CISSP Question of the Day – 8-2-2016

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Today’s CISSP question topic: COSO

COSO was originally created in 1985 and is supported by five (5) private sector organizations. What was the primary reason for COSO’s formation?

  1. To provide organizations with a framework for implementing secure information systems.
  2. To define a set of techniques that allow organizations to self-regulate, independent of governmental controls.
  3. Assisting with corporate alignment of Information Technology (IT) with business objectives.
  4. To provide thought leadership on management techniques for enterprise executives.
  5. To define risk management processes for publicly traded companies.
  6. Addressing issues that lead to and allow for fraudulent financial reporting.


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