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ISACA’s COBIT Conference Provides Training and Insights for All Levels of Expertise

By Debbie Lew, CISA, CRISC

COBIT Focus | 26 January 2015

Debbie Lew ISACA is hosting a first-of-its-kind conference devoted exclusively to COBIT. As noted in the recent IT Audit Benchmarking Survey, respondents cited COBIT as the most accepted industry framework on which IT audit risk assessments are based.

The COBIT Conference will be held on 14-15 March 2015 in Orlando, Florida, USA, immediately prior to the North America CACS Conference. Read More

Adopting COBIT 5 in a Government Entity

By Sean Atkinson, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, COBIT 5 Foundation, CCSA, CEH, CFE, CISSP, CRMA, CSM, GCIH, N+, PMP, SCTS, Sec+, and Roger F. Aucoin, COBIT 5 Foundation, PMP

COBIT Focus | 19 January 2015

Sean Atkinson Roger F. Aucoin Imagine being on the ground floor of a new government agency in the United States, first conceived in 1994 and implemented in 2012, with the initial responsibility of developing an information system that would eventually process well over US $1 billion in payments monthly, produce enterprisewide reporting, be implemented as Software as a Service (SaaS) to more than 85,000 users in 72 external agencies and by more than 100,000 vendors. Read More

Using COBIT 5 to Deliver Information and Data Governance

By Myles Suer, ITIL, and Roger Nolan

COBIT Focus | 12 January 2015


Myles Suer Roger Nolan COBIT 5 provides guidance for IT practitioners and business leaders regarding the governance and management of data and information. COBIT 5 starts by providing an overarching set of business recommendations. For example, COBIT 5 suggests that business leaders include in their balanced scorecard the following topics: compliance, financial transparency and information-based strategic decision making. Read More