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GEIT Framework at Work, Part 2: Plan the Solution

By Peter C. Tessin, CISA, CRISC, CISM, CGEIT

COBIT Focus | 11 June 2018

This article is the second in a 6-part series that looks at the practical application of a governance of enterprise IT (GEIT) framework. This article focuses on planning the resolution of the issue identified in part 1. In part 1, the issue identified was a reliance on controls identified and designed by management without involving anyone responsible for looking at the control portfolio from the enterprise perspective. This lack of control portfolio oversight introduced the risk that the enterprise may not be in regulatory compliance. This article explains how to design a GEIT solution to address the lack of oversight, which shall be referred to as governance; who needs to work on it; and what their work products, or outputs, will look like. Read More >>

Update of System Audit Standard and System Management Standard in Japan

By Masatoshi Kajimoto

COBIT Focus | 29 May 2018

Masatoshi Kajimoto The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) published the System Audit Standard and the System Management Standard in 2004. Despite significant changes to the IT environment after that date, no updates to these materials were published. Needless to say, they had become quite outdated. Read More >>

GEIT Framework at Work, Part 1: Identifying the Problem

By Peter C. Tessin

COBIT Focus | 14 May 2018
 

Peter C. Tessin This article is the first in a 6-part series that looks at the practical application of a governance of enterprise IT (GEIT) framework. The starting point is discussed in this article—forming an awareness that a problem exists and how to approach it. The subsequent articles will move through planning and executing the solution. Read More >>