security leadership


March 4th, 2019 Chad Boeckmann Defining Cyber Security Performance Management Cyber security performance management is the process of understanding your security program’s maturity mapped to top-level risks and the associated level of investments (people hours and capital) required to improve cyber security posture to adequate levels (goals) of the organization. […]

What is Cyber Security Performance Management?


January 23rd, 2019 Today Secure Digital Solutions is proud to announce the release of TrustMAPP v3.65. This version includes features and various bug fixes that improve the use and security of TrustMAPP for our users and customers. Board of Director report now includes point-in-time views Home page options to view […]

TrustMAPP v3.65 Release Notes






August 31st, 2017 Ed Snodgrass, CISO, Secure Digital Solutions Here at Secure Digital Solutions (SDS), we get the opportunity to work with many types of customers and many types of security vendors. Each customer has a different understanding of the value of cybersecurity maturity and each vendor uses the term […]

What a word means depends on where you are



August 14, 2017 Ed Snodgrass, CISO, Secure Digital Solutions Frameworks are important. They lay the foundation for what will eventually be built. Whether building a structure, a vehicle, a medical device or a security program, the need to begin construction using an established set of requirements is critical. It allows […]

The Real Difference Between Frameworks and Compliance






May 12th, 2017 Ed Snodgrass, CISO, Secure Digital Solutions Maturity is an interesting word. We’ve heard it throughout our lives and it’s had different meanings in different contexts.  As a kid, we heard it from our parents regarding “growing up” and “being more mature”.  We may not have understood it […]

Why do you measure cybersecurity maturity?