COBIT 5 for Information Security

The COBIT framework helps ensure regulatory compliance, fosters long-term goal achievement and sets your organization up to better manage risk. But aligning your business with their best practices can be time-consuming without intelligent software. Learn how LogicManager’s COBIT 5 Information Security solution package can help.
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What is COBIT 5 for Information Security?

ISACA, the global IT Association, released COBIT 5 for Information Security to help security leaders use the COBIT framework (which promotes the governance and management of IT enterprise goal achievement) to link information security with organizational strategic goals. It also helps organizations comply with the increasingly large list of IT governance laws, regulations and requirements. 

COBIT 5 for Information Security is meant to help organizations build an effective governance program so that they can ultimately optimize their IT investments. This framework can be used by all enterprises in all industries. 

Using a software like LogicManager to align your organization with COBIT 5 for Information Security saves you time and money, as it allows you to take a holistic approach to your IT program and leverage a single integrated framework to cut down on redundancies.

Risks

Let’s take a look at some of the risks that following a framework like COBIT 5 for Information Security can help mitigate:

  • Falling out of regulatory compliance (which can lead to hefty legal fines)
  • Allocating too little or too many resources to IT governance (which can lead you to waste money and fall short on long-term objectives)
  • Direct IT threats, such as a data breach, malware installation, knowledge or privilege abuse, phishing attacks and more. 

Align with COBIT 5 for Information Security using LogicManager

COBIT 5 for Information Security ensures that your organization is complying with industry best practices. It also lowers your IT risk, and therefore the chance of potential IT data threats. Expect to realize benefits like:

  • Newly generated business value from IT-enabled investments
  • Operational excellence achieved through reliable and efficient technology application
  • Cost optimization for IT services
  • A strong enterprise-wide understanding of information security
  • More informed risk decisions
  • Improved threat prevention, detection and recovery

LogicManager’s COBIT 5 for Information Security Solution Package

Here’s what you can expect with LogicManager’s COBIT 5 for Information Security solution package: 

  • Out-of-the-box requirements outlined by COBIT 5 for Information Security. These are formatted in a Y/N survey style that will allow you to immediately identify gaps and initiate remediation.  
  • A suggested list of mitigations to align with COBIT 5 requirements, including COBIT-recommended policies on Information Security, Access Control, Incident Management, Asset Management and more.
  • Recurring tests and metrics that allow you to identify deficient controls. This streamlines your risk monitoring process by automatically allowing evidence to pile up over time, giving you a detailed and time-stamped audit trail of your due diligence. 
  • LogicManager is a fully-integrated GRC platform that is designed to enable a full governance program: the foundation of the COBIT framework. Breaking down organizational silos has a variety of downstream impacts and ensures that your governance activities are helping you prevent risks and maintain compliance.
  • Using our reporting capabilities, identify gaps in your organization’s alignment with COSO, see which of your policies and procedures are responding to various requirements and detect control deficiencies. 

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