information, and an ethos of management assurance, risk management and knowledge transfer he continues to ensure effective protection of assets appropriate to the business needs of the client.

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