ISO 27005 Risk Manager Certification ISO 27005 Risk Manager Training



Mastering the fundamental principles and concepts of Risk Assessment and Optimal Risk Management in Information Security based on ISO/IEC 27005.

This three day intensive course participants develop the competence to master the basic risk management elements related to all assets of relevance for information security using the ISO/IEC 27005:2011 standard as a reference framework. Based on practical exercises and case studies, participants acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to perform an optimal information security risk assessment and manage risks in time by being familiar with their life cycle. During this training, we will also present other risk assessment methods such as OCTAVE, EBIOS, MEHARI and Harmonized TRA. This training fits perfectly with the implementation process of the ISMS framework in ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standard.

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  • Risk managers
  • Member of the information security team
  • Persons responsible for information security or conformity within an organization
  • Staff implementing or seeking to comply with ISO/IEC 27001 or involved in a risk management program
  • IT consultants
  • To understand the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques allowing an effective risk management according to ISO/IEC 27005
  • To interpret the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001 on information security risk management
  • To understand the relationship between the information security risk management, the security controls and the compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of an organization
  • To acquire the competence to implement, maintain and manage an ongoing information security risk management program according to ISO/IEC 27005
  • To acquire the competence to effectively advise organizations on the best practices in information security risk management

Day 1: Introduction, risk management program according to ISO/IEC 27005

  • Concepts and definitions related to risk management
  • Risk management standards, frameworks and methodologies
  • Implementation of an information security risk management program
  • Understanding an organization and its context

Day 2: Risk identification and assessment, risk evaluation, treatment, acceptance, communication and surveillance according to ISO/IEC 27005

  • Risk identificatio
  • Risk analysis and risk evaluation
  • Risk assessment with a quantitative method
  • Risk treatment
  • Risk acceptance and residual risk management
  • Information Security Risk Communication and Consultation
  • Risk monitoring and review

Day 3: Overview of other information security risk assessment methods and Certification Exam

  • Presentation of OCTAVE method
  • Presentation of MEHARI method
  • Presentation of EBIOS method
  • Presentation of Harmonized TRA method
  • Certification Exam

Knowledge on Risk Management and Information Security is preferred.

  • This training is based on both, theory and practice:
    • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
    • Practical exercises
    • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
    • Practice test similar to the certification exam
  • To benefit from the practical exercises, the number of training participants is limited
  • The “ISO 27005 Risk Manager” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Exam Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
    • Domain 1: Fundamental concepts, approaches, methods and techniques of information security risk management
    • Domain 2: Implementation of an information security risk management program
    • Domain 3: Information security risk assessment based on PECB ISO 27005
  • The “ISO 27005 Risk Manager” exam is available in different languages (trainers are fluent in English, French & Spanish)
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • For more information about the exam, refer to ISO 27005 Risk Manager Exam
  • After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of PECB Certified ISO 27005 Provisional Risk Manager or PECB Certified ISO 27005 Risk Manager, depending on their level of experience
  • A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential
  • For more information about PECB Certified ISO 27005 certifications and the PECB certification process, refer to ISO 27005 Risk Manager Certification

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