EXIN Information Security Management Foundation

EXIN Information Security Foundation is a relevant certification for all professionals who work with confidential information. It tests the understanding of concepts and value of information security as well as the threats and risks.

Who is this certification for?

This foundation-level certification is suitable for all professionals who deal with information, especially confidential information. Moreover, it creates a solid basis to pursue a higher level certification on the subject of Information Security. Entrepreneurs or small business owners who need a basic understanding of the subject also benefit from Information Security Foundation.

Main subjects

Information and security
Threats and risks
Approach and organization
Legislation and regulation

Required reading

Hintzbergen, J., Hintzbergen, K., Smulders, A. and Baars, H.
Foundations of Information Security – Based on ISO 27001 and ISO 27002
Van Haren Publishing, 3rd revised edition, 2017

Basiskennis informatiebeveiliging op basis van ISO 27001 en ISO 27002
Van Haren Publishing, 2e herziene druk, 2015

Fundamentos de Segurança da Informação: com base na ISO 27001 e ISO 27002
Brasport, 1ª edição, 2018