ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager

The ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager training course enables participants to acquire the necessary competencies to assist organization in establishing, managing, and improving an information security risk management program based on the guidelines of ISO/IEC 27005. Apart from introducing the activities required for establishing an information security risk management program, the training course also elaborates on the best methods and practices related to information security risk management.

Why should you attend?

Risk management is an essential component of any information security program. An effective information security risk management program enables organizations to detect, address, mitigate, and even prevent information security risks.

The ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager training course provides an information security risk management framework based on ISO/IEC 27005 guidelines, which also supports the general concepts of ISO/IEC 27001. The training course also provides participants with a thorough understanding of other best risk management frameworks and methodologies, such as OCTAVE, EBIOS, MEHARI, CRAMM, NIST, and Harmonized TRA.

The PECB ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager certificate demonstrates the individual has acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to successfully perform the processes needed for an effective information security risk management program. It also proves that the individual is able to assist organizations in maintaining and continually improving their information security risk management program.

The training course is followed by an exam. If you pass, you can apply for a “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager” credential. For more information about the examination process, please refer to the Examination, Certification, and General Information section below.

Who should attend?

This training course is intended for:

  • Managers or consultants involved in or responsible for information security in an organization
  • Individuals responsible for managing information security risks
  • Members of information security teams, IT professionals, and privacy officers
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformity with the information security requirements of ISO/IEC 27001 in an organization
  • Project managers, consultants, or expert advisers seeking to master the management of information security risks

Learning objectives

By successfully completing this training course, you will be able to:

  • Comprehend risk management concepts and principles established by ISO/IEC 27005 and ISO 31000
  • Establish, maintain, and continually improve an information security risk management framework based on the guidelines of ISO/IEC 27005 
  • Apply the information security risk management processes in accordance with the guidelines of ISO/IEC 27005 
  • Plan and establish risk communication and consultation activities
  • Monitor, review, and improve the risk management framework and process based on the outcomes of risk management activities

Educational approach

  • The training course provides best practices of risk management that will help participants prepare for real-life situations.
  • The training course contains essay-type exercises (some of which are based on a case study) and multiple-choice quizzes (some of which are scenario-based). 
  • Participants are encouraged to communicate and discuss with each other when completing stand-alone and scenario-based quizzes and exercises.
  • The structure of the quizzes is similar to the certification exam.

Prerequisites

The main requirements for participating in this training course are having a fundamental understanding of ISO/IEC 27005 and comprehensive knowledge of risk management and information security.


More Details

  • Day 1: Introduction to ISO/IEC 27005 and risk management 

    Day 2: Risk identification, evaluation, and treatment based on ISO/IEC 27005

    Day 3: Information security risk acceptance, communication, consultation, monitoring, and review

    Day 4: Risk assessment methods 

    Day 5: Certification exam

  • The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager” exam meets all the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). It covers the following competency domains:

    Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of information security risk management

    Domain 2: Implementation of an information security risk management program

    Domain 3: Information security risk assessment

    Domain 4: Information security risk treatment

    Domain 5: Information security risk communication, monitoring, and improvement

    Domain 6: Information security risk assessment methodologies

    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 Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Manager” credential, depending on your level of experience, as shown in the table below. You will receive the certificate once you fulfill all the relevant educational and professional requirements.

    Credential Exam Professional experience Risk Management experience Other requirements
    PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Provisional Risk Manager PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager Exam or equivalent None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics
    PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Risk Manager PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager Exam or equivalent Two years: One year of work experience in ISRM Information Security Risk Management activities: a total of 200 hours Signing the PECB Code of Ethics
    PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager Exam or equivalent Five years: Two years of work experience in ISRM Information Security Risk Management activities: a total of 300 hours Signing the PECB Code of Ethics
    PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Senior Lead Risk Manager PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager Exam or equivalent Ten years: Seven years of work experience in ISRM Information Security Risk Management activities: a total of 1,000 hours Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

    To be considered valid, the information security risk management activities should follow best implementation and management practices and include the following:

    1. Defining a risk management approach
    2. Determining the risk management objectives and scope
    3. Performing risk assessment
    4. Developing a risk management program
    5. Defining risk evaluation and risk acceptance criteria
    6. Evaluating risk treatment options
    7. Monitoring and reviewing the risk management program

    For more information about ISO/IEC 27005 certifications and the PECB Certification process, please refer to Certification Rules and Policies.

    • Certification fees and examination fees are included in the price of the training course.
    • Participants will be provided with training course materials containing over 450 pages of information, practical examples, quizzes, and exercises.
    • An attestation of course completion worth 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants who have attended the training course.
    • Candidates who have completed the training course but failed the exam are eligible to retake it once for free within a 12-month period from the initial date of the exam.

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