How to Get your ISO/IEC 27001 Certification

Vasilis Bouronikos

If your organization wants to safeguard that its information assets remain secure, getting an ISO/IEC 27001 certification is your best bet. ISO 27001 certification not only will it keep your sensitive information secure, but it will also give added value to your company as it will polish your outlook to your partners.

An ISO certification is a valuable tool to add credibility to your products or services. Specifically, it highlights that your organization meets the set International Standards followed by thousands of other companies worldwide, including your competition.

Find the ISO/IEC 27001 Certification Family on iED Academy

iED Academy as an Education partner to PECB provides PECB ISO training courses and certifications to its users. The users can find various ISO courses in the courses section and navigate them to find the ISO Certification they need.

Concerning the ISO/IEC 27001 certification family, iED Academy provides access to the following ISO certifications by PECB:

1.      ISO/IEC 27001 Introduction

2.      ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation

3.      ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor

4.      ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer

Each of those ISO certifications deals with different elements and depth of knowledge of information security management systems (ISMS). For example, ISO/IEC 27001 Introduction training course makes you familiar with the ISMS concept and will make you understand the importance and the benefits it provides to various organizations.

ISO/IEC 27001 foundation allows learners to understand the basic elements of implementing and managing an Information Security Management System (ISMS). Suppose you choose to complete this ISO training. In that case, you will understand the different modules of ISMS, the ISMS policy, procedures, performance measurements, management commitment, internal audit, management review and continual improvement. Also, by choosing this course, you are allowed to apply for the “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation” credential.

ISO/IEC 27001 Certification for Lead Auditor provides the knowledge and skills to plan and perform internal and external audits compliant with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification processes. Those who take opt-in for this training, with the use of practical exercises they will master audit techniques and become competent in managing audit programs, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution. Similarly to the above, having acquired the expertise needed through your study, you can sit for the “PECB Certified ISO/IED 27001 Lead Auditor” exam to receive the credential.

ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer is the new eLearning training course provided by PECB. By attending this course, participants should expect to implement an information security management system (ISMS) based on ISO/IEC 27001 certification. This training provides a comprehensive knowledge of the best practices and a framework for its continual management and improvement. Again, this course also provides the possibility to take the exam and receive the “PECB Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer” credential, representing the ability and knowledge to implement an ISMS as required by ISO/IEC 27001.


It is paramount that organizations protect delicate information, such as financial information, intellectual property, employee details, or information by third parties. Do not let your organization be exposed to such threats by receiving the ISO/IEC 27000 Certification family. Implement the information security management system (ISMS) that your organization needs and reassure your customers and clients about your reliability.