Exin ISFS : Information Security Foundation based on ISO/IEC 27002 Exam
The Exin ISFS Information Security Foundation (based on ISO/IEC 27002) exam is a 60-minute exam with 40 multiple choice questions. A passing score of 65% is required to receive the Information Security Foundation certification. This exam is a prerequisite of the Information Security Management Advanced and Information Security Management Expert (based on ISO/IEC 27002) certifications, within the Information Security program.
The Exin ISFS exam is available in the following languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, French, Spanish, Dutch, German, and Portuguese. Information regarding the program and training procedures can be Exin Security Information website. A preparation guide and sample exams, at the least, should be reviewed before taking the test.
A major portion of the Exin ISFS exam will require candidates to understand security measures, including types and examples of measures, structure/arrangement of measures, and their importance. Participants must be able to set up and execute physical, technical, and organizational measures.
Strong candidates should have face-value knowledge regarding the concept and value of information. They must describe reliability aspects of information and the legislation and regulations important for information security and the reliability of information. The types and effects of threats and risks, as well as their relationship with information reliability, should be easily described. Participants must have knowledge of security policy, organization, and incident management.