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Marriott Residence Inn Clearwater Downtown

940 Court Street

Clearwater, Florida 33756

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This Certified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer / Information Security Program Manager (CISPM™) course is a four-day information packed learning experience leading to a dual certification. It is designed to develop a level of competence to support the design, development, roll-out and maintenance of an organizational Information Security Program. Drawing upon best practices from ISO 27001, ISO 27002, ISO 27003, ISO 27017, students will learn the fundamental requirements to meet the expectations of ISO 27001 certification auditors.

To develop a well rounded understanding of the standard's expectations, students will be familiarized with the supplementary guidance offered by the forum's Information Security Program Framework, as well as ISO 27002, ISO 27003, ISO 27004, 27005, ISO 27017, ISO 27034, ISO 27035, ISO 37500, ISO 55000 and others.

During the course we will also be looking at the similarities between ISO 27001 and the NIST Cyber Security Framework. We will also be looking at how an ISO 27001-based program can help your organziation achieve compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the application of an Information Security Program as prescribed by ISO 27001.
  • Master the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques required for the effective management of an organizational Information Security Program
  • Understand the various sub-programs under an Information Security Program, and their interrelationships to establish a holistic enterprise information security programDevelop the expertise, to support an organization in the implementation, management and maintenance of an Information Security Program
  • Develop the expertise to manage a team that is implementing the ISO 27001 standard

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Information Security professionals and managers involved in any aspect of the development, roll-out or operational maintenance of an Information Security Management System (ISMS)
  • IT Managers and professionals, Project Managers, and consultants wanting to prepare and to support an organization in the implementation or maintenance of an Information Security Management System (ISMS)
  • Auditors who want to understand and be able to demonstrate competence in understanding an Information Security Management System
  • Persons responsible for information security or its conformity in an organization
  • Consultants looking to understand and support clients implementing and information security management system
  • Corporate / industrial / physical security specialists
  • IT professoinals looking to prepare for the transition to an Information Security career role, or for an ISMS project management role
  • Project Managers looking to prepare to support an ISMS project.
  • Data Privacy professionals seeking to understand how ISO 27001 can help address some of the EU GDPR requirements.


Day 1 - Introduction and Planning for an Information Security Management System (ISMS)

  • Introduction to management systems and the process approach

  • Presentation of the standards ISO 27001, ISO 27002 and ISO 27003 and regulatory framework

  • Fundamental principles of Information Security

  • Preliminary analysis and determining the level of maturity of the existing information security management system based upon ISO 21827

  • Writing the business case and preliminary design of the ISMS

  • Developing a project plan of compliance to ISO 27001

  • Defining the scope of the ISMS

  • Drafting the ISMS and information security policies

  • Selection of the approach and methodology for risk assessment

  • Risk management according to ISO 27005: identification, analysis and treatment of risk

  • Drafting the Statement of Applicability

Day 2 - Implementing an ISMS based on ISO 27001

  • Implementation of a document management framework

  • Design of controls and writing procedures

  • Implementation of controls

  • Development of a training & awareness program and communicating about the information security

  • Incident management according to ISO 27035

  • Operations management of an ISMS

Day 3 - Management Oversight and Auditing an ISMS based on ISO 27001

  • Monitoring the ISMS controls

  • Development of metrics, performance indicators and dashboards in accordance with ISO 27004

  • ISO 27001 internal Audit

  • Management review of the ISMS

  • Implementation of a continuous improvement program

  • Preparing for the ISO 27001 certification audit

Day 4 - Exam

The exam will be administered between 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

What You Get

Students will receive:

  1. a copy of all slides presented during the class;
  2. a certificate of completion awarding 27 Continuing Professional Development (CDP) units;
  3. a free Professional Membership in the Information Security Leadership Forum;
  4. A Student Information Package (SIP) with study tips and other helpful and insightful information for the course and exam; and
  5. An exam and certification application voucher.


The exam is administered on the final day of training between the hours of 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM local time. It is composed of a cobmination of multiple choice and essay questions, and is administered as an open book exam.

Students are required to arrive no later than 8:30 AM to receive exam instructions and final information, and will have three-hours to complete it.

Students will receive offical exam results, typically within one week from the exam date.

* We do not disclose any additional details on the exam, including number of questions, percentage or weighting based on training content, or any other details.

Venue Contact Information

Name: Marriott Residence Inn Cleawater Downtown

Phone: (727) 562- 5400

Web site: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/tparw-residence-inn-clearwater-downtown/


  • Students are prohibited from recording (audio or video) any session(s), or portions of any session.

  • Students will receive a discount code for a free membership with the Information Security Leadership Forum. This code is only valid for use by the registered student. Students must register and setup an account prior to the commencement of the course.

  • No meals are included in the fee, nor provided by the organizer during the course.

  • All student material for this course will be provided on the first day of training. Online students will receive their student material via courrier between Wednesday and Friday preceeding the course.

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