CyanogenMod development team seemed to be working on a new integrated system for handling "locked" apps, applications that can't be accessed without using a pattern or a password or other validation mechanism- this came from the official CyanogenMod Google+ account post.
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Check out the animation posted to Google+ by Cyanogen Inc. employee Adnan Begovic. Here's the link to the full animation is hosted on Streamable.
Currently, there's no word on when this feature will make its way on CyanogenMod. The official CyanogenMod account shared the post on Google+, this indicates that something is coming sooner rather than later.