First, read the following articles to give you examples of information technology (IT) issues in today’s business environment.
Establishing IT Governance (Nathan, B., S. Hare, and P. Raju. 2018. Establishing IT Governance, Strategic Finance, February: 62-63)
Facebook ( Horwitz, J. and R. McMillan. 2019. Facebook Stored Uses Improperly. The Wall Street Journal, March 22: A1, A8)
Second, review the following files on COBIT 2019 and related components of ITYou are a consultant hired by the purchaser to review aspects of information technology (IT) governance of the company being purchased. You have been asked to explain to the executive team certain issues surrounding the IT governance and environment of the purchased company.
In a memo to the executive team, evaluate three components of the COBIT 2019 Governance model that you believe can be improved upon at the company being purchased and use specific details/examples from the case to support your points. Then, list three weaknesses in the IT control system of this company and explain why these represent weaknesses. (Make sure to identify IT control weaknesses and not just internal control weaknesses.)