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Time
3 hours 43 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate
CEU/CPE
4
Video Transcription
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in this video, we're going to talk about the focus areas of co bit.
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We're going to cover what is a focus area and examples of focus areas.
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Another basic Kobe concept is toe have focus areas.
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Focus areas can be a topic, domain or issue that can be mitigated by a governance and management objective.
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This is important to note in the corporate framework, because you should pinpoint areas within your enterprise that should be focused on and addressed through an I T governance framework.
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This also requires some degree of prioritization.
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You cannot reasonably expect to have every single area.
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I'll be the same priority.
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Think about which domain topics or issues require the most attention.
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Can you retain the most business value? What can you retain the most business value from
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what needs the most securing to remain compliant with laws and regulations.
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What issue keeps occurring within your I T infrastructure that dreams time and resource is
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define what your focus areas are. Look at topics, domains and issues that can be addressed by an I T governance program and include them in your strategic options or E d m domain. Then a line planned and organized Your I T resource is to fulfill those strategic requirements
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afterwards, build, acquire or implement the necessary components, and then deliver service and support thes i t services.
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Finally, you should continually monitor, evaluate and assess thes I t re sources and services to ensure that there, in fact, accomplishing what the governance and management objectives set out to dio.
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Let's talk about some examples of focus areas.
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Some focus areas that can apply to many different organizations regardless of size or industry include cybersecurity, cloud computing, privacy obligations and digital transformations.
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Cybersecurity is an essential focus area that organizations need to address.
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It is a topic and issue that is often overlooked and causes detrimental damages. Thio businesses
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that results in tangible and intangible losses.
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Thus the focus area could be cybersecurity, and this condemn it will be addressed by a governance
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program. That or Kobe I t. Governance framework.
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Cloud computing is another focus area that Colbert can address.
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How enterprises manage cloud computing varies, given that there are different architectures in which to implement
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cope it. Governance and management objectives also cover cloud computing
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governing cloud providers that manager internal information is vital and should not be overlooked.
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Vendors and external stakeholders should be included in your governance and management approach,
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so this goes without saying. But privacy obligations, both legal and voluntary, are addressed by Kobets governance and management objectives.
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We've gone over how cope it is aligned with major standards, laws and regulations.
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And this is done to align itself to meet with current privacy obligations that are both legally imposed and voluntary to retain tangible and intangible benefits.
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Another focus area is digital transformations.
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Is an enterprise looking to switch over to a more automated and consistent approach and getting rid of outdated and obsolete technology
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cope? It has a way in which to focus on this through governance and management. Objectives
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essentially focus areas within the co bit framework are a governance topic, domain or issue that is addressed by objectives and their subsequent components.
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Thes focus areas are relevant and pertinent to many, many different organizations,
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and using cope, it can help you to realize those areas you may have overlooked when designing and implementing an I T governance program.
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So what do you think? Your biggest focus area for your organization in relation? Thio Implementing an I T governance program would be
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take a moment to think about that.
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So in this video we talked about the definition of a focus area and examples of focus areas.
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