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ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager


The ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager training course enables participants to acquire the necessary competencies to assist organizations 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.


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Course Information

  • 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

General Information:

  • 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.

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.

Audience Profile

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

Q: What are the prerequisites of the ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager course?

A: A basic understanding of ISO/IEC 27005 and comprehensive knowledge of risk assessment and information security is the requirement for the ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager course. 

Q: Who should take the ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager course?

A: This ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager course is made for Information Security risk managers, Information Security team members, people who are responsible for Information Security, compliance, and risk within an organization, learning to implement ISO/IEC 27001, seeking to comply with ISO/IEC 27001 or individuals who are involved in a risk management program, IT consultants, IT professionals, Information Security officers, and privacy officers. 

Q: What will I learn from this course?

A: You will be able to learn about the concept of ISO/IEC 27005 and implementation of a risk management programme, information security risk assessment, risk treatment, and acceptance as specified in ISO/IEC 27005 and Risk communication, consultation, monitoring, review, and risk assessment methods. 

Q: What kind of skills are required to be a risk manager?

A: To be a risk manager you should know about analytical skills, problem-solving skills, people management and leadership skills, relationship-building skills, financial knowledge, regulation knowledge, and most importantly business understanding.

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