ISO 27001 Lead Implementer

About The Course

ISO 27001 Lead Implementer

ISO 27001 Lead Implementer, a five-day intensive course designed to inculcate participants and enable them to develop the expertise necessary to implement and manage an Information Security Management System (ISMS) based on ISO/IEC 27001:2013. This course provides participants with the knowledge of best practices and helps them develop the understanding for implementing an information security controls from all areas of ISO 27002.

This training is consistent with the project management practices established in ISO 10006 (Quality Management Systems – Guidelines for Quality Management in Projects). This training is also fully compatible with ISO 27003 (Guidelines for the Implementation of an ISMS), ISO 27004 (Measurement of Information Security) and ISO 27005 (Risk Management in Information Security).

Day 1
Introduction to Information Security Management System (ISMS) concepts as required by ISO 27001; Initiating an ISMS
  • Introduction to management systems and the process approach
  • Presentation of the ISO 27000 family standards and regulatory framework
  • Fundamental principles of Information Security
  • Preliminary analysis and determining the level of maturity based upon ISO 21827
  • Writing a business case and a project plan for the implementation of an ISMS
Day 2
Planning the implementation of an ISMS based on ISO 27001
  • Defining the scope of an ISMS
  • Drafting an ISMS and information security policies
  • Selection of the approach and methodology for risk assessment
  • Risk management: identification, analysis and treatment of risk (based on ISO 27005)
  • Drafting the statement of applicability
Day 3
Implementing an ISMS based on ISO 27001
  • Implementation of a document management framework
  • Design of and implementation of controls
  • Information security training, awareness and communication program
  • Incident management (drawing on guidance from ISO 27035)
  • Operations management of an ISMS
Day 4
Control, monitor and measure an ISMS and the certification audit of the ISMS in accordance with ISO 27001
  • Monitoring the ISMS controls
  • Development of metrics, performance indicators and dashboards in accordance with ISO 27004
  • ISO 27001 internal Audit
  • Management review of an ISMS
  • Implementation of a continual improvement program
  • Preparing for a ISO 27001 certification audit
Day 5
Certification exam
  • 3 hours

ISO 27001 Foundation Certification or a basic knowledge of ISO 27001 is recommended

Who Should Attend?
  • Project managers or consultants wanting to prepare and to support an organization in the implementation of an Information Security Management System (ISMS)
    • ISO 27001 auditors who wish to fully understand the Information Security Management System implementation process
      • CxO and senior managers responsible for the IT governance of an enterprise and the management of its risks
        • Members of an information security team
          • Expert advisors in information technology
            • Technical experts wanting to prepare for an information security function or for an ISMS project management function
Learning Objectives
  • To understand the implementation of an Information Security Management System in accordance with ISO 27001
  • To gain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques required for the effective management of an Information Security Management System
  • To understand the relationship between the components of an Information Security Management System, including risk management, controls and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • To acquire the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing, managing and maintaining an ISMS as specified in ISO 27001
  • To acquire the necessary expertise to manage a team implementing ISO 27001
  • To develop the knowledge and skills required to advise organizations on best practices in the management of information security
  • To improve the capacity for analysis and decision making in the context of Information Security Management
  • The “Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:

    • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of information security

    • Domain 2: Information security control best practice based on ISO 27002

    • Domain 3: Planning an ISMS based on ISO 27001

    • Domain 4: Implementing an ISMS based on ISO 27001

    • Domain 5: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of an ISMS based on ISO 27001

    • Domain 6: Continual improvement of an ISMS based on ISO 27001

    • Domain 7: Preparing for an ISMS certification audit

  • The “Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)

  • Duration: 3 hours

  • After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Provisional Implementer, Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Implementer or Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer, depending on their level of experience
  • A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully passed the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential

Learning Methods

On-site Training

On-site training will require you to travel to the city the training is held in and may require accommodations. It gives you the advantage to be in the class with other participants and ask questions as needed as well as seek the advice of the trainer when you require help in understanding the topic. You will also be able to take the exam after finishing the training classes which is included in the cost.

Self Study

Self-Study is an excellent opportunity for those that don’t have the time to travel and can work on their own. Once we have received your request and payment, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access your training material via PECB’s KATE application. If you prefer to get a printed book shipped to you, contact us and we can arrange that for an additional cost. When you are ready, you will receive a voucher for the exam and instructions on how to set-up the online exam. Contact us with any questions.

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