Security Leaders Journal




Release Notes   What’s New at TrustMAPP July 17th, 2018 The purpose of this release is to provide security leaders views of their key assessments, investment needs, reporting and ongoing improvement activities, we have updated the home page for the company administrator to include key metrics and overviews of this […]

TrustMAPP v3.3 Release Notes



June 13th, 2018 Mike Edlund, VP Product Management As part of the normal process of staying current with new frameworks and regulations our team at TrustMAPP analyzed the new NIST CSF 1.1 framework upon it’s release on April 18th, 2018 and have made available to customers the latest version of […]

Changes Between NIST CSF 1.0 to NIST CSF 1.1


Esteemed Leader in Information Security to Guide Company in Maximizing Potential Minneapolis, MN – April 30th, 2018– Secure Digital Solutions, LLC, an innovative cyber security and cyber risk management consulting firm today announced the first member of the TrustMAPP® Advisory Board. Steve Katz, the world’s first CISO at Citigroup who […]

TrustMAPP® Launches Advisory Board with Steve Katz




February 27th, 2018 Ed Snodgrass, CISO, Secure Digital Solutions Artificial Intelligence and machine learning are exciting capabilities that will undoubtedly impact the cybersecurity industry. The potential benefits are staggering. Intelligent machines could implement algorithms to identify cyber threats in real-time and provide an instantaneous response. So-called Software Designed Secure Networks […]

Artificial Intelligence: Are Your Processes Ready to Support A.I.?






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




June 22nd, 2017  Secure Digital Solutions releases TrustMAPP® version 2.2  to align risk with process maturity. For the first time security and business leaders can gain a comparative view of security maturity associated with identified risks. NEW FEATURES Risk Register, Management and Program Management Overlay Options TrustMAPP® now integrates risk, best practice […]

TrustMAPP® v2.2 Release Aligns Risk with Maturity








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?