IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Sep 16 2011   9:24PM GMT

Common Risk Determinants for an IT Architecture – Part VII



Posted by: Robert Davis
Tags:
COBIT
Control Environment
IT Architecture
Project Management
Risk Management
Risk Mitigation
Risk Tolerance

As a logical assumption, IT project management is a primary governance point for the entity’s ITG program. Therefore, derivatively, management’s CE due diligence regarding IT project governance policies will significantly reduce systems and infrastructure life cycle risks.

At the entity-level, control consciousness is influenced significantly by oversight committee members. Therefore, the ideal collective characteristics of individuals participating in entity oversight should include: independence from management, experience and stature, demonstrated activities involvement and scrutiny, appropriate situational actions, sufficient knowledge management, effective management assessment techniques as well as interaction with internal and external audit.

View Part I of the Common Risk Determinants for an IT Architecture series here

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