ISO 27001 Lead Implementer

ISO 27001 Lead Implementer

Accredited by PECB

Mastering the implementation and management of an Information Security Management System (ISMS) based on ISO/IEC 27001


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  • 31 CPDs

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This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing and managing an Information Security Management System (ISMS) based on ISO/IEC 27001:2013. Participants will also gain a thorough understanding of best practices used to implement information security controls from all areas of ISO/IEC 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/IEC 27003 (Guidelines for the Implementation of an ISMS), ISO/IEC 27004 (Measurement of Information Security) and ISO/IEC 27005 (Risk Management in Information Security).

Learning Objectives

  • To acknowledge the correlation between ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27002 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • To master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of an ISMS
  • To learn how to interpret the ISO/IEC 27001 requirements in the specific context of an organization
  • To learn how to support an organization to effectively plan, implement, manage, monitor and maintain an ISMS
  • To acquire the expertise to advise an organization in implementing Information Security Management System best practices

Recommended Participants

  • Managers or consultants involved in Information Security Management
  • Expert advisors seeking to master the implementation of an Information Security Management System
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with ISMS requirements
  • ISMS team member


PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation Certification or basic knowledge of ISO/IEC 27001 is recommended.

Course Format

This training is based on both theory and practice:

  • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
  • Practical exercises based on a full case study including role playing and oral presentations
  • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
  • Practice test similar to the certification exam.

Materials Provided

  • Course reference manual containing copy of course slides, support documents, quizzes and answers
  • Course Certificate
  • Exam certificate on passing the ISO 27001 Lead Implementer examination

CPDs Assigned

This course qualifies for Thirty-One (31) CPDs.

  • Day 1: Introduction to Information Security Management System (ISMS) concepts as required by ISO/IEC 27001; Initiating an ISMS
    • Course objectives and structure
    • Standards and regulatory frameworks
    • Information Security Management System (ISMS)
    • Fundamental principles of Information Security Management Systems
    • Initiating the implementation of an ISMS
    • Understanding the organization and clarifying the Information Security objectives
    • Analysis of the existing management system
  • Day 2: Planning the implementation of an ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001
    • Leadership and approval of the ISMS project
    • ISMS scope
    • Information Security policies
    • Risk assessment
    • Statement of Applicability and top management`s decision to implement the ISMS
    • Definition of the organizational structure of Information Security
  • Day 3: Implementing an ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001
    • Definition of the document management process
    • Design of security controls and drafting of specific policies & procedures
    • Communication plan
    • Training and awareness plan
    • Implementation of security controls
    • Incident Management
    • Operations Management
  • Day 4: ISMS monitoring, measurement, continuous improvement and preparation for a certification audit
    • Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation
    • Internal audit
    • Management review
    • Treatment of non-conformities
    • Continual improvement
    • Preparing for the certification audit
    • Competence and evaluation of implementers
    • Closing the training
  • Day 5: Certification Exam

Practice Exam

A practice exam is part of the course. The practice exam aims to help participants in passing the ISO27001 certification exam.

Certification Exam

A 3-hour certification exam is scheduled on the last day of the course. The exam is paper-pencil based.

Content of the exam

The “PECB 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 information security principles and concepts
  • Domain 2: Planning an ISMS based on PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001
  • Domain 3: Implementing an ISMS based on PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001
  • Domain 4: Information security control best practices, based on ISO 27002
  • Domain 5: Performance evaluation, monitoring and measurement of an ISMS based on PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001
  • Domain 6: Continuous improvement of an ISMS based on PECB Certified ISOIEC 27001
  • Domain 7: Preparing for an ISMS certification audit

Eligibility for Examination

There is no prerequisite for this certification exam.


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