COBIT (Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies) is a framework designed by ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) for IT governance and compliance management.
It consists of models, tools, principles, and best practices to aid enterprises in improving their information technology management processes. Originally, COBIT began as an IT auditing tool, but it has now slowly evolved into one of the most regarded IT compliance frameworks for organization-wide operations.
COBIT Quick Facts
- COBIT weaves together concepts from ITIL and ISO to form a unified approach to information management and control.
- COBIT 5 can be applied to different needs of an enterprise including risk management, audit & assurance, regulatory & compliance, information security, and governance of enterprise IT.
- Globally, the previous version of COBIT has been downloaded more than 100,000 times.