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Dan Lohrmann


Grand Ledge, MI, United States

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Past articles by Dan:

3 Reasons Whole-of-State Cybersecurity Makes Sense Now

With local governments needing cybersecurity support more than ever and federal grant money allocated for security efforts, more states need to take a regional approach to protecting jurisdictions of all sizes. → Read More

Why We Should Make Time to Brainstorm New, Innovative Ideas

How can we better plan, strategize and come up with new innovative ideas in our post-COVID world? → Read More

Book Review: 'If It’s Smart, It’s Vulnerable'

This review covers Mikko Hypponen’s latest book, If It’s Smart, It’s Vulnerable. This is an excellent book that is highly recommended. → Read More

Quiet Quitting or Improved Employee Engagement — Pick One

As we emerge from the most life-changing pandemic in a century, discouraging workplace trends, like "quiet quitting," are commonplace. So what works to improve morale and productivity? → Read More

NATO Countries Hit With Unprecedented Cyber Attacks

Montenegro, Estonia and new NATO applicant Finland are just three of the countries being hit hard by sophisticated cyber attacks. What’s happening and who’s next? → Read More

New Business Email Compromise Schemes Add Vendor Deception

Like other forms of cyber crime, business email compromise is growing and evolving. Here’s what you need to know. → Read More

College Closing Another Sad Milestone for Ransomware Impact

Lincoln College in Illinois announced they were closing their doors as a result of COVID-19 and cyber attack disruptions. Who’s next? → Read More

We Know the Threats, So Why Aren't We Getting Better at Cyber?

Government agencies have heard about the best practices, read the recommended frameworks and implemented some solid cybersecurity strategies, yet attacks continue to rise. Here's how to keep improving. → Read More

Why Your Agency Needs a New Cybersecurity Plan — Now

Particularly in light of the new federal cybersecurity grant program, governments need to establish updated cyber response plans that go beyond short-term solutions and set agencies up to tackle future risks. → Read More

2021 Cyber Review: The Year Ransomware Disrupted Infrastructure

2021 will be remembered as the most disruptive year so far when it came to cyber attacks, with ransomware impacting businesses and governments — including critical infrastructure — as never before. → Read More

Cybersecurity Team Lessons from Football Game Defeats

Underestimating, or not properly preparing for, adversaries can lead to big trouble — in both football and cybersecurity. So what can cyber teams learn from “The Game”? → Read More

3 Strategies to Rethink Hiring Cybersecurity Talent

Despite the ever-growing need to secure the public sector, hiring and retaining cyber professionals in state and local government has never been harder. Here are three tactics that may help. → Read More

Email Security, Working from Home and World Password Day

What is the future of passwords? More urgently, how are you doing with using (or reusing) passwords now? Here are some helpful tips ahead of World Password Day on May 6. → Read More

Post-Pandemic Tech Job Market: The Good, Bad and Ugly

As we emerge from the worst pandemic in a century, many public- and private-sector employees and employers are reassessing their options within technology and cybersecurity roles. → Read More

Three Years In: An Update on the Georgia Cyber Center

Georgia CTO Steve Nichols and CISO David Allen discuss what’s new and what’s coming soon at the Georgia Cyber Center, a global resource for cybersecurity training, leadership and more. → Read More

Should Technology Product Training Be Free?

What are the pros and cons of free technology and cybersecurity product training? How far should vendors go to make sure your staff become experts? → Read More

Reducing Cybersecurity Risk With Minimal Resources

In this exclusive interview, Mike Davis, CISO for alliantgroup, offers practical ways to assess, mitigate and manage cybersecurity risks in your organization — even on a tight budget. → Read More

Why Do Chief Security Officers Leave Jobs So Often?

In both public and private organizations, chief information security officers have shorter tenures than CIOs. Why do cybersecurity heads so quickly leave jobs — or get forced out? → Read More

Innovation, Agility and Securing the Mobile World in 2021

Eric S. Green is an industry thought leader who serves as the head of mobile security for HSBC Bank. In this interview, Eric shares insights from his cybersecurity career. → Read More

Combatting the Growing Cyberthreat of QR Code Abuse

The use of QR codes is growing as a convenient input mechanism to make mobile transactions more efficient. But Qshing, or QR code abuse, is also a growing cyberthreat. → Read More