ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager

ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager training enables you to acquire the necessary expertise to support an organization in the risk management process related to all assets of relevance for Information Security using the ISO/IEC 27005 standard as a reference framework. During this training course, you will gain a comprehensive knowledge of a process model for designing and developing an Information Security Risk Management program. The training will also contain a thorough understanding of best practices of risk assessment methods such as OCTAVE, EBIOS, MEHARI and harmonized TRA. This training course supports the implementation process of the ISMS framework presented in the ISO/IEC 27001 standard.

Course objectives:

  • Master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques that enable an effective risk management process based on ISO/IEC 27005
  • Acknowledge the correlation between Information Security risk management and security controls
  • Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001 in Information Security Risk Management
  • Acquire the competence and skills to effectively advise organizations on Information Security Risk Management best practices
  • Acquire the knowledge necessary for the implementation, management and maintenance of an ongoing risk management program


  • Information Security risk managers
  • Information Security team members
  • Individuals responsible for Information Security, compliance, and risk within an organization
  • Individuals implementing ISO/IEC 27001, seeking to comply with ISO/IEC 27001 or individuals who are involved in a risk management program
  • IT consultants
  • IT professionals
  • Information Security officers
  • Privacy officers


A fundamental understanding of ISO/IEC 27005 and comprehensive knowledge of Risk Assessment and Information Security.


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.

Certification 31000 RLM.png


Introduction to ISO 27005, concepts and implementation of a risk management program

  1. Course objectives and structure
  2. Standard and regulatory framework
  3. Concepts and definitions of risk
  4. Implementing a risk management programme
  5. Context establishment

Risk identification, evaluation, and treatment as specified in ISO 27005

  1. Risk Identification
  2. Risk Analysis
  3. Risk Evaluation
  4. Risk Assessment with a quantitative method
  5. Risk Treatment

Information Security Risk Acceptance, Communication, Consultation, Monitoring and Review

  1. Information security risk acceptance
  2. Information security risk communication and consultation
  3. Information security risk monitoring and review

Risk Assessment Methodologies

  1. OCTAVE Method
  2. MEHARI Method
  3. EBIOS Method
  4. Harmonized Threat and Risk Assessment (TRA) Method
  5. Applying for certification and closing the training

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 Multiple Choice exam; 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


Other relevant courses

26. August
3 days
Classroom Virtual
16. September
2 days
Classroom Virtual
1 days
7. October
5 days
Classroom Virtual