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Ariosto Farias Jr

Ariosto Farias Jr

Ariosto Farias Jr

Ariosto Farias Jr

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About Ariosto Farias Jr

Ariosto Farias Jr is a Civil Engineer who lives in Salvador, Brazil with over 25 years of experience as an ISO Management Systems Standards senior advisor, instructor, and auditor. Mr. Farias has helped more than 30 organizations to establish, implement, maintain, review, and improve their management systems based on ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27701, ISO 37001, and the new ISO 37301.

Since 2000, Mr. Farias has been acting as an expert and as the Head of the Brazilian Delegation on the ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection, in the International Committee that is responsible for the protection of information and ICT.

In addition, as of 2016, he has been engaged as a Brazilian expert on ISO/TC 309 Governance of organizations, that is the committee responsible for ISO 37001 and ISO 37301. Furthermore, he has been part of all the ISO 37301 meetings held in Shenzhen, London, Sidney, Beijing, and New Delhi, as well as the last one held remotely in 2020.

Mr. Farias is one of the ISO 37001 Handbook authors, together with other ISO/TC 309 experts, which was published on May of 2021 by ISO. Besides this, Mr. Farias and Jean Pierre Méan are also the authors of the “Key benefits of integrating the new ISO 37301 and ISO 37001” article which was published by MSECB earlier this year. The information and the benefits presented in this article served as an inspiration for one of Mr. Farias’s client who sought the integration of the ISO 37301 to their ISO 37001 management system.


Ariosto Farias Jr experience in auditing and MSECB


Over the years, Ariosto Farias Jr has been working in improving his skills and adding new ISO certifications to his portfolio while also enriching his experience as an auditor. He successfully completed four Lead Auditor courses in UK (twice), US, and Sweden.

In 1995 Mr. Farias obtained the ISO 9001 Lead Auditor credential. Then, in 2001 he extended the scope of his professionalism in information security by being approved as ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor. Following the trends and contributing significantly on the field of anti-bribery, he successfully managed to complete the ISO 37001 trainings and became one of the very first Lead Auditors for this standard.

Additionally, he has also been part of ISO/TC 309 Committee, in the revision of ISO 19011:2018, by contributing to the definition of “audit”.

MSECB Auditor Profile

Ariosto Farias Jr has been working with MSECB since 2017. Through all these years, he has conducted many successful ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO 37001 audits, with high professionalism and accuracy. Mr. Farias is a great observer and a proactive auditor with great communication skills, these qualities and qualifications make him an expert in his field.

We are honored to have Mr. Farias part of MSECB Auditors Network.

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