Critical Infrastructure Security , Governance & Risk Management

The New Road Map to Cybersecurity Maturity

Kelly Hood and Brian Fletcher on ISACA's CMMI Cybermaturity Platform
Brian Fletcher, cyber assessment practices adviser at ISACA; Kelly Hood, executive vice president and cybersecurity engineer at Optic Cyber Solutions

In the wake of the great digital transformation, cybersecurity is more important than ever - and so is cyber maturity. Kelly Hood of Optic Cyber Solutions and Brian Fletcher of ISACA talk about the pillars of cyber maturity and how to embrace them via the CMMI Cybermaturity Platform.

In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Fletcher and Hood discuss:

  • The pillars of cyber maturity;
  • Assessing - and advancing - one's place on the road map;
  • Solid benefits realized from the maturity journey.

For more information on ISACA’s cybersecurity solutions, please visit here.

Fletcher is a senior cybersecurity research adviser for ISACA's Content Development and Services Department and a subject matter expert for cybersecurity best practices, governance, controls and standards. He also supports the development and expansion of ISACA's CMMI Cybermaturity Platform. Fletcher is a U.S. Navy veteran with 25 years of experience in multidisciplinary security that includes system development, cyber operations, crisis response and cybersecurity training.

Hood assists organizations in implementing cybersecurity and privacy best practices, controls and standards to manage risks and meet compliance goals. She supports organizations across industries as a CMMC registered practitioner by developing and implementing cybersecurity strategies to help manage the risks to their business. As a member of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework team, she supported the evolution and outreach of the Cybersecurity Framework through the current version. She also has been supporting the development and expansion of ISACA's CMMI Cybermaturity Platform. The patent-pending approach she helped develop for ISACA translates cybersecurity risk to cyber maturity goals and identifies mitigation strategies to help organizations improve their cybersecurity capabilities.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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