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Why Peter Pan Hates COBIT 2019

By Bruno Horta Soares, CISA, CRISC, CGEIT, PMP

COBIT Focus | 15 July 2019

Why would Peter Pan have an opinion on COBIT 2019, and a dark one no less? No, COBIT is not the name of the newest deckhand working for Captain Hook. Rather, it can be explained by my experience in which many enterprises are averse to change and, therefore, refuse to evolve and adopt new practices related to the governance and management of enterprise information and technology (I&T).

We all know the adventures of Peter Pan, the boy who refuses to grow up and spends his life having magical adventures with his friend, Wendy. What began as a simple children's story, told by James M. Barrie, became a true global phenomenon with adaptations for print, theater and film. Read More >>

Lessons Learned While Combining COBIT 5 and ITIL

By Shobhit Mehta, CISA, CISM, CISSP, ISO 27001:2013 LA, ISO 27005:31000, ITIL v3 Foundation

COBIT Focus | 24 June 2019

An engagement at a financial technology (fintech) organization provided a novel first-hand experience of working with COBIT 5. Despite more than 7 years’ experience in governance, risk and compliance (GRC) projects that involved COBIT 5... Read More >>

Five Steps for Effective Auditing of IT Risk Management Using ISACA’s IT Risk Management Audit/Assurance Program

By Alexander Obraztsov

COBIT Focus | 10 June 2019

With the increasing complexity of IT systems and their widespread implementation in virtually all spheres of life (e.g., medicine, banking, manufacturing, education), managing IT risk effectively becomes extremely challenging. Read More >>