ISO 18788 Foundation

Why should you attend?

The ISO 18788 Foundation training enables you to learn the basic elements to implement and manage a Security Operations Management System (SOMS) as specified by ISO 18788. During this training course, you will be able to understand the different modules of a SOMS, including the SOMS policy, legal requirements/implications, risk assessment, management commitment, internal audit, management review and continual improvement. 

After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 18788 Foundation” certificate. A PECB Foundation Certificate shows that you have understood the fundamental methodologies, requirements, framework and management approach.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in Security Operations
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of a Security Operations Management System (SOMS)
  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in Security Operations Management  

Learning objectives

  • Understand the elements and operations of a Security Operations Management System and its principal processes
  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 18788 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Understand the approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and management of a SOMS

Educational approach

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical questions and examples
  • Practical exercises include examples and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certificate Exam

Prerequisites

None


More Details

  • Day 1: Introduction to Security Operations Management System (SOMS) concepts as required by ISO 18788

    Day 2: Security Operations Management System requirements and Certificate Exam

  • The “PECB ISO 18788 Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

    Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of a Security Operations Management System (SOMS)

    Domain 2: Security Operations Management System (SOMS)

    For specific information about exam type, languages available, and other details, please visit the List of PECB Exams and the Examination Rules and Policies.

  • After successfully completing the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below. 

    The certificate requirements for the ISO 18788 Foundation are:

    Designation Exam Professional experience MS audit/assessment experience SOMMS project experience Other requirements
    PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 18788 Foundation Pass the PECB ISO 18788 Foundation exam None None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

    • Certificate and examination fees are included in the price of the training course
    • Training material containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
    • An attestation of course completion worth 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants who have attended the training course.
    • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months free of charge 

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