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ISO 28000 Foundation

Why should you attend?

The PECB ISO 28000 Foundation presents the basic concepts and principles of security management and provides a general explanation of ISO 28000 requirements. This training course will enable you to learn about various aspects of a security management system (SeMS) based on ISO 28000, including the top management’s commitment, security policy, security strategies, procedures, processes, and treatments, performance evaluation, and continual improvement as well.

After completing the training course, you can sit for the exam. If you pass the exam, you can apply for the “PECB Certified ISO 28000 Foundation” credential. The internationally recognized PECB Certified ISO 28000 Foundation certification, demonstrates that you have a general knowledge of ISO 28000 requirements for an SeMS and you are able to contribute in SeMS implementation projects. 

Who should attend?

The ISO 28000 Foundation training course is intended for:

  • Managers and consultants seeking knowledge about the basic concepts and principles of security management
  • Professionals wishing to get acquainted with ISO 28000 requirements for an SeMS
  • Individuals engaged in or responsible for security management activities in their organizations  
  • Individuals wishing to pursue a career in security management  

Learning objectives

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the security management concepts, principles, and definitions
  • Explain ISO 28000 requirements for a security management system
  • Develop a general understanding of how ISO 28000 requirements could be applied in an organization 

Educational approach

The training course is participant centered and contains:

  • Lecture sessions illustrated with graphics and practical examples
  • Interactions between participants by means of questions and suggestions
  • Quizzes with stand-alone questions intended to prepare the participants for the exam


There are no prerequisites to participate in this training course.

More Details

  • Day 1: Introduction to security management, SeMS, and clauses 4-6 of ISO 28000

    Day 2: Clauses 7-10 of ISO 28000 and certification exam

  • The exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). It covers the following competency domains:

    Domain 1: Fundamental concepts and principles of security management and an SeMS based on ISO 28000

    Domain 2: ISO 28000 requirements for a security management system — Clauses 4 to 10

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

  • Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the “PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 28000 Foundation” certificate. For more information, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

    The certificate requirements for the ISO 28000 Foundation are:

    Designation Exam Professional experience MS audit/assessment experience SCSMS project experience Other requirements
    PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 28000 Foundation Pass the PECB ISO 28000 Foundation exam None None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

    • Certification and examination fees are included in the price of the training course.
    • PECB will provide over 200 pages of instructional materials containing explanations, guidance, and practical examples.
    • An attestation of course completion worth 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued. 
    • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free. 

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