ISO 27001 Foundation Overview

ISO 27001 Foundation Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to ISO 27001

  • Introduction
  • Compatibility with Other Management System Standards
  • ISO 27001:2022 and Its Clauses

Module 2: Information Security

  • What is Business?
  • Industries
  • Risk
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Constructs and Characteristics of Assets
  • Security and Privacy
  • Triad of Information Security
  • Cyber Security is Everyone’s Responsibility
  • Cybersecurity Landscape
  • What is Information Security?
  • Information Security Management
  • Need of Information Security
  • Threats to Information Security
  • Active and Passive Attacks

Module 3: Context of the Organisation

  • Understanding the Organisation and Its Context
  • Understanding the Needs and Expectations of Interested Parties
  • Determining the Scope of the Information Security Management System
  • Information Security Management System

Module 4: Leadership

  • Leadership and Commitment
  • Policy
  • Organisational Roles, Responsibilities, and Authorities

Module 5: Planning

  • Organisational Roles, Responsibilities, and Authorities
  • Information Security Objectives and Planning to Achieve Them
  • Planning of Changes

Module 6: Support

  • Resources
  • Competence
  • Awareness
  • Communication
  • Documented Information

Module 7: Operation

  • Operational Planning and Control
  • Information Security Risk Assessment
  • Information Security Risk Treatment
  • Drafting Reports and Test Plans

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Who should attend this ISO 27001 Foundation Training?

The ISO 27001 Foundation Course is ideal for individuals seeking to familiarise themselves with the basic concepts and principles of information security and ISO 27001 standards. This course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Information Security Officers
  • Cybersecurity Engineers
  • Risk Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Auditors
  • Administrative Staff
  • IT Professionals

Prerequisites of the ISO 27001 Foundation Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this ISO 27001 Foundation Course. However, familiarity with Information Security principles can be beneficial for the delegates.

ISO 27001 Foundation Course Overview

The ISO 27001 Foundation Course offers an essential overview of the principles and requirements of ISO 27001, the leading international standard for information security management. In an increasingly prevalent era of information security threats, understanding and implementing ISO 27001 is crucial for organisations seeking to protect their information assets. This course teaches the standard framework for effective information security risk mitigation.

This course is designed for individuals new to information security management, including IT professionals, Compliance Officers, and Risk Managers. Mastery of ISO 27001 principles is vital for those tasked with safeguarding their organisation's information assets against cyber threats, ensuring data privacy, and complying with regulatory requirements. It's equally beneficial for anyone involved in or responsible for an ISMS and looking to gain a solid grounding in ISO 27001.

In this intensive 1-day ISO 27001 Training Course by The Knowledge Academy, delegates will clearly understand ISO 27001's requirements, the key elements of an ISMS, and the process of achieving the ISO 27001 Certification. The course covers the terminology, structure, and basic concepts of ISO 27001, providing attendees with the insights needed to support an organisation's information security efforts. Interactive sessions and case studies reinforce learning and facilitate applying the standard's principles practically.

Course Objectives

  • To introduce the concept of information security management and the benefits of an ISMS
  • To understand the ISO 27001 standard's requirements and its application within an organisation
  • To grasp the process approach to establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining, and improving an ISMS
  • To recognise the significance of legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements in managing information security
  • To learn the key terms, definitions, and principles of information security management according to ISO 27001

After completing this ISO 27001 Course, delegates will receive an ISO 27001 Foundation Certification, affirming their foundational knowledge of the standard. This certification is a stepping stone for information security management roles. It equips individuals to contribute to their organisation's security practices and compliance efforts.

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What’s included in this ISO 27001 Foundation Training Course?

  • ISO 27001 Foundation Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • ISO 27001 Foundation Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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ISO 27001 Foundation Exam Information

To achieve the ISO 27001 Foundation, 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
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's ISO 27001 Foundation, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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ISO 27001 Foundation FAQs

ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation refers to the entry-level certification that demonstrates understanding of the fundamental principles and requirements of the ISO/IEC 27001 standard for information security management systems.
The duration of this course spans across 1 day.
At the end of this training, delegates will be able to identify the needs and expectations of interested parties and their impact on the organisation. They will also be able to establish information security objectives and plan to achieve them.
In this course, you will learn about ISO 27001 and its principles, information security management, the difference between active and passive attacks, the context of organisation in ISMS, leadership, planning, and operational planning and control in ISMS, and other related concepts.
Yes, we provide 24/7 support for the ISO 27001 Foundation Courses. Our customer service will be available to assist you before and after the course, with any queries, technical issues, or additional support you may require. We are committed to ensuring your learning experience is seamless and that you have access to assistance whenever you need it.
This course comes with valuable training sessions led by experienced instructors, a digital delegate pack, and a certificate upon completion.
Yes. The Knowledge Academy offers flexible learning options for this course which helps delegates learn according to their convenience. These learning modes include the online instructor-led training, classroom training, on-site training, and self-paced training.
Jobs such as Information Security Manager, IT Auditor, Compliance Officer, and Risk Management Professional are common career paths for individuals with ISO 27001 Foundation Certification, offering roles in diverse industries where information security is paramount.
Yes, we provide corporate training for our courses. We offer courses tailored to your organisational needs for a smooth learning journey.
The training fees for ISO 27001 Foundation certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 27001 Foundation.
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