Essay on COBIT 5 Introduction

Submitted By jaimeb4777
Words: 1275
Pages: 6

A Business Framework for the
Governance and Management of Enterprise IT
PREVIEW VERSION

These following pages provide a preview of the information contained in COBIT 5. The COBIT 5 framework is available as a complimentary PDF (www.isaca.org/cobit) and for purchase in hard copy (www.isaca.org/bookstore). It provides an overview of the COBIT 5 guidance, its five principles and seven enablers. We encourage you to share this document with your enterprise leaders, team members, clients and/or consultants.
COBIT enables enterprises to maximize the value and minimize the risk related to information, which has become the currency of the 21st century. COBIT 5 is a comprehensive framework of globally accepted principles, practices, analytical tools and models that can help any enterprise effectively address critical business issues related to the governance and management of information and technology. Additional information is available at www.isaca.org/cobit. Not a member? Learn the value of ISACA membership. Additional information is available at www.isaca.org/membervalue.

ISACA®
With 95,000 constituents in 160 countries, ISACA (www.isaca.org) is a leading global provider of knowledge, certifications, community, advocacy and education on information systems (IS) assurance and security, enterprise governance and management of IT, and IT-related risk and compliance. Founded in 1969, the non-profit, independent
ISACA hosts international conferences, publishes the ISACA® Journal, and develops international IS auditing and control standards, which help its constituents ensure trust in, and value from, information systems. It also advances and attests
IT skills and knowledge through the globally respected Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®), Certified
Information Security Manager® (CISM®), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®) and Certified in
Risk and Information Systems ControlTM (CRISCTM) designations. ISACA continually updates COBIT®, which helps IT professionals and enterprise leaders fulfil their IT governance and management responsibilities, particularly in the areas of assurance, security, risk and control, and deliver value to the business.
Disclaimer
ISACA has designed this publication, COBIT® 5 (the ‘Work’), primarily as an educational resource for governance of enterprise IT (GEIT), assurance, risk and security professionals. ISACA makes no claim that use of any of the Work will assure a successful outcome. The Work should not be considered inclusive of all proper information, procedures and tests or exclusive of other information, procedures and tests that are reasonably directed to obtaining the same results.
In determining the propriety of any specific information, procedure or test, readers should apply their own professional judgement to the specific GEIT, assurance, risk and security circumstances presented by the particular systems or information technology environment.
Copyright
© 2012 ISACA. All rights reserved. For usage guidelines, see www.isaca.org/COBITuse.
ISACA
3701 Algonquin Road, Suite 1010
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 USA
Phone: +1.847.253.1545
Fax: +1.847.253.1443
Email: info@isaca.org
Web site: www.isaca.org
Feedback: www.isaca.org/cobit
Participate in the ISACA Knowledge Center: www.isaca.org/knowledge-center
Follow ISACA on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ISACANews
Join the COBIT conversation on Twitter: #COBIT
Join ISACA on LinkedIn: ISACA (Official), http://linkd.in/ISACAOfficial
Like ISACA on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ISACAHQ

COBIT® 5
ISBN 978-1-60420-237-3
Printed in the United States of America
4
2

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
List of Figures..................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
COBIT 5: A Business Framework for the Governance and Management of Enterprise…