Certified ISO 27005 Risk Manager (LUX-EN)



  • From 22 March 2021 to 24 March 2021
  • From 14 June 2021 to 16 June 2021
  • From 06 December 2021 to 08 December 2021

Mastering risk assessment and optimal risk management in information security based on ISO 27005


In this three-day intensive course participants develop the competence to master the basic risk management elements related to all assets of relevance for information security using the ISO/IEC 27005:2011 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. During this training, we will also present other risk assessment methods such as OCTAVE, EBIOS, MEHARI and Harmonized TRA. This training fits perfectly with the implementation process of the ISMS framework in ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standard.

Who should attend?

Risk managers

Member of the information security team

Persons responsible for information security or conformity within an organization

Staff implementing or seeking to comply with ISO 27001 or involved in a risk management program

IT consultants

Learning objectives

To understand the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques allowing an effective risk management according to ISO 27005

To interpret the requirements of ISO 27001 on information security risk management

To understand the relationship between the information security risk management, the security controls and the compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of an organization

To acquire the competence to implement, maintain and manage an ongoing information security risk management program according to ISO 27005

To acquire the competence to effectively advise organizations on the best practices in information security risk management

Course Agenda
Day 1: Introduction, risk management program 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

Understanding an organization and its context

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

Risk identification

Risk analysis and risk evaluation

Risk assessment with a quantitative method

Risk treatment

Risk acceptance and residual risk management

Information Security Risk Communication and Consultation

Risk monitoring and review

Day 3: Overview of other information security risk assessment methods and Exam

Presentation of OCTAVE method

Presentation of MEHARI method

Presentation of EBIOS method

Presentation of Harmonized TRA method

Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Risk Manager Exam (2 hours)



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 a full case study including role playing and oral presentations
- 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

For more information about the exam, refer to PECB section on ISO 27005 Risk Manager Exam


After successfully completing the “ISO/IEC 27005 Risk Manager” exam, participants can apply for the credentials of Certified Provisional ISO/IEC 27005 Provisional Risk Manager or Certified ISO/IEC 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.

For more information about ISO/IEC 27005 certifications and PECB certification process, refer to PECB section on ISO/IEC 27005 Risk Manager Certification.

General information 

Certification fees are included in the exam price

Participant manual contains over 350 pages of information and practical examples

A participation certificate of 21 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants

ISO 27005 provides guidance on information security risk management to which organizations cannot get certified against

In case of failure of the exam, participants are allowed to retake it for free under certain conditions


  • Price2000.00 €
  • Limit date of registration31 December 2017
  • LocationWindhof
  • Minimum enrollment0 participants
  • TermsGeneral conditions of sales


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