Looking for a Clear Roadmap to ISO 27001?

Simplify Your Path to Compliance with a customizable Project Plan and supporting Resources. 

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ISO 27001 Project Plan

A Plan is the Secret to a SUCCESSFUL Implementation Project

Without a Plan

Higher chances of non-compliance

Higher Implementation Costs

Longer Project Duration


❌ Reduced confidence among stakeholders

With a Plan

Fast-Track to Compliance

No Trial & Error

Efficient Approach

Less confusion

Confidence among stakeholders

If you’re here right now, I know it’s because of one of the following reasons:

The Challenges You Face

Implementing ISO 27001 is a tough challenge that many people struggle with.

Complexity: ISO 27001 is full of details that can be hard to follow. Risk assessments, statements of applicability – the list of requirements seems endless.

Trial & Error: Without a clear roadmap, organizations are often forced to rely on trial and error. This approach is not only costly but also frustrating and time-consuming.

Time-Consuming: Many organizations find themselves dedicating months to the implementation process. The numerous assessments, documentation, and internal audits required can put a strain on your resources and hinder your day-to-day operations.

Costly: Whether you're considering hiring consultants or assigning a dedicated internal team, the costs associated with ISO 27001 can quickly pile up. From training to necessary tools, the expenses can be hefty.

Generic Nature: ISO 27001 is prescriptive and generic, which makes it even more difficult to implement. The one-size-fits-all approach means that you have to interpret the standard and adapt it to your organization's unique context, adding another layer of complexity.

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I know how complicated and time consuming a certification journey can be...

The Solution for You

Imagine having a step-by-step blueprint, tailored to fit any organization regardless of size, type, or nature. Imagine having access to a comprehensive collection of resources designed to simplify and accelerate your implementation process.

✅ Clarity: With a structured 10-step approach, the complexities of ISO 27001 are broken down into manageable steps, giving you a clear path forward.

Proven Method: You can avoid the costly and frustrating trial-and-error phase. This project plan is based on a proven 10-step approach that has been successfully implemented by organizations of all sizes and types.

Efficiency: No more lengthy implementation processes. You'll have access to a proven blueprint designed to save you hundreds of hours.

Affordability: You can now get closer to compliance without the exorbitant costs. The ISO 27001 Lead Implementer course offers a growing collection of resources at a fraction of the price.

Personalized Approach: With a plan that translates the generic contents of ISO 27001 into actionable advice, you'll have a personalized roadmap, tailored to fit your organization's unique context.

Here is what you'll get.

The Plan


Step 1

🤝 Management Support

Secure the backing you need to successfully implement ISO 27001 by gaining the endorsement and commitment of your organization's leadership.

Step 2

🔳 Determine Scope

Define the boundaries of your ISO 27001 implementation by identifying the parts of your organization, the information, and the systems that will be included.

Step 3

🔐 Define Information Security Policy

Establish a strong foundation for your information security management system by creating a policy that outlines your organization's security objectives and commitments.

Step 4

📦 Asset Inventory

Get a clear view of what needs to be protected by cataloging all the information assets within the scope of your ISO 27001 implementation.

Step 5

📊 Risk Management Methodology

Choose a risk management methodology that fits your organization, ensuring you can effectively identify and evaluate the security risks that threaten your information assets.

Step 6

🔍 Risk Assessment

Gain insight into the potential threats and vulnerabilities facing your information assets, and assess their potential impact and likelihood.

Step 7

🛡️ Risk Treatment

Decide on the best approach to manage each identified risk, whether it's reducing, retaining, transferring, or avoiding it, and then put the appropriate controls in place.

Step 8

📈 Performance Evaluation

Continuously monitor and measure your information security management system's performance to ensure it's effectively managing risks and achieving your security objectives.

Step 9

🔄 Improvement

Keep your information security management system up-to-date and resilient by continually identifying and implementing opportunities for improvement.

Step 10

🥇 Certification Audit

Validate your efforts and demonstrate your organization's commitment to information security by successfully undergoing an external audit to achieve ISO 27001 certification.


Project Structure

Smart project structure featuring stages (S), tasks (T) and milestones (M).

10 Stages

The project is aligned with a generic 10-step approach which is applicable to all organisations, regardless of size, type or nature.

100+ Tasks

Each stage consists of multiple tasks, that follow a distinct order and take you step by step closer to compliance.

7 Milestones

Milestones provide a clear roadmap for the project, allowing team members and stakeholders to understand what needs to be done and when.

Dynamic Timeline

Keep your deadlines and upcoming tasks in sight without ever having to redesign the gantt chart.

Progress Tracking

Stay on top of your project with the comprehensive status tracking feature.


Use this template as a starting point and adapt it to your needs.


Developed by an ISO 27001 Lead Auditor with multiple years of experience in running and auditing ISMS.



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