Do you audit information security management systems? Want to demonstrate that you are an information security management system expert?

Exemplar Global’s Information Security Management System (ISMS) Auditor certification program can give you the international recognition you need to stand out from the crowd.

Through extensive examination of your knowledge, work experience, and competence to audit, Exemplar Global ISMS Auditor certification can give you proof of your competence to effectively conduct ISMS audits.

The program provides international recognition for auditors who conduct information security management system audits using the ISO 27001:2013 standard or other management system standards and normative and industry references that are recognized by Exemplar Global.

Exemplar Global’s ISMS Auditor certification program has been developed with advice from industry on the specific competencies required by ISMS auditors to ensure the effective conduct of audits. This in turn provides confidence by organizations in the outcomes of ISMS audits.

So what are you waiting for? Download the requirements and click “Apply Now” to get started.

Program Objectives

Exemplar Global’s ISMS personnel certification program has been developed to:

  • Achieve the requirements of the international standard for personnel certification, ISO/IEC 17024:2012.
  • Ensure that auditors meet or exceed the qualification guidelines for management system auditors described in ISO 19011:2011 and ISO 27001:2013 as guidance.
  • Assist industry in selecting competent ISMS auditors.
  • Enhance the professional recognition of qualified auditors.

Two Ways To Get Certified


Qualification Based

What is QB? Qualification-based personnel certification is based on the applicant’s education and qualifications, rather than on the basis of measurable competence.
Why choose QB? If you are an experienced auditor with at least two years of industry experience that you can demonstrate.

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Competency Based

What is CB? Competency-based personnel certification is based on specific competencies defined by industry as requirements for professionals who work in a given industry sector; your knowledge, skills, personal attributes and qualifications will be assessed.
Why choose CB? If you are new to auditing or are not auditing regularly, and don’t yet have a high-level of experience.

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