ISO 27001™ Foundation

About the course

This course allows participants to learn about the best practices for completing and managing the Information Security Management System (ISMS) as specified in ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and the best practices for setting up information security controls for each of the eleven domains in the ISO 27002.

Furthermore, this training enables students to understand the way in which ISO 27001 and ISO 27002 relate to ISO 27003 (Guidelines for the implementation of an ISMS), ISO 27004 (Measurement of information security) and ISO 27005 (Risk Management in Information Security).


The main candidates and participants for this course are:

  • IT Professionals who want to gain a comprehensive knowledge of the important processes of an Information Security Management System (ISMS)
  • Information security team members
  • All Chief Officers and Senior Managers responsible for IT governance of an enterprise and its risk management
  • Staff implicated in the realizing of ISO 27001 standards
  • Technicians involved in operations related to an ISMS
  • Auditors

Course duration

  • 2 days


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Options of Course Delivery

  • In either English or French
  • At the offices of IT Chapter located in Old-Montreal
  • Virtually online (with an instructor) via Webex®
  • Can be given at the  client’s site for group training at their own convenience

Certification Exam

The ” ISO / IEC 27001 Fundamentals” certification examination fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam will cover the following areas:

  1. Basic principles and concepts of information security
  2. Information Security Management Systems (ISMS)

The examination is available in different languages (the full language list can be found on the application form).

The exam is comprised of four essay questions. Participants may use reference materials during the exam and have access to all their personal lecture notes, but they are not allowed to use a computer, laptop or other electronic resources. The pass mark is 70%. The exam lasts 60 minutes.


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