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ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation


The ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation training course will teach you the basic principles of implementing and managing an Information Security Management System (ISMS) as outlined in ISO/IEC 27001. You will learn about the various components of an ISMS, such as ISMS policy, procedures, performance measurements, management commitment, internal audit, management review, and continual improvement. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to take the exam and apply for the “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation” credential.


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Course Information

Day 1: Introduction to Information Security Management System (ISMS) concepts as required by ISO/IEC 27001

Day 2: Information Security Management System requirements and Certification Exam

Certificate Requirements:

First, a candidate needs to complete the PECB ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation training course. Then, they need to take the exam and after successfully passing the exam, candidates will be able to apply for the “PECB Certificate Holder in ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation” certificate. This is an entry-level credential.

There are no prerequisites on professional or management system project experience required. Thus, following the training course, passing the exam and applying for the certificate are the only certificate program requisites that certificate holders shall meet before obtaining the certificate.

The certificate requirements for the ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation are:

DesignationTraining CourseExamProfessional experienceMS audit/assessment experienceISMS project experienceOther requirements
PECB Certificate Holder in ISO/IEC 27001 FoundationComplete the PECB ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation Training CoursePass the PECB ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation examNoneNoneNoneSigning the PECB Code of Ethics

Audience Profile

  • Individuals involved in Information Security Management 
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of Information Security Management Systems (ISMS)
  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in Information Security Management

Q: What is an information security foundation?

A: The Information Security Foundation is certified for all professionals who work with the personal information of a client. It tests the understanding of ideas and the value of information security as well as the threats and risks.

Q: What does ISO/IEC stand for?

A: ISO is the short form of “the International Organization for Standardization,” and IEC’s short form is “the International Electrotechnical Commission,” from the specialized system for worldwide standardization.

Q: Who should take the ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation certification?

A: Those individuals involved in Information Security Management, seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) and are interested to pursue a career in Information Security Management.

Q: What are the learning objectives of the ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation certification?

A: The learning objective includes describing the main information security management concepts, principles, and definitions, explaining the main ISO/IEC 27001 requirements for an information security management system (ISMS), and Identifying approaches, methods, and techniques used for the implementation and management of an ISMS

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