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ISO 27001 Information Security Management Foundation

Find out how ISO/IEC 27001:2013 can help your organisation mitigate the risks associated with cyber attacks.

Created by leading ISO 27001 experts Alan Calder and Steve Watkins, this one-day classroom course introduces the benefits of ISO 27001 certification and outlines the key elements of an ISO 27001 information security management system (ISMS). It also supports professional development: delegates who pass the included exam are awarded the ISO27001 Certified ISMS Foundation (CIS F) qualification by IBITGQ.


Who should attend this course?

Those interested in or about to undertake an ISO 27001 project or wish to build a career in information security management.

This course also qualifies for seven CPD/CPE credits.


Learning Objectives

    • Delegates will gain an understanding of how to start planning for ISO 27001 compliance and will become aware of the essential steps involved in ISO 27001 risk assessments.

    • Tuition is provided by an experienced ISO 27001 trainer and consultant, using a mixture of presentations and short group work sessions based on practical, real-life examples.

  • The course covers the material included in the following books:
    • ISO27001/ISO27002 – A Pocket Guide
    • An Introduction to Information Security and ISO27001:2013 – A Pocket Guide


There are no formal entry requirements.  This course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to information security management, and is the essential pre-qualification for the ISO27001 ISMS Implementation Master Class.

Course Content

  • An overview of available standards and management system documentation.
  • The benefits of ISMS certification.
  • An overview of ISO 27001 and its application.
  • Key elements of ISMS implementation project planning.
  • The core elements of the ISMS.
  • The key steps of an ISO 27001 risk assessment.
  • An overview of the ISO 27001 Annex A controls.


Exams & Certification

This course is part of our unique ISO 27001 Learning Pathway.

Delegates sit the ISO27001 Certified ISMS Foundation (CIS F) examination at the end of the course – a 60-minute multiple-choice exam accredited by IBITGQ. There is no extra charge for taking the exam at the end of the course.

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You may prefer an online course if you are looking for a flexible and cost-effective solution. Online courses allow you to study at your own pace, at a time that suits you.

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Virtual classrooms provide all the benefits of attending a classroom course without the need to arrange travel and accomodation. Please note that virtual courses are attended in real-time, commencing on a specified date.

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