Articles by Security Mentor and media mentions.

In the News
8/27/2019
Creating a culture of security, hiring more cybersecurity staff and offering better security training of employees were the top priorities for CISOs in a recent survey of priorities for the coming year. Together, these three items top-ranked programs for about 14% of CISOs.
In the News
8/26/2019
As the number of phishing attacks in healthcare increase, organizations search for effective means of safeguarding their data.
In the News
8/22/2019
Cyberattacks that recently crippled nearly two dozen Texas cities have put other local governments on guard, offering the latest evidence that hackers can halt routine operations by locking up computers and public records and demanding steep ransoms.
In the News
8/16/2019
The end goal of establishing a thorough program is not to meet compliance requirements. The main goal is to prevent loss of sensitive data and the pain and costs that follow a cybersecurity breach. Here are seven tips to help you put an effective cybersecurity program into place.
In the News
8/8/2019
Despite having existed for decades, security awareness training hasn't reached the level of effectiveness necessary to address today's cyber threats
In the News
7/26/2019
When it comes to employee awareness training, many organizations opt for phishing testing to gauge the state of their employee awareness. Others choose to phish and then teach via follow-up educational awareness content. Unfortunately, neither strategies are effective if your end goal is to change employee behavior towards phishing attacks.
In the News
7/12/2019
A new report identifies common areas where employees are likely to fall for phishing tricks. A large percentage of employees could not answer basic security questions, but repeated, ongoing security awareness training is effective in changing the staff behaviors and improving the overall security posture.
In the News
4/22/2019
ROYAL OAK – Brad Gramlin, Director of Sales and Strategic Enterprise for Comcast Business, will talk about why his company sponsored the VIP Reception at IoT Tech Connect April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. Rajiv Das, a principal at Plante Moran, will discuss his cybersecurity panel at IoT Tech Connect. As will Dan Lohrmann, with Security Mentor. Heather Gary at 123Net will talk about what’s new at the host of the Internet Exchange.
In the News
3/22/2019
Second-tier cities in the U.S. that can’t attract projects like the Amazon HQ2 are welcoming the testing of autonomous vehicles, smart city technology, and advanced surveillance techniques. What do they get in return?
In the News
2/7/2019
Build Out Your Team: Whether you are utilizing existing employees or hiring new team members, building your security team is an immediate priority for a new security leader, according to Dan Lohrmann, former CISO for the state of Michigan and current chief security officer and chief strategist at Security Mentor.