The Competency-based Security Management System (ScyMS) Auditor Certification program provides international recognition for auditors, who conduct audits to ensure that organizations maintain management systems appropriate to manage security, based on identification and management of risk. The benefits being:

  • Provides international recognition for professionals managing Security Management Systems in accordance with ISO 19011:2011 and other international standards such as ISO 28000, ANSI/ASIS.PSC.1, ISO 18788, and ISO 31000 as guidance.
  • Provides proof of competence to effectively manage Security issues via extensive examination of Knowledge, Work Experience and competence to audit
  • Once certified as a Professional, gain your passport to the world!

This table provides a summary of certification requirements:

Grade Knowledge Competencies Work Experience & References Personal Attributes Skill Competencies
Provisional ScyMS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-SCY
N/A N/A N/A
ScyMS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-SCY
5 years work experience in a senior technical or managerial position with direct security responsibilities. At least 3 years of this work experience must be within risk assessment and management plus 3 work related references plus probity reference PAAS Master® Skill Examination while auditing security management system
Lead ScyMS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-SCY,
Exemplar Global-TL
5 years work experience in a senior technical or managerial position with direct security responsibilities. At least 3 years of this work experience must be within risk assessment and management plus 3 work related references plus probity reference PAAS Master® Skill Examination while auditing security management system as an audit team leader
Business Improvement ScyMS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-SCY,
Exemplar Global-TL,
Exemplar Global-OI
5 years work experience in a senior technical or managerial position with direct security responsibilities. At least 3 years of this work experience must be within risk assessment and management plus 3 work related references plus probity reference PAAS Master® Skill Examination while auditing security management system as an audit team leader

The Qualification-based Security Management System (ScyMS) Auditor Certification program provides international recognition for auditors, who conduct audits to ensure that organizations maintain management systems appropriate to manage security, based on identification and management of risk. The benefits being:

  • Provides international recognition for professionals managing Security Management Systems in accordance with ISO 19011:2011 and other international standards such as ISO 28000, ANSI/ASIS.PSC.1, ISO 18788, and ISO 31000 as guidance.
  • Provides proof of competence to effectively manage Security issues via extensive examination of Knowledge, Work Experience and competence to audit
  • Once certified as a Professional, gain your passport to the world!

This table provides a summary of certification requirements:

Grade Knowledge Competencies Work Experience & References Auditing Experience
Provisional ScyMS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-SCY
N/A N/A
ScyMS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-SCY
5 years work experience in a senior technical or managerial position with direct security responsibilities. At least 3 years of this work experience must be within risk assessment and management plus 3 work related references plus probity reference 20 Audit days with 4 of them as complete audits
Lead ScyMS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-SCY,
Exemplar Global-TL
5 years work experience in a senior technical or managerial position with direct security responsibilities. At least 3 years of this work experience must be within risk assessment and management plus 3 work related references plus probity reference 35 audit days with 15 of them as a Lead Auditor and 7 complete audits
Business Improvement ScyMS Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-SCY,
Exemplar Global-TL,
Exemplar Global-OI
5 years work experience in a senior technical or managerial position with direct security responsibilities. At least 3 years of this work experience must be within risk assessment and management plus 3 work related references plus probity reference 35 audit days with 15 of them as a Lead Auditor and 7 complete audits