2 Day course
What you'll learn
The Information Security Foundation based on ISO/IEC 27001 is a certification that validates a professional’s knowledge about:
• Information and security: the concept, the value, the importance and the reliability of information;
• Threats and risks: the concepts of threat and risk and the relationship with the reliability of information;
• Approach and organization: the security policy and security organization including the components of the security organization and management of (security) incidents;
• Measures: the importance of security measures including physical, technical and organizational measures
• Legislation and regulations: the importance and impact of legislation and regulations.
- No specific prior knowledge required
- Familiarity with ISO standards and other service management framework (e.g. ITIL) is helpful
- General knowledge and understanding of service management helps
Information security is the protection of information from a wide range of threats in order to ensure business continuity, minimize business risk, and maximize return on investments and
Information security is gaining importance in the Information Technology (IT) world. Globalization of the economy is leading to an ever-increasing exchange of information between organizations (their employees, customers and suppliers) and an explosion in the use of networked computers and computing devices.
The international standard for Information Security Management ISO/IEC 27001 is a widely respected and referenced standard and provides a framework for the organization and management of an information security program. Implementing a program based on this standard will serve an organization well in its goal of meeting many of the requirements faced in today’ s complex operating environment. A strong understanding of this standard is important to the personal development of every information security professional.
In the Information Security modules the following definition is used: Information Security deals with the definition, implementation, maintenance, compliance and evaluation of a coherent set of controls (measures) which safeguard the availability, integrity and confidentiality of the (manual and automated) information supply.
In the modules of Information Security Foundation based on ISO/IEC 27001, the basic concepts of information security and their relationships are tested. One of the objectives of this module is to raise the awareness that information is valuable and vulnerable, and to learn which measures are necessary to protect information.
Who this course is for:
The examination for the Information Security Foundation based on ISO/IEC 27001 is intended for everyone in the organization who is processing information. The module is also suitable for
entrepreneurs of small independent businesses for whom some basic knowledge of information security is necessary.
This module can be a good start for new information security professionals.
Examination type: Multiple-choice questions
Number of questions: 40 questions
Pass mark: 65%
Open book/notes: No
Electronic equipment/aides permitted: No
Time allotted for examination: 60 minutes
This course is broadcast live via our live streaming platform.
All students get full access to the course, the trainer during and after the course, as well as the elearning site for 12 months.