ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer

ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in establishing, implementing, managing and maintaining an Information Security Management System (ISMS) based on ISO/IEC 27001.

Course description:

During this training course, you will also gain a thorough understanding of the best practices of Information Security Management Systems to secure the organization`s sensitive information and improve the overall performance and effectiveness.

Course objectives:

  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27002 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and effective
  • management of an ISMS
  • Learn how to interpret the ISO/IEC 27001 requirements in the specific context of an organization
  • Learn how to support an organization to effectively plan, implement, manage, monitor and maintain an ISMS
  • Acquire the expertise to advise an organization in implementing Information Security Management System best practices

Audience:

  • Managers or consultants involved in Information Security Management
  • Expert advisors seeking to master the implementation of an Information Security Management System
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with ISMS requirements
  • ISMS team members

Certification

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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Prerequisites:

A fundamental understanding of ISO/IEC 27001 and comprehensive knowledge of implementation principles.

Course outline:

  • Introduction to ISO/IEC 27001 and initiation of an ISMS

    1. Course objectives and structure
    2. Standards and regulatory frameworks
    3. Information Security Management System (ISMS)
    4. Fundamental principles of Information Security Management Systems
    5. Initiating the implementation of an ISMS
    6. Understanding the organization and clarifying the
    7. Information Security objectives
    8. Analysis of the existing management system
  • Plan the implementation of an ISMS

    1. Leadership and approval of the ISMS project
    2. ISMS scope
    3. Information Security policies
    4. Risk assessment
    5. Statement of Applicability and top management`s decision to implement the ISMS
    6. Definition of the organizational structure of Information Security

     

  • Implementation of an ISMS

    1. Definition of the document management process
    2. Design of security controls and drafting of specific policies & procedures
    3. Communication plan
    4. Training and awareness plan
    5. Implementation of security controls
    6. Incident Management
    7. Operations Management
  • ISMS monitoring, measurement, continuous improvement and preparation for a certification audit

    1. Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation
    2. Internal audit
    3. Management review
    4. Treatment of non-conformities
    5. Continual improvement
    6. Preparing for the certification audit
    7. Competence and evaluation of implementers
  • Certification Exam

    1. Preparation for exam
    2. Exam
  • Test details:

    • The exam duration is three (3) hours. Non-native speakers receive an additional half an hour.
    • The exam contains essay type questions. 


    As the exam is “open book”, candidates are authorized to use:

    • A copy of the ISO 27001 Standard
    • Course notes from the Participant Handout;
    • Any personal notes made by the student during the course; and
    • A hard copy dictionary


    Exam-preparation-guides

    Examination rules and policies

    RECEIVE YOUR EXAM RESULTS

    Results will be communicated by email in a period of 6 to 8 weeks, after taking the exam. The results will not include the exact grade of the candidate, only a mention of pass or fail.

    Candidates who successfully complete the examination will be able to apply for a certified scheme which is explained in the course description.

    In the case of a failure, the results will be accompanied with the list of domains in which the candidate had failed to provide guidance for exams’ retake preparation.

    Candidates, who disagree with the exam results, may file a complaint by writing to  or through PECB ticketing system.

    EXAM RETAKE POLICY

    There is no limit on the number of times a candidate may retake an exam. However, there are some limitations in terms of allowed time-frame in between exam retakes, such as:

    • Students, who have completed the full training but failed the written exam, are eligible to retake the exam once for free within a 12 month period from the initial date of the exam.
    • If a candidate does not pass the exam on the second attempt, he/she must wait 3 months (from the initial date of the exam) for the next attempt (2nd retake). Retake fee applies.
    • If a candidate does not pass the exam on the third attempt, he/she must wait 6 months (from the initial date of the exam) for the next attempt (3rd retake). Retake fee applies.

    After the fourth attempt, a waiting period of 12 months from the last session date is required, in order for candidate to sit again for the same exam. Regular fee applies.

    For the candidates that fail the exam in the 2nd retake, PECB recommends to attend an official training in order to be better prepared for the exam.

    To arrange exam retakes (date, time, place, costs), the candidate needs to contact Glasspaper.

     

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