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About Dan Lohrmann

Dan Lohrmann is the Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Chief Strategist for Security Mentor. He is an author, blogger, and global keynote speaker on security and technology topics. While serving in Michigan government, he was named SC Magazine CSO of the Year, Governing Magazine Public Official of the Year, and Computerworld Magazine Premier 100 IT Leader. He can be reached on Twitter @govcso

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – Internet Coverage Of Terror Attacks

ROYAL OAK - Cybersecurity expert Dan Lohrmann discusses physical attacks, including Manchester, England, where 22 people were killed by a terror attack. From the good to the bad to the ugly, stories poured in regarding developments. To read Lohrmann’s column on this subject, click on https://dev.mitechnews.com/guest-columns/manchester-bombing-good-bad-ugly-online/ To listen to Lohrmann’s analysis, click on https://soundcloud.com/podcastdetroit/m2-techcast-episode-84-dan-lohrmann

By |2017-06-13T18:07:21-04:00June 13th, 2017|Cyber Defense, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

After Manchester Bombing: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Online

LANSING - From England to California to Russia, the world was shocked by the horrific bombing that killed 22 and wounded 116 on May 22 in Manchester, United Kingdom. After the terrorist incident occurred outside the Manchester Arena, the terror threat level was raised to the highest possible. The U.K. military was on the streets

By |2017-06-02T13:22:30-04:00June 2nd, 2017|Guest Columns|

DOE Report: Power Outage By Cyberattack Threat To Critical Defense Infrastructure

ROYAL OAK - The U.S. Department of Energy released an alarming report in January 2017, saying that the U.S. electric grid is in imminent danger from a cyberattack. So where have we been, where are we now, and where are we going regarding smart grid security? Cybersecurity expert Dan Lohrmann discusses the report on this

By |2017-03-27T20:04:55-04:00March 27th, 2017|Cyber Defense, Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Smart Grid Security: Is Trouble Coming?

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. Department of Energy released an alarming report in January 2017, saying that the U.S. electric grid is in imminent danger from a cyberattack. So where have we been, where are we now, and where are we going regarding smart grid security? In the department’s landmark Quadrennial Energy Review, it warned that

By |2017-03-20T11:06:49-04:00March 20th, 2017|Cyber Defense, Guest Columns|

How Do You Determine If A News Site Is Fake?

ROYAL OAK - Cybersecurity expert Dan Lohrmann from Security Mentor talks about a column he wrote on fake news and fake apps, a huge issue that made big headlines during the 2016 Presidential election. Facebook and other social media sites are now flagging fake news sites to make sure you don’t click on them, many

By |2017-02-28T21:42:47-04:00February 28th, 2017|Cyber Defense, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

How Secure Is The U.S. Smart Grid?

GRAND LEDGE - Over the past several months, alarm bells have been going off regarding potential attacks against the U.S. electrical grid. Consider these recent media headlines: The Wall Street Journal: Cyberattacks Raise Alarm for U.S. Power Grid — Excerpt: “Cyberattacks that have knocked out electric utilities in Ukraine, including one suspected hack earlier this

By |2017-02-28T16:11:16-04:00February 28th, 2017|Cyber Defense, Guest Columns|

Trust And Risks Both Growing in Government Clouds

GRAND LEDGE - As the 2017 RSA Security Conference kicked off in San Francisco, Intel Security released the results of its second annual survey on cloud security practices. The report outlines the current state of cloud adoption, the primary concerns with private and public cloud services, security implications, and the evolving impact of shadow IT

By |2017-02-23T20:13:25-04:00February 23rd, 2017|Cyber Defense|

What to Do About Fake News and Fake Apps?

LANSING - Fake news is now headline news. Add in fake apps and fake websites, and many organizations have a huge credibility problem. Let’s explore what you can do for real. Hoaxes have been around forever. From online pictures of seven-headed snakes to Russian President Putin riding a bear, most people know better and move on

By |2017-02-13T14:26:34-04:00February 13th, 2017|Featured, Guest Columns|

Cybersecurity Expert Lohrmann: What Will Be Trump’s Cybersecurity Strategy?

ROYAL OAK - What will be President Trump’s cybersecurity strategy? Cybersecurity expert Dan Lohrmann with Security Mentor offers his thoughts in this M2 TechCast podcast. Even though Lohrmann notes the new cybersecurity strategist Rudy Giuliani has very limited cybersecurity background, he is encouraged that Giuliani will manage the nation’s cybersecurity strategy well. Lohrmann likes the

By |2017-02-01T14:13:17-04:00February 1st, 2017|Cyber Defense, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|