benoit-watteyne | KPMG | BE

Benoit Watteyne

Application Review Manager and Lead Auditor, KPMG Certification ISO 27001 Certification

KPMG in Belgium

Benoit is the Application Review Manager and Lead Auditor of KPMG Certification, the ISO Certification Body of KPMG in Belgium. He is also a Senior Manager for Technology Advisory and the Belgian competence leader for Privacy, Cyber & Information Security.

Benoit joined KPMG’s IT Audit team in 2007 and supported various financial statement audits. This experience enabled him to develop a strong capacity for analyzing complex IT environments in short time frames, identifying risks and encouraging collaboration between the business and IT structures.

From the beginning of his career, Benoit’s technical skills and interest in IT lead him to take up an active role in IT Security engagements. This allowed him to further develop his IT security expertise and specialize further in this domain. He continues to improve his skills by obtaining certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC and ISO 27001.

Areas of expertise

Advisory Audit Automotive Cyber security Financial Services Financial Statement Audit Government and Public Sector Justice and Security Risk Management Technology

Education and qualifications

  • Bachelor in Applied IT

  • Master in Commercial Sciences, IT Management

  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC

  • ISO 27001 Lead Auditor and Lead Implementer

  • Cobit 5 Foundation and Assessor certified

Accreditation

  • Clearance: National Secret / NATO Secret

  • IT Audit

Professional and Industry Experience

  • Performing and implementing Information Security Assessments & Management system based on ISO27001/2

  • Performing SOC1 (ISAE 3402) and SOC2 (ISAE 3000) attestation engagements

  • Performing Technical IT Security assessments related to the configuration of applications, databases, operating systems and networks

  • Defining requirements, performing risk assessment and risk treatment, implementing the control

  • Writing and reviewing Information Security policies and awareness

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