ISO/IEC 27005 Foundation is a two-day training course that focuses on the information security risk management process introduced by ISO/IEC 27005 and the structure of the standard. It provides an overview of the guidelines of ISO/IEC 27005 for managing information security risks, including context establishment, risk assessment, risk treatment, communication and consultation, recording and reporting, and monitoring and review.
After attending the training course, you can sit for the exam. If you successfully pass the exam, you can apply for the “PECB Certificate Holder in ISO/IEC 27005 Foundation” designation. This certificate demonstrates that you have a general knowledge of ISO/IEC 27005 guidelines for information security risk management.
Upon successful completion of this training course, you will be able to:
After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below. For more information about ISO/IEC 27005 certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to Certification Rules and Policies.
The requirements for PECB Foundation Certification are:
There are no prerequisites required.
Introduction to ISO/IEC 27005 and fundamental concepts of information security risk management
Information security risk management and certificate exam
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or through PECB ticketing system.
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:
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.