In our modern, technology-centric world, information is everywhere and arguably, one of the most valuable assets in any Enterprise. But unlike other more tangible assets, like land and buildings, information is not as easily secured.

This paper considers the information challenge faced by many organizations today, striking a balance between securing its vast volumes of information, making it available to stakeholders, and complying with relevant regulations and legislation. In particular, the paper considers how COBIT 5 practices help organizations keep their information safe.