Security & Risk Training

Effective training paths to certification

Vital Advisory’s staff have over three decades of experience in delivering training for recognised Information Security, IT Security, Risk, Assurance and Governance certifications. Our staff are accredited trainers and deliver approved courses.

If you’re looking to upgrade your skills, prepare for an upcoming project, or cement your experience with an industry recognised certification, Vital Advisory can provide the training courses you’re looking for.

ISACA Certifications

The difference we make in providing security, risk and governance training is that we bring our expertise from delivering and maintaining many real world implementations in each topic area – for organisations of all sizes and industry sectors.

Vital Advisory training staff have been key players with ISACA (as office bearers) and their core certifications (as content designers). If you’re looking to obtain an industry recognised certification in information security, risk, assurance and IT governance, we can provide the right training – backed by our implementation experience – for the following credentials:


CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) certification provides evidence to your current or potential employers that you possess expertise in the fields of information security governance, risk management, incident management, and program development management.


CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls) certification provides evidence to your current or potential employers that you possess expertise in the fields of identifying and managing enterprise-level IT risk and can design, implement and maintain their concomitant information system controls.


CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) certification provides evidence to your current or potential employers that you possess the necessary expertise to audit, control, monitor and assess an organisation’s information technology and business systems.


CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) certification is a vendor-neutral certification for executives and IT professionals who carry responsibilities for the ongoing governance of enterprise IT.


CDPSE (Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer) validates the experience and technical skills involved in assessing and implementing comprehensive privacy solutions.

Technology GRC

Technology Risk Management

While information technology is a fundamental enabler for any organisation in the 21st century, the accompanying opportunities and challenges require a structured approach to managing TechRisks to optimise investments.

To meet these challenges, Vital Advisory present Technology Risk Management training or workshops, helping staff across your organisation to understand technology opportunity and risk management capabilities; and how to develop and continually improve them for your technology landscape.

Our Technology Risk Management Training include:
+ TechRisk Management Lead Implementer
+ TechRisk Management Foundation

Management Systems

Our trainers have extensive experience in developing and delivering Management System capabilities with organisations of all sizes. They will facilitate interactive sessions during this training where participants are encouraged to discuss and explore their management system implementation challenges and build potential solutions.

Vital Advisory training staff are accredited trainers for Lead Implementer and Lead Auditor courses.

Training options are available for the following management systems, including:
+ ISO 42001 / AIMS (Artificial Intelligence Information Management System),
+ ISO 27001 / ISMS (Information Security Management System),
+ ISO 27701 / PIMS
(Privacy Information Management System),
+ ISO 22301 /
BCMS (Business Continuity Management System),
+ ISO 9001 / QMS (Quality Management System), and
+ ISO 20000 / ITSMS (IT Service Management System).

Training options are also available for other ISO standards, such as
+ ISO 31000 (Risk management — Guidelines)
+ ISO 38500 (Governance of IT)

Contact Vital Advisory to discuss your requirements.

ISO 27001

ISO/IEC 27001 is the world’s best-known standard for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS).

ISO/IEC 27001 promotes a holistic approach to information security: vetting people, policies and technology. An information security management system implemented according to this standard is a tool for risk management, cyber-resilience and operational excellence.

Our ISO27001 Training include:
+ ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
+ ISO 27001 Foundation
+ ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
+ ISO 27001 Internal Auditor
+ DIY (Do-it-Yourself) ISO 27001

ISO 27701

ISO 27701 specifies requirements and provides guidance for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) in the form of an extension to ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27002 for privacy management within the context of the organisation.

This standard specifies PIMS-related requirements and provides guidance for PII controllers and PII processors holding responsibility and accountability for PII processing.

Our ISO27701 Training include:
+ ISO 27701 Lead Implementer
+ ISO 27701 Foundation
+ ISO 27701 Lead Auditor
+ ISO 27701 Internal Auditor

ISO 42001 (AIMS)

ISO/IEC 42001 is the world’s first Artificial Intelligence (AI) management system standard, providing valuable guidance for this rapidly changing field of technology. It addresses the unique challenges AI poses, such as ethical considerations, transparency, and continuous learning. For organizations, it sets out a structured way to manage risks and opportunities associated with AI, balancing innovation with governance.

Our ISO 42001 Training include:
+ ISO 42001 Lead Implementer
+ ISO 42001 Foundation
+ ISO 42001 Lead Auditor
+ ISO 42001 Internal Auditor

Additional Training Areas

Vital Advisory also make available customised training options on key information security, risk, assurance and governance topics which can be delivered remotely or on-premises. Topic areas covered include:

ISO 27001 Implementation
+ ISACA’s COBIT framework
+ APRA‘s CPS 234 – Concepts and Implementation
+ Victorian Protective Data Security Framework (VPDSF)

Our staff are continually developing new training materials. If you need training in a specific topic area, not described above, call us to discuss how we can help your staff reach their training objectives.

Proven Expertise

Why Vital Advisory?

Vital Advisory provide clients with a team of risk, business and technology professionals with an extensive record of risk and strategy implementations:

  • We are specialists in technology audit and assurance, IT, risk, governance and cyber security.   
  • We understand your business challenges, having worked in a wide range of industries and roles.   
  • We understand the better assurance practices across the globe.   
  • We hold relevant credentials and we are recognised as industry experts in these fields. 


If you’d like to discuss how Vital Advisory can assist you with your training and certification goals, see Contact Us, or speak with Vaishali Shah now on +61 410 379 407.