ISO 27005 Risk Manager

Courses and certification exam

Risk Management

Organizations are required to assess the security risks associated with their information systems as a prelude to treating them in various ways.

Our information security risk management training courses will help you learn how to deal with the highest risks in your information security management system.

Check below to find the training course, including the certification exam, that suits you best!

Official BCI Certification

Official ISO (PECB & IAS) Worldwide Certification

ACTAGIS, as the official partner and trainer of PECB for Switzerland and Europe, proposes learning and preparation classes for ISO 27005 Risk Manager certifications.

We guarantee your exam success

We will support you until you pass the exam of the course in which you enrol (some conditions apply). We offer the official mock exams to help you prepare.

Real life project experience

Our trainers have extensive practical experience of in implementing business continuity risk management frameworks and programs in large organizations and are certified GDPR, CRISC, ISO 27005 and COBIT5.

Hands-on exercises

Hands-on exercises

The training is a combination of directly applicable theory, hands-on exercises, feedback from experience and class interaction.
Small classes

Small classes

The exchange of experience being crucial, our classes include a minimum of 3 and maximum of 10 participants.
English and French

English and French

The course is available in English and in French.

Certification organisation

Certificate samples

ISO 27005 Risk Manager Certificate Sample

What our clients are saying

“I often find that you learn more from the experience of people in the room than anything in the training material and this was definitely the case at ACTAGIS. Jeff has a wealth of experience and he did an excellent job of adapting his delivery the training to the needs of the class.”

-Anthony Scarfe, Information Security Services Specialist

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"Very intense and worthwhile training. The trainer based his teaching on an excellent knowledge of the GDPR regulation, but also on his hands-on experiences enabling real-life and concrete cases. I recommend this training to anyone dealing with the protection of the personal data within his company "

-Stéphane Butty - DPO Group - 5àSec

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"Many thanks to Jeff for his clear explanations and support until the last day before the CISA exam. I very much appreciated the quality of the course, as well as the atmosphere and the support provided"

-Natasha Camo - VP Group Internal Audit - Banque Lombard Odier & Cie SA

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"Jeff Primus provided a great CISA training. His motivation, engagement and professionalism made the training really interesting and easy to understand. I enjoyed to take part in this training and would like to thank ACTAGIS for helping me to succeed the CISA exam."

-Melany Scherer, Global IT Audit - Compliance, Jet Aviation AG

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At our BCI certification training, the trainer managed not only to cover perfectly the specific, certification-related topics but he also opened windows and connections to other standardization bodies. It was an excellent week enriching our knowledge broadly. Thank you!

-Christoph Teuber, Group Safety & Security Manager, Swiss Re

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“The course was highly interesting. The tools for managing a Business Continuity Program were teached in a very descriptive and understandable way. I can recommend this course to everybody having a key position in a Business Continuity Program.”

-Philip Sauter, Business Continuity Manager, ISS Facility Services AG

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"Thank you for the great course. I did really enjoy it and got a lot of new insights and a much better understanding about what matters in a Business Continuity Management System"

-Dieter Gramberg, Business Continuity Manager, Novartis Pharma AG

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"The way how we went through CBCI from policy to validation via practical examples was inspiring. Jeff’s enthusiastic and knowledgeable approach to BC area and ability to promote discussions really expanded understanding of this topic. Now I think that I have good tools to practice. Thank you Jeff!"

-Miska Riihimäki - Senior Risk Manager - OP Insurance Ltd

“ACTAGIS trainer has first hand experience in most the domains covered by the CISA program. This proved to be invaluable in making ISACA’s somewhat theoretical subjects very tangible and meaningful. Many thanks for this great step towards the CISA certification.”

-Tom Royston, CIO

"The PECB GDPR CDPO Certification training I successfully completed is very different from trainings provided by other institutes. ACTAGIS goes much further by providing real insight in how the application of GDPR works for your company in day-to-day life and how it interacts with ISO standards. The training absolutely exceeded my expectations."

-Wouter 't Hoen - Legal Officer, HR Policy & Adminstration of Justice

"I followed a CISSP course in a small group with ACTAGIS. Jeff teached with expertise, passion and profession. The complex subject of IT security was presented understandable and garnished with many real life examples. The atmosphere was intensive and forward oriented, but relaxed and fruitful. I’m really impressed and with no doubt I would follow, and recommend others to follow, courses with ACTAGIS"

-Harald Friedel - Project Manager & DPO

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"The Business Continuity (BC) course with ACTAGIS enabled me to consolidate and reinforce the knowledge related to the domain. A successful training that will help me to bring BC practices in my company at a higher professional level."

-Paulo Grilo, Directeur Etudes & Développements, TUI France

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“During all of the CISA, CBCI and ISO 27001 LI sessions, the consultant openly shared his insightful experiences, carefully listened to all of the participants’ most puzzling questions, remarks, criticisms… and gave precious explanations, recommendations and advice.”

-Savrak Sar, Head of IT, Haute école pédagogique

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"A great course and a serious levelling up with a good dive into the universe of CISA."

-Josselin Renard, IT Systems Auditor, UBS

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“I thank ACTAGIS' BC-trainer for his professionalism and his motivation during this course which allowed me to obtain the CBCI certification. I recommend this training to anyone who wishes to strengthen and consolidate the topic of Business Continuity."

-Jean-Charles Coral, BC Manager, Nestlé Switzerland


Upon request, the following non-certifying introductory courses can be organised:
  • ISO 27005 Introduction
  • ISO 27005 Foundation

 

The course description is taken from the PECB website.

 

PECB ISO/IEC 27005 Risk Manager

Mastering the fundamental principles and concepts of Risk Assessment and Optimal Risk Management in Information Security based on ISO/IEC 27005

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.

  • 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/IEC 27001 or involved in a risk management program
  • IT consultants
  • To understand the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques allowing an effective risk management according to ISO/IEC 27005
  • To interpret the requirements of ISO/IEC 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/IEC 27005
  • To acquire the competence to effectively advise organizations on the best practices in information security risk management

Day 1: Introduction, risk management program according to ISO/IEC 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/IEC 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 Certification Exam

  • Presentation of OCTAVE method
  • Presentation of MEHARI method
  • Presentation of EBIOS method
  • Presentation of Harmonized TRA method
  • Certification Exam
Knowledge on Risk Management and Information Security is preferred.
  • This training is based on both, theory and practice:
    • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
    • Practical exercises
    • 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 “PECB 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: Principles for good Risk Management in Information Security
    • Domain 2: Evaluate-Direct-Monitor risk management in information security
    • Domain 3: Guidance for risk management in information security
    • Domain 4: Evaluate the need and applicability of each principle
    • Domain 5: Direct the adherence to each principle
    • Domain 6: Monitor all key activities related to all the principles
  • The “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Risk Manager” exam is available in different languages ( the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • For more information about the exam, refer to the PECB section on ISO/IEC 27005 Risk Manager Exam
  • After successfully completing the “ISO/IEC 27005 Risk Manager” exam, participants can apply for the credentials of ISO/IEC 27005 Provisional Risk Manager
  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • A student manual containing over 350 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants
  • A participation certificate of 21 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants
  • In case of failure of the exam,participant are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions

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Course dates can be based on your requirements. Please contact us for the corresponding in-house or public session trainings, so that we can propose sessions taking into account your availability.

ACTAGIS Academy Guarantee

The “Actagis Guarantee” means that we will support you until you pass the exam of the course in which you enrol. Some limitations apply. See conditions.

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Exam pass rate

You will be well prepared for the exam. Counting all our students, 98.5% have been successful.

Up To Date

All our courses are up to date. They have been adapted to the latest changes of the different exams. We are in constant contact with each certification organisation.

The “Actagis Guarantee” means that we will support you until you pass the exam of the course in which you enrol. Some limitations apply. See conditions.

You will be well prepared for the exam. Counting all our students, 98.5% have been successful.

All our courses are up to date. They have been adapted to the latest changes of the different exams. We are in constant contact with each certification organisation.

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