Chad Boeckmann has over 17 years of information security and regulatory compliance experience. He founded Secure Digital Solutions (SDS) in 2005 with a vision to provide clients vendor neutral information security services aligned with business goals and objectives. Chad has pioneered SDS’s Maturity Assessment, Profile, and Plan model, a methodology that unites IT leaders, executives, and boards around common cyber risk strategies. Chad took the next step to lead development of TrustMAPP, a groundbreaking SaaS that automates information security program performance management and security program roadmap building.
Chad remains actively involved as an expert witness in national data breach cases and managing the Secure Digital Solutions on a growth trajectory. Chad is CISSP(inactive), and CISA certified, is a previous Board Member of MN ISSA, and is a current member of ISACA. He speaks at national conferences on the improvement of security program management, including data loss, security metrics, infosec management, and building a case for information security to executives. Chad has been quoted in CSO Online, InformationWeek, SearchITChannel and Ezine articles as well as participated in global podcasts on the subject of security leadership and strategy.
Chad’s professional interests and focus include:
- Building a strong team of leaders to maintain integrity through the growth cycle of Secure Digital Solutions
- Provide thought leadership for the design of new methodologies to advance information security for clients
- Expand market presence of the Secure Digital Solutions brand and grow within existing verticals
- Continual education in the areas of leadership, entrepreneurship, risk management and decisive metrics
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