ISO 27701

Privacy information management

Lead Implementer / Lead Auditor – Training Courses and Certification Exam

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Privacy information management

Privacy information management is definitely a very important issue that concerns all professionals around the world. Check below to find the training that suits you best!

Check below to find the training course, including the certification exam, that suits you best!

Official BCI Certification

Official ISO (PECB & IAS) Worldwide Certification

ACTAGIS, as the official partner and trainer of PECB for Switzerland and Europe, proposes learning and preparation classes for ISO 27701 certifications.

We guarantee your exam success

We will support you until you pass the exam of the course in which you enrol (some conditions apply). We offer the official mock exams to help you prepare.

Real life project experience

Our trainers have extensive practical experience in implementing cyber security frameworks and programs in large organizations and are certified GDPR, CISSP, ISO 27001, ISO 27701, SABSA, and COBIT 2019.

Hands-on exercises

Hands-on exercises

The training is a combination of directly applicable theory, hands-on exercises, feedback from experience and class interaction.
Small classes

Small classes

The exchange of experience being crucial, we limit the size of the group to let you benefit from face-to-face interactions.

English and French

English and French

The course is available in English and in French.

Upon request, the following non-certifying introductory courses can be organised:

  • ISO 27701 Foundation

The course description is taken from the PECB website

ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
PECB ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor

Certification Organisation

Certificate samples

ISO 27001 Lead Implementor Certificate Sample
ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Certificate Sample

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-Chiara Tanteri - Vice-présidence pour les systèmes d’information, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)


Upon request, the following non-certifying introductory courses can be organised:

  • ISO 27701 Foundation

The course description is taken from the PECB website

ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
PECB ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor

Lead Implementer

Master the implementation and management of Privacy Information Management
System (PIMS) based on ISO/IEC 27701

This training course is designed to prepare its participants implement a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) in compliance with the requirements and guidance of the ISO/IEC 27701. Moreover, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the best practices of privacy information management and learn how to manage and process data while complying with various data privacy regimes.

After mastering the implementation and management of a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS), you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer” credential. The internationally recognized PECB Lead Implementer Certificate proves that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to implement the ISO/IEC 277 requirements in an organization.

  • Managers and consultants involved in privacy and data management
  • Expert advisors seeking to master the implementation of a Privacy Information Management System
  • Individuals responsible and accountable for Personally Identifiable Information (PII) within organizations
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with data privacy regimes requirements
  • PIMS team members
  • Master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of a PIMS.
  • Learn about the correlation between ISO/IEC 27701, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27002 and other standards and regulatory frameworks.
  • Understand the operation of a PIMS based on ISO/IEC 27701 and its principal processes.
  • Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO/IEC 27701 in the specific context of an organization.
  • Develop the expertise to support an organization in effectively planning, implementing, managing, monitoring and maintaining a PIMS.

Day 1: Introduction to ISO/IEC 27701 and initiation of a PIMS

  • Training course objectives and structure
  • Standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Privacy Information Management System (PIMS)
  • Fundamental concepts and principles of information security and privacy
  • Initiation of the PIMS implementation
  • Analysis of the PIMS scope and Statement of Applicability
  • PIMS scope
  • Management approval
  • Privacy policy
  • Privacy risk assessment

Day 2: Planning the implementation of a PIMS

  • Privacy impact assessment
  • PIMS Statement of Applicability
  • Documentation management
  • Selection of controls
  • Implementation of controls

Day 3: Implementing a PIMS

  • Implementation of controls (cont’d)
  • Implementation of controls specific for PII controllers
  • Implementation of controls specific for PII processors

Day 4: PIMS monitoring, continual improvement and preparation for the certification audit

  • Awareness, training, and communication
  • Monitoring, measurement, analysis, evaluation, and management review
  • Internal audit
  • Treatment of nonconformities
  • Continual improvement
  • Preparing for the certification audit
  • Certification process and closing of the training course
  • Certification Exam
  • A fundamental understanding of information security and comprehensive knowledge of the ISMS implementation principles

This training is based on both theory and practice:

  • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
  • Practical exercises based on a full case study including role playings and oral presentations
  • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
  • Practice test similar to the certification exam

The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer” exam meets all the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

  • Domain 1 : Fundamental principles and concepts of a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS)
  • Domain 2 : Privacy Information Management System controls and best practices
  • Domain 3 : Planning a PIMS implementation based on ISO/IEC 27701
  • Domain 4 : Implementing a PIMS based on ISO/IEC 27701
  • Domain 5 : Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of an ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001
  • Domain 6 : Continuous improvement of a PIMS based on ISO/IEC 27701
  • Domain 7 : Preparing for a PIMS certification audit For more information about exam details, please visit Examination Rules and Policies
  • The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • For more information about the exam, refer to the section on ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer Exam
  • After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Provisional Implementer, PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Implementer or PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer, depending on their level of experience
  • A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential
  • For more information about PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 certifications and the PECB certification process, refer to the section on ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Implementer
  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • A student manual containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants
  • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants
  • In case of failure of the exam, participant are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions

* This course is also available in a self-study format. To learn more, contact us using the contact form below.

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Lead Auditor

Master the Audit of Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) based on
ISO/IEC 27701

During this training course, you will obtain the knowledge and skills to plan and carry out audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process.

Based on practical exercises, you will be able to acquire knowledge on the protection of privacy in the context of processing personally identifiable information (PII), as well as master audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, establish communication with customers and resolve potential conflicts.

After completing this training course, you can sit for the exam and, if you successfully pass the exam, you can apply for the “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Auditor” credential. The internationally recognized PECB Lead Auditor certificate proves that you have the capabilities and competences to audit organizations based on best practices.

  • Auditors seeking to perform and lead Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) certification audits
  • Managers or consultants seeking to master a PIMS audit process
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with PIMS requirements
  • Technical experts seeking to prepare for a PIMS audit
  • Expert advisors in the protection of Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
  • Understand a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) and its processes based on ISO/IEC 27701
  • Identify the relationship between ISO/IEC 27701, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27002, and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Acquire the competences of the auditor’s role in planning, leading, and following up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011.
  • Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO/IEC 27701 in the context of a PIMS audit

Day 1: Introduction to Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) and ISO/IEC 27701

  • Training course objectives and structure
  • Standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Certification process
  • Fundamental information security and privacy concepts and principles
  • Privacy information management system (PIMS)

Day 2: Audit principles, preparation, and launching of an audit

  • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • The impact of trends and technology in auditing
  • Evidence-based auditing
  • Risk-based auditing
  • Initiation of the audit process
  • Stage 1 audit

Day 3: On-site audit activities

  • Preparations for stage 2 audit (on-site audit)
  • Stage 2 audit
  • Communication during the audit
  • Audit procedures
  • Creating audit test plans

Day 4: Closing the audit

  • Drafting audit findings and nonconformity reports
  • Audit documentation and quality review
  • Closing of the audit
  • Evaluation of action plans by the auditor
  • Beyond the initial audit
  • Managing an internal audit program
  • Closing of the training course
  • Certification exam
  • A fundamental understanding of information security and privacy, and a comprehensive knowledge of audit principles.

This training is based on both theory and practice:

  • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
  • Practical exercises based on a full case study including role playings and oral presentations
  • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
  • Practice test similar to the certification exam

The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Auditor” exam complies with the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP) requirements. The exam covers the following competency domains:

  • Domain 1 : Fundamental principles and concepts of a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS).
  • Domain 2 : Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) requirements
  • Domain 3 : Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Domain 4 : Preparing an ISO/IEC 27701 audit
  • Domain 5 : Conducting an ISO/IEC 27701 audit
  • Domain 6 : Closing an ISO/IEC 27701 audit
  • Domain 7 : Managing an ISO/IEC 27701 audit program For more detailed information on the PECB examination process, please visit Examination Rules and Policies.

 

  • The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Auditor” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • For more information about the exam, refer to the section on PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Auditor Exam
  • After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Provisional Auditor, PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Auditor or PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 Lead Auditor depending on their level of experience.  Those credentials are available for internal and external auditors
  • A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential
  • For more information about PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27701 certifications and the PECB certification process, refer to the section on ISO/IEC 27701 certifications
  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • A student manual containing over 450 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants
  • A participation certificate of 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants
  • In case of failure of the exam,participant are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions

* This course is also available in a self-study format. To learn more, contact us using the contact form below.

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