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ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager

The ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager training course enables participants to acquire the necessary competencies to assist organizations in establishing, managing, and improving an information security risk management (ISRM) program based on the guidelines of ISO/IEC 27005. Apart from introducing the activities required for establishing an information security risk management program, the training course also elaborates on the best methods and practices related to information security risk management.

Why should you attend?

Risk management is an essential component of any information security program. An effective information security risk management program enables organizations to detect, address, mitigate, and even prevent information security risks.

The ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager training course provides an information security risk management framework based on ISO/IEC 27005 guidelines, which also supports the general concepts of ISO/IEC 27001. The training course also provides participants with a thorough understanding of other best risk management frameworks and methodologies, such as OCTAVE, EBIOS, MEHARI, CRAMM, NIST, and Harmonized TRA.

The Megademi ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager certificate demonstrates the individual has acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to successfully perform the processes needed for effectively managing information security risks. It also proves that the individual is able to assist organizations in maintaining and continually improving their information security risk management program.

The training course is followed by an exam. If you pass, you can apply for a “Megademi Certified ISO/IEC 27005 Lead Risk Manager” credential. For more information about the examination process, please refer to the Examination, Certification, and General Information section below.

Who should attend?

This training course is intended for:

  • Managers or consultants involved in or responsible for information security in an organization
  • Individuals responsible for managing information security risks, such as ISMS professionals and risk owners
  • Members of information security teams, IT professionals, and privacy officers
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformity with the information security requirements of ISO/IEC 27001 in an organization
  • Project managers, consultants, or expert advisers seeking to master the management of information security risks

Learning objectives

By successfully completing this training course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the risk management concepts and principles based on ISO/IEC 27005 and ISO 31000
  • Establish, maintain, and continually improve an information security risk management framework based on the guidelines of ISO/IEC 27005 and best practices
  • Apply information security risk management processes based on the guidelines of ISO/IEC 27005
  • Plan and establish risk communication and consultation activities
  • Record, report, monitor, and review the information security risk management process and framework

Educational approach

  • The training course provides best practices of risk management that will help participants prepare for real-life situations.
  • The training course contains essay-type exercises (some of which are based on a case study) and multiple-choice quizzes (some of which are scenario-based). 
  • Participants are encouraged to communicate and discuss with each other when completing stand-alone and scenario-based quizzes and exercises.
  • The structure of the quizzes is similar to the certification exam.


The main requirements for participating in this training course are having a fundamental understanding of ISO/IEC 27005 and comprehensive knowledge of risk management and information security.

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