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Mastering risk assessment and risk management for information security based on  ISO 27005


This course enables the participants develop the competence to master the basic Risk Management elements related to all the assets of relevance for Information Security using the ISO/IEC 27005 standard as a reference framework. Based
on practical exercises and case studies, participants acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to perform an optimal Information Security Risk Assessment and manage risks in time by being familiar with their life cycle. This training fits perfectly the framework of an ISO/IEC 27001 standard implementation process.

Who should attend?

  • Risk managers
  • Individuals responsible for Information Security or conformity within an organization
  • Members of the Information Security team
  • IT consultants

Learning objectives

  • To understand the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques that allow effective Risk Management according to ISO 27005
  • To understand the relationship between the Information Security Risk Management, the security controls and the compliance with all the other requirements

Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction, Risk Management program, risk identification and assessment according to  ISO 27005

  • Concepts and definitions related to Risk Management
  • Risk Management standards, frameworks and methodologies
  • Implementation of an Information Security Risk Management program
  • Risk identification and assessment

Day 2: Risk evaluation, treatment, acceptance, communication and surveillance according to  ISO 27005

  • Risk evaluation and treatment
  • Acceptance of Information Security risks and management of residual risks
  • Information Security risk communication, monitoring and review
  • Certified ISO/IEC 27005 ANSI Accredited Exam



Educational approach

  • This training is based  on both theory and practice:
    • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
    • Practical exercises based on case studies
    • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
    • Practice test similar to the certification exam
  • To benefit from the practical exercises, the number of training participants is limited


  • The “Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Risk Manager” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
    • Domain 1: Fundamental concepts, approaches, methods and techniques of information security risk management
    • Domain 2: Implementation of an information security risk management program
    • Domain 3: Information security risk assessment based on iso 27005
  • The “Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Risk Manager” exam is available in different languages, including English, French, Spanish and Portuguese
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • After successfully completing the “ISO/IEC 27005 Risk Manager” exam, participants can apply for the credentials of Certified ISO 27005 Provisional Risk Manager or Certified ISO 27005 Risk Manager, depending on their level of experience. A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential

General information

  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • Participant manual contains more than 250 pages of information and practical examples
  • A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants
  • In case of failure of the exam, participants are allowed to retake it for free under certain conditions