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This course has been designed to introduce you into the world of information security. You will learn its basic concepts and building blocks and how they relate to one another. You’ll familiarize yourself with ISO 27001, the most widely used information security standard. You’ll understand what focus areas need to be addressed to ensure appropriate protection against threats, and gain insight into commonly accepted information security controls.

  • Online via a certified proctor
  • 40 multiple choice questions
  • Duration of 60 minutes


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2 giorni




By passing the ISF certification exam and earning a SECO-Information Security Foundation (S-ISF) certificate, you demonstrate your ability to

  • Adopt a holistic approach to information security;
  • Understand fundamental security and risk management concepts;
  • Understand quality improvement cycles and their importance for management systems;
  • Understand and apply the main objectives of information security (confidentiality, integrity and availability or ‘the CIA triad’);
  • Understand the importance and scope of influence of information security;
  • Understand the importance of effective information security governance;
  • Understand information security roles and responsibilities;
  • Describe common information security threats and identify effective preventive, detective, repressive and corrective countermeasures;
  • Describe best-practice physical, technical and organisational security measures;
  • Grasp the basics of information security incident management;
  • Understand the relationship between information security and business continuity management;
  • Understand legal and regulatory requirements relevant to information security.

A chi è rivolto

S-ISF is intended for all those who have a general interest in protecting systems and networks against information security threats and raising security awareness across their organisation. The course and the certificate are ideal for you, if:

  • You are a system or network administrator, programmer or security analyst with ambitions to start a career in information security or cybersecurity management;
  • You would like to enhance your value to employers by demonstrating a high degree of security awareness;
  • You are a start-up founder or an SME owner, and you wish to remain competitive in a digital ecosystem.


Module 1: Code of Information Security ISO / IEC 27001/27002

  • What is a standard and what is the difference between a standard and a framework?
  • ISO / IEC 27001 and ISO / IEC 27002: 2013 in a nutshell
  • Continuous improvement Plan – Do – Check – Act
  • Implementation of the ISO / IEC 27001 and ISO / IEC 27002
  • Management objectives and control measures

Module 2: Information and security

  • Information and security: The concept, value, importance and dependence of information
  • The cornerstones of information security: availability, integrity and confidentiality
  • The influence of information security on operational processes, information architecture and information management
  • Different types of information and information systems

Module 3: Threats and Risks

  • The concept of threat and risk and its relationship to the reliability of information
  • Different types of risk analysis and risk assessment
  • Different types of threats and ways to deal with threats
  • Various types of damage
  • Different ways to deal with risks
  • Information security measures
  • Preventing risks and performing security procedures

Module 4: Approach and organization

  • Information security policy, organization of information security and the management of security incidents
  • What is a code of conduct?
  • Tasks and responsibilities in an organization

Module 5: Measures

  • The importance of physical, technical and organizational measures
  • Different types and categories of security procedures
  • The importance of access control
  • Identification, authentication and authorization
  • Business continuity management (BCM) aspects

Module 6: Laws and regulations

  • The most important laws and regulations in relation to information security
  • The importance of compliance
  • Different types of compliance

Practice Exam

The last day of training students will take a test exam, followed up with an evaluation and discussion.


This is an entry-level course. No previous knowledge or experience is required.

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S-ISF (SECO Information Security Foundation) official certificate

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SECO Institute Information Security Foundation corso a distanza con esame in Inglese dal 09 Novembre 2020 della durata di 2 giorni erogato da iLEARN Innovative Learning

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