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Differences between COBIT and the ISO 27000 series

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In 480 words please, explain the most important differences between COBIT and the ISO 27000 series in relation to information security, and clearly identify and explain at least 3 important differences.

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The response addresses the query posted in 588 words with APA references

// Large organizations have to abide by various information security policies so as to protect valuable data. In this regard, organizations follow certain standards comprising of information security standards like ISO 27000 Series and information security governance standards like COBIT. These standards are discussed in the following section mainly covering the major differences between the two. //

Control Objectives for Information Technology (COBIT) framework got established by ISACA, and International Standard Organizations (ISO) 27000 Series was formed by International Standard Organization. One of the prime differences between these standards lies in their roles. COBIT is an IT governance standard that is required for the proper maintenance and management of resources, processes and responsibilities. Apart from this, it is also used for managing the risk and making proper coordination between IT strategy and the corporate goals. This task of alignment is accomplished by the help of COBIT-5. COBIT is an integrated framework with an enormous set of detailed control ...

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The expert explains the most important differences between COBIT and the ISO 27000 series in relation to information security. The top three important differences is determined. The response addresses the query posted in 588 words with APA references.

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