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May 2020 Session - Webinar

When: May 6, 2020, 1:00 - 2:30PM
Where:  Webinar
Registration: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/8615862656012/WN_epQRgnAETj2q6uPTd-WczQ
Cost:  Free
CPEs: Up to 1.5

Designing a Tailored Governance and Assurance System Using the COBIT Design Factors

Click here to see a video from Program Chair Ben Hunter and the speaker, Mark Thomas, introducing the event.


  • Recognize the key elements of the COBIT 2019 framework.
  • Use design factors to create a tailored governance system with an example case study.
  • Learn how to synchronize assurance activities with the tailored governance system.


Speaker:  Mark Thomas, Founder and President, Escoute Consulting

Mark Thomas

As a former Army officer with over 28 years of professional experience, Mark has a wide array of industry experience including government, health care, finance/banking, manufacturing, and technology services.  He has held roles spanning from CIO to IT consulting and is considered a thought leader in frameworks such as COBIT, NIST, ITIL and multiple ISO standards.  Mark routinely speaks at US and international conferences and earned the ISACA John Kuyers award twice for Best Speaker/Conference contributor of the year.  Mark also holds the CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) and CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) certifications.