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A right-sized governance solution…tailor-fit for your enterprise.

COBIT® 2019 is the most recent evolution of ISACA’s globally recognized and utilized COBIT framework.

Effective Governance

Effective governance over information and technology is critical to business success, and this new release further cements COBIT’s continuing role as an important driver of innovation and business transformation.

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More Implementation Resources


In addition to the updated framework, COBIT now offers more implementation resources, practical guidance and insights, as well as comprehensive training opportunities. Implementation is now more flexible, enabling you to right-size your governance solution using COBIT, and training opportunities will help you to derive maximum ROI from your solution.

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Easy Integration

COBIT 2019 is specifically designed to play well with others. Guidance is provided to help you integrate the industry standards, guidelines, regulations and best practices unique to your enterprise into your governance solution using COBIT.

COBIT Case Studies

COBIT case studies demonstrate the benefits, common applications, and uses of COBIT. Explore our library of case studies, or submit one yourself.

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What’s New in COBIT 2019: Design Guide
What’s New in COBIT 2019: Design Guide

This new Design Guide fills an important need for COBIT users—how to put COBIT to practical use, offering prescriptive how-to information.

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Introducing COBIT 2019
Introducing COBIT 2019

Good governance is a vital element of strategy formulation and business transformation success, and COBIT 2019 can help chart that path forward.

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Current COBIT Users Gain Even More from COBIT 2019
Current COBIT Users Gain Even More from COBIT 2019

This revised governance framework contains everything you value about COBIT 5, plus exciting new features and focus areas.

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Right-Size Your Governance of Enterprise Information &Technology
Right-Size Your Governance of Enterprise Information & Technology

If you are new to COBIT, there has never been a better time to reevaluate your enterprise governance program.

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Get a great read and clearer understanding COBIT® 2019.

Optimize enterprise governance of information and technology (EGIT), and learn how to implement the framework for maximum enterprise value.

COBIT 2019 Framework: Introduction and Methodology

The heart of the COBIT framework incorporates an expanded definition of governance and updates COBIT principles while laying out the structure of the overall framework.

  • New concepts are introduced and terminology is explained—the COBIT Core Model and its 40 management objectives provide the platform for establishing your governance program
  • The performance management system is updated and allows the flexibility to use maturity measurements as well as capability measurements
  • Introductions to design factors and focus areas offer additional practical guidance on flexible adoption of COBIT 2019, whether for specific projects or full implementation.

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COBIT 2019 Framework: Governance and Management Objectives

This publication contains a detailed description of the COBIT Core Model and its 40 governance/management objectives. Each governance/management objective and its purpose are defined and then matched up with the related process, Alignment Goals and Enterprise Goals.

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COBIT 2019 Design Guide: Designing an Information and Technology Governance Solution

This new publication fills an important need for COBIT users—how to put COBIT to practical use. It offers prescriptive how-to information for the user, such as:

  • Tailoring a governance system to the enterprise’s unique circumstances and context
  • Defining and listing various design factors and how they relate to the new COBIT 2019 concepts
  • Describing the potential impact these design factors have on implementation of a governance system, and
  • Recommending workflows for creating the right-sized design for your governance system

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COBIT 2019 Implementation Guide: Implementing and Optimizing an Information and Technology Governance Solution

This guide is an updated version of the previous COBIT 5 Implementation Guide, taking a similar approach to implementation. However, the new terminology and concepts of COBIT 2019, including the design factors, are built into this guidance. When combined with the COBIT 2019 Design Guide, COBIT implementation has never been more practical and custom-tailored to specific governance needs.

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Implementing the NIST Cybersecurity Framework Using COBIT 2019


Additional Guidance

Many enterprises lack an approach that integrates cybersecurity standards and enterprise governance of I&T (EGIT) to establish systematic—yet flexible and achievable—governance and management objectives, processes and capability levels to make measured improvements toward cybersecurity goals This publication describes proven practices to anticipate, understand and optimize I&T risk by implementing the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity version 1.1 using COBIT 2019. Features of this publication include:

  • NIST CSF Implementation
  • Correlating CSF guidance with measurable governance and management practices
  • Mapping of CSF steps and activities to COBIT 2019
  • Appendices for quick reference and further considerations

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Other COBIT Publications

Gain additional insight and guidance on leveraging the COBIT framework to create and maintain the most effective governance of enterprise technology and information.

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