IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance:

Integrity


July 13, 2012  11:50 PM

IT Hardware Redundancy Checks Using Parity Bits – Part II



Posted by: Robert Davis
Configuration Management, Hardware Controls, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Infrastructure Management, Integrity, Internet, IT Configuration, IT Hardware, IT Security, Risk Management

How electronically encoded bits become redundant Generation of extra bits for a redundancy check is derived from the relevant data and, therefore, bears a logical relationship to the data. This logical relationship is only a control association and has no modifying effect on...

July 10, 2012  11:51 PM

IT Hardware Redundancy Checks Using Parity Bits – Part I



Posted by: Robert Davis
Configuration Management, Hardware Controls, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Infrastructure Management, Integrity, Internet, IT Configuration, IT Hardware, IT Security, Risk Management

When properly deployed, parity bits can be utilized to detect communication errors between IT hardware items and enable corrective measures. Specifically, redundancy checks are a method of inspecting for errors in IT processing. The application of


June 12, 2012  9:46 PM

What Every IT Manager Should Know About Service Delivery and Support – Part XII



Posted by: Robert Davis
Audit, COBIT, Control Environment, Control Methods, Ethics, Human Resources, Infrastructure, Integrity, ISACA, ISO, IT Audit, ITSM, Organizational Structure, Service Delivery, Systems

Audit professionals have a significant role in supporting an adequate control environment when providing contributions to strategic, tactical, and operational value through governance improvement recommendations. Consistent with entity oversight responsibilities, board of directors should insist...


June 8, 2012  10:32 PM

What Every IT Manager Should Know About Service Delivery and Support – Part XI



Posted by: Robert Davis
COBIT, Control Environment, Control Methods, Ethics, Human Resources, Infrastructure, Integrity, ISACA, ISO, ITSM, Organizational Structure, Service Delivery, Systems

Foundationally, the IT control environment should assist in enabling the governing body, management and all other staff in providing reasonable assurance regarding achievement of the following general objectives:  Operational Efficiency  Operational Effectiveness  Operational...


June 5, 2012  9:55 PM

What Every IT Manager Should Know About Service Delivery and Support – Part X



Posted by: Robert Davis
COBIT, Control Environment, Control Methods, Ethics, Human Resources, Infrastructure, Integrity, ISACA, ISO, ITSM, Organizational Structure, Service Delivery, Systems

Management’s control methods over compliance with laws and regulations should ensure appropriate measures are deployed to ascertain whether entity personnel understand implemented governance practices, and governance processes are being...


June 1, 2012  9:54 PM

What Every IT Manager Should Know About Service Delivery and Support – Part IX



Posted by: Robert Davis
COBIT, Control Environment, Ethics, Human Resources, Infrastructure, Integrity, ISACA, ISO, ITSM, Organizational Structure, Service Delivery, Systems

Human resources policies are definite courses or methods of action selected by management from alternatives, considering the environment, that guide as well as determine present and future employment decisions. For example, training policies that communicate prospective roles and...


May 29, 2012  10:55 PM

What Every IT Manager Should Know About Service Delivery and Support – Part VIII



Posted by: Robert Davis
COBIT, Control Environment, Ethics, Infrastructure, Integrity, ISACA, ISO, ITSM, Organizational Structure, Service Delivery, Systems

Knowledge management activities and initiatives enable competence. Commitment to competence is required to ensure adequate leadership and workmanship when engaged in entity endeavors. Therefore, well qualified,...


May 25, 2012  9:20 PM

What Every IT Manager Should Know About Service Delivery and Support – Part VII



Posted by: Robert Davis
COBIT, Control Environment, Ethics, Infrastructure, Integrity, ISACA, ISO, ITSM, Organizational Structure, Service Delivery, Systems

Authority is the power or right to give commands, enforce obedience, take action, or make final decisions. How operating activities are assigned as well as how reporting relationships and authorization hierarchies are established reflect authority status. Managerial authority...


May 22, 2012  9:46 PM

What Every IT Manager Should Know About Service Delivery and Support – Part VI



Posted by: Robert Davis
COBIT, Control Environment, Ethics, Infrastructure, Integrity, ISACA, ISO, ITSM, Organizational Structure, Service Delivery, Systems

An entity’s organizational structure provides the framework within which its activities for achieving entity-wide objectives are planned, executed, controlled, and reviewed. An entity should develop an


May 18, 2012  11:06 PM

What Every IT Manager Should Know About Service Delivery and Support – Part V



Posted by: Robert Davis
COBIT, Control Environment, Ethics, Infrastructure, Integrity, ISACA, ISO, ITSM, Operating Style, Service Delivery, Systems

Management’s operating style is usually derived from devotion to tasks, symbolic behavior, and engrained cultural norms. Operating style will typically be reflected, directly or indirectly, in entity-centric imperatives presented in items such as the mission statement,...


Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: