ISO 27001 : 2013 ISMS - Foundation

Certification Overview

ISO 27001 : 2013 ISMS - Foundation

Exam Code: ISO_ISMS_Fnd

It can also lead to new business opportunities with security-conscious customers; it can improve employee ethics and strengthen the notion of confidentiality throughout the workplace. It also allows you to enforce and reduce the possible risk of fraud, information loss and disclosure. An ISMS is a framework of policies and procedures that includes all legal, physical and technical controls involved in an organisation's information risk management processes. 

There are three core principles involved in ISO 27001:2013 ISMS confidentiality, integrity and availability, which cover eleven areas:

  • Security policy;
  • Organisation of information security;
  • Asset management;
  • Human resources security;
  • Physical and environmental security;
  • Communications and operations management;
  • Access control;
  • Information systems acquisition, development and maintenance;
  • Information security incident management;

Exam Information

The Foundation Level exam comprises of 40 Multiple Choice Questions out of which the candidate needs to score 70% (28 out of 40 correct) to pass the exam.

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The total duration for Foundation Level exam is 1 hour (60 Minutes).


  • If a Candidate does not pass the exam in the second (2nd) attempt, the candidate must wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of their attempt to retake the exam for third (3rd) time or any subsequent time.
  • The exam can be taken any number of times.

ISO 27001 : 2013 ISMS - Foundation is Valid for Life.



ISO 27001 : 2013 ISMS - Foundation has no prerequisites.

Course Outline

Module Information

  • Introduction to ISO 27001:2013
  • Introduction to ISMS and Standards Development
  • Requirements of ISO 27001:2013
  • Planning the implementation of an ISMS based on ISO 27001

Target Audience

  • Quality professionals with experience in implementation and auditing of information Security Management Systems (ISMS)
  • Existing security auditors who wish to expand their auditing skills
  • Consultants who wish to provide advice on ISO/IEC 27001 systems certification
  • Security and Quality professionals
  • Information Security Consultants
  • Those wishing to implement a formal Information Security Management System (ISMS) in accordance with ISO 27001:2013.

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