ISO/IEC 27002 Lead Manager

The ISO/IEC 27002 Lead Manager training course enables participants to develop the necessary knowledge and skills for supporting an organization in effectively determining, implementing, and managing information security controls. The training course provides information that will help participants interpret the ISO/IEC 27002 controls in the specific context of an organization.

The PECB ISO/IEC 27002 Lead Manager Certification demonstrates that you have acquired the necessary expertise for determining adequate information security controls needed to treat the risks identified by a risk assessment process. The training course is followed by an exam. If you pass, you can apply for the “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27002 Lead Manager” credential.

Learning objectives:

Upon successfully completing the training course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental concepts of information security, cybersecurity, and privacy based on ISO/IEC 27002
  • Acknowledge the relationship between ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27002, and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Interpret the ISO/IEC 27002 information security controls in the specific context of an organization
  • Support an organization in effectively determining, implementing, and managing information security controls based on ISO/IEC 27002
  • Explain the approaches and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of information security controls


This training course is intended for:

  • Managers or consultants seeking to enhance their knowledge regarding the implementation of information security controls in an ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining information security, compliance, risk, or governance in an organization
  • IT professionals or consultants seeking to enhance their knowledge in information security
  • Members of an ISMS implementation or information security team


The main requirements for participating in this training course are having a fundamental understanding of ISO/IEC 27002 and comprehensive knowledge of information security controls.


After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credentials shown on the table below. You will receive a certificate once you comply with all the requirements related to the selected credential. For more information about ISO/IEC 27001 certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

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 Introduction to ISO/IEC 27002

Information security roles and responsibilities, people controls, and physical controls

Information security assets, access controls, and protection of information systems and networks

Information security incident management and testing and monitoring of information security controls based on ISO/IEC 27002

The exam is will take place at the end of the course on onsite classroom courses

For Virtual courses we will send out a voucher that gives you access to an online exam. This can be booked and taken home monitored by a proctor via camera. More information about the exam rules will be send from PECB

  • Duration: 3 hour (+ 30 min extra time for non-native)

The exams an Essay Type; candidates are only authorized to use the following reference materials:

  • A copy of the standard (candidates need to bring their own copy of the standard).
  • Course notes from the Participant Handout. (If applicable)
  • Any personal notes made by the student during the course. (If applicable)
  • A hard copy dictionary

Exam preparation guides

Examination rules and policies


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