ISO 27701 Foundation Training Overview

ISO 27701 Foundation Training Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to ISO 27701

  • Introduction
  • Scope
  • Normative References
  • Terms, Definitions, and Abbreviations

Module 2: General

  • Structure of this Document
  • Application of ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Requirements
  • Application of ISO/IEC 27002:2013 Guidelines
  • Customer

Module 3: Information Management

  • What is Information Management?
  • Importance of Information Management
  • Areas of Information Management
  • Challenges Involved in Information Management

Module 4: PIMS-Specific Requirements Related to ISO/IEC 27001

  • General
  • Context of the Organisation
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Support
  • Operation
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Improvement

Module 5: PIMS-Specific Guidance Related to ISO/IEC 27002

  • General
  • Information Security Policies
  • Organisation of Information Security
  • Human Resource Security
  • Asset Management
  • Access Control
  • Cryptography
  • Physical and Environmental Security
  • Operations Security
  • Communications Security
  • Systems Acquisition, Development, and Maintenance
  • Supplier Relationships
  • Information Security Incident Management
  • Information Security Aspects of Business Continuity Management
  • Compliance

Module 6: Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

  • What is Personally Identifiable Information (PII)?
  • Compliance Environment
  • PII Security Controls
  • Sensitive Vs Non-Sensitive PII
  • Safeguarding PII
  • PII Vs Personal Data


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Who should attend this ISO 27701 Foundation Training Course?

The ISO 27701 Foundation Training Course is specifically designed for professionals and managers who are interested in understanding the fundamentals of Privacy Information Management Systems (PIMS) and how to implement privacy controls according to the ISO 27701 standard. This course is beneficial for various professionals including:

  • Data Protection Officers (DPOs)
  • Information Security Managers
  • Legal and Compliance Officers
  • Audit and Assurance Professionals
  • Quality and Process Improvement Specialists
  • Marketing and Customer Relations Managers
  • Technology and Software Developers
  • Energy Management Specialists

Prerequisites for the ISO 27701 Foundation Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for attending this ISO 27701 Foundation Training Course.

ISO 27701 Foundation Training Course Overview

ISO/IEC 27001 is an international management standard that offers guidance on privacy protection, including how businesses should manage customer information. It helps in providing compliance with privacy laws all around the world. This training aims to provide individuals with the knowledge to control all aspects of information's lifecycle, from its identification and gathering to its eventual disposal through archiving or deletion. Additionally, this training will assist organisations in managing record generation and growth using an effective information management system. Studying this training equips learners with cryptography, which is a technique used for securing information and communication through the use of codes. Pursuing this training helps individuals acquire the necessary skills and techniques to enhance their career opportunities and ultimately increase their earnings.

This 1-day ISO 27701 Foundation Training course is designed to provide delegates with in-depth knowledge about the benefits of the ISO 27701 Information Management System standard. During this training, they will learn about the structure of the standard, including its requirements, guidance, and controls for protecting the privacy of Personally Identifiable Information (PII). They will also learn about the relationship between the standard with ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27002. This course will be led by our highly skilled and knowledgeable trainer, who has years of teaching experience, who will conduct this training and equip the delegates with skills to recognise potential actions and tactics organisations can use to achieve conformity to ISO 27001.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the concept of ISO/IEC 27701, both requirements and guidance
  • To determine the effectiveness of an organisation’s privacy information management system
  • To understand areas of the standard that should be audited and techniques to consider
  • To support compliance with privacy rules and regulations
  • To establish an understanding of the issues organisations face when maintaining framework processes
  • To reduce complexity by integrating with the leading information security standard ISO/IEC 27701

After completing this IS0 27701 Foundation Training course, delegates will be able to build trust in the company’s ability to manage personal information. They will also be able to facilitate agreements with business partners.

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What’s included in this ISO 27701 Foundation Training Course?

  • ISO 27701 Foundation Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • ISO 27701 Foundation Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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ISO 27701 Foundation Exam Information

To achieve the ISO 27701 Foundation Training, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 30 
  • Total Marks: 30 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 15/30 Marks 
  • Duration: 40 Minutes 

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ISO 27701 Foundation Training FAQs

ISO/IEC 27001 is an international management standard that offers guidelines for privacy protection and helps prove compliance with privacy laws worldwide.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this ISO 27701 Foundation Training course.
This ISO 27701 Foundation Training course is designed for those who want to learn the fundamentals of a privacy information management system.
Information management is controlling all aspects of information’s lifecycle, from its identification and gathering to its eventual disposal through archiving or deletion.
Information management systems control the creation of records, ensure regulatory compliance, reduce operating costs, adopt new technologies, improve productivity and efficiency, and reduce risks.
Storage, archiving, information collection, destruction, and distribution are the areas of information management.
In this ISO 27701 Foundation Training course, you will learn about information management and its importance, areas of information management, information management challenges, the managerial function, privacy information management system requirements and guidance, personally identifiable information, and other related concepts.
The training fees for ISO 27701 Foundation Training certification in Australia starts from AUD2495
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