MEHARI - (3Days)


This training using MEHARI enables the participants to master the basic risk management elements related to information security using the MEHARI method. The MEHARI (Methode Harmonisée d'Analyse de Risques) method was developed by the “Club de la Sécurité des Systèmes d’Information Français” (CLUSIF). Based on practical exercises and case studies, participants acquire the necessary knowledge and skills needed to perform an optimal information security risk assessment and manage risks in time by being familiar with their life cycle. This training fits perfectly in the framework of an ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standard implementation process.


Who should attend?

  • Risk managers
  • Persons responsible for information security or conformity within an organization
  • Member of the information security team
  • IT consultants
  • Staff participating in the activities of risk assessment with the MEHARI method


Learning objectives

  • To develop the necessary skills to conduct a risk assessment with the MEHARI method
  • To master the steps to conduct a risk assessment with the MEHARI method
  • To understand the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques allowing an effective management of risk according to MEHARI
  • To interpret the requirements of ISO 27001 on information security risk management
  • To understand the relationship between the information security risk management, the security controls and the compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of an organization


Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to MEHARI methodology

  • Introduction
  • Stakes analysis and classification
  • Evaluation of security services

Day 2: Risk analysis and development of security plans according to MEHARI

  • Risk analysis
  • Master plan and action plan

Day 3: Certification Exam

  • The “MEHARI advanced” exam (2 hours)



  • A basic knowledge of risk management is recommended

Educational approach

  • This training is based on the alternation of theory and practice:
    - Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
    - Practical exercises based on case studies
    - Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
    - Practice test similar to the exam
  • To benefit from the practical exercises, the number of training participants is limited

Examination and Certification

  • The “MEHARI Advanced” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination Certification Program (ECP) and is labeled by CLUSIF. The exam covers the following competence domains:
        • Domain 1: Fundamental concepts, approaches, methods and techniques of information security risk management MEHARI method
        • Domain 2: Implementation of an information security risk management program MEHARI method
        • Domain 3: Information security risk assessment based on MEHARI method
  • The “MEHARI Advanced” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • For more information about the exam, refer to the PECB section on MEHARI Exam
  • A certificate will be issued to the participants who successfully complete the exam

General information

  • An educational version of the software "Risicare” is given to the participants and a copy of the official MEHARI documentation published by the CLUSIF
  • Exam and certification fees are included in the training price
  • A student manual containing over 300 pages of information and practical examples are given to the participants
  • A participation certificate of 21 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits is awarded to the participants