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Information Security Auditing

Delivery: classroom, hands on, workshop // Duration: 2 days

This course gives participants an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals for auditing an information security management systems based on ISO 27001 standards.


Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the challenges of auditing an information security management system based on ISO 27001 standards

  • Implement an auditing program for ISMS

  • Conduct ISMS audits 


Course Content

  • The guide for the audit of management systems: ISO 19011

  • The ISMS audit process

  • Roles and responsibilities

  • Selection and assessment of auditors

  • Planning and implementation of an audit program

  • Conducting a single audit (preparation, on-site, documentation, audit report, follow-up)

  • Audit methods

  • The on-site audit session

    • Conversation methods

    • Escalation procedures

  • Assessment of findings: conformity, effectiveness and efficiency

  • Simulation of audit sessions

    • Auditing the documentation

    • Conducting on-site audits (participants are once auditors, once employees of the audited organization)

    • Preparation of an audit report

  • Tips and tricks from the practice

  • Mutual exchange of experience


Target Audience

Persons in charge of

  • Information Security Management

  • Information Security Risk Management

  • Information Security Audits

  • IT Security

  • IT Security Risk Management

  • Information Security Audits

  • (Internal) Audits

  • Compliance


Pre-requisite for Course Registration

  • Recommendation: Completed ISH Information Security Management course with certification

    ISH ISMS Specialist ISH ISMS Specialist Diploma

  • Participants should have good knowledge about information security and/or IT security and a minimum of two years’ experience in the field of information security and/or IT security


Certification: ISH ISMS Auditor Diploma

The ISH ISMS Auditor Diploma provides participants with a broad and detailed understanding of auditing an information security management system based on the international set of standards ISO 27001.

Upcoming Session

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How to get to the ISH Campus?

Address: Südallee 1 85326 Munich, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)89 975 32275

Mit dem Auto- von der A92/München

Orientieren Sie sich an der Beschilderung “Frachtgebaude” unde verlassen Sie die Autobahn. Folgen Sie der Straße nach rechts, Sie überqueren auf der Brücke die S-Bahn Linie. Biegen Sie bei der nächsten Möglichkeitne rechts ab un folgen dem Straßenverlauf über eine langgezogene Rechtsverurve. Fogen Sie der Straße weiterhin bis Sie links abbiegen können. Biegen Sie links ab. Zu Ihrer Rechten erreichen Sie die “Luftpostleitstelle”.

By car - from the A92 / Munich

Follow the signs “Frachtgebaude” and leave the motorway. Follow the road to the right and cross the S-Bahn line on the bridge. At the next opportunity, turn right and follow the road over a long right turn. Continue to follow the street until you can turn left. Turn left. On your right you will reach the “Luftpostleitstelle”.

Mit der S-Bahn / dem Flugzeug

Steigen Sie in die S-Bahn-Linie S8 oder S1 und fahren Sie bis zum “Besucherpark”. Verlassen Sie in die S-Bahn-Station in Richtung Flight- Operations-Center (FOC/Lufthanasa) und folgen Sie am Ende der Treppen nach unten der Straße zu Ihrer Linken bis zum Ende der “Frachtgebäide”. Gehen Sie weiter gerade aus und folgen Sie der Straße nach rechts. Am Ende dieser Straße erreichen Sie die “Luftpostleitstelle”.

By S-Bahn / airplane

Get on the S-Bahn line S8 or S1 and drive to the “Besucherpark”. Exit the S-Bahn station towards the Flight-Operations-Center (FOC / Lufthanasa) and at the bottom of the stairs, follow the road to the left to the end of the “Frachtgebäide”. Continue straight ahead and follow the road to the right. At the end of this street you reach the “Luftpostleitstelle”.

Are events and trainings in English or in German?

Since we want to provide the best trainings and events for “Securing the Global future” we offer our programs in both English and German. You can tell which language the training or event is in by which flag icon is listed next to the title. A British flag for English or the German flag for Deutsch.

Where can I check my ticket order?

You can always check or make changes to your ticket order by using the link in the email you received after you completed your booking. If you don’t have this link anymore, you can request a new mail through our ticketshop.

What hotels are in the area?

While there are a wide range of hotels around the airport we have personally stay at both the Hilton and Hotel Novotel, and find them to be very nice and accommodating.

Hilton Munich Airport

Address: Terminalstraße Mitte 20, 85356 München-Flughafen
Phone: +49 (0)89 97820

Hotel Novotel

Address: Nordallee 29, 85356 München Phone: +49 (0)89 9705130

I have further questions and would like to speak to someone in person, who do I call?

Yes, you can email us at or call us at +49 89 975 32275. We are fluent in English or German.