Articles by Security Mentor and media mentions.

In the News
11/30/2017
Employers have often struggled with balancing the use of social media by employees in the workplace, but banning social media platforms outright has tended to fail.
In the News
10/7/2017
At an event in San Francisco this week, Google announced a new camera you can “clip” onto anything, called Clips. Dan Lohrmann, Chief Strategist and Chief Security Officer at Security Mentor, questions how theses devices will be used.
In the News
9/27/2017
How can consumers be sure the hard-earned money they share with a good cause is actually working to support that cause? Just as importantly, how can they protect their financial and personal identifying information while completing transactions with organizations and websites they don’t normally visit?
In the News
9/20/2017
All data breaches are bad data breaches, but the Equifax data breach is particularly disastrous due to the volume and sensitivity of the data the attackers were able to access. When it comes to data breaches, the Equifax attackers hit the identity theft jackpot.
In the News
9/18/2017
As all eyes turned toward the Caribbean and Florida this week in essential preparation for Hurricane Irma, Equifax announced a different kind of unprecedented ‘incident’ that could significantly impact half of the U.S. population. Here’s what you need to know and how to respond to protect your identity and your family.
In the News
9/15/2017
Data breaches have become frequent and more impactful in the last couple of years, with the latest massive breach revealed by Equifax taking the cake. Equifax is one of three major credit reporting agencies, and this breach leaves pretty much everyone's financial data vulnerable to cyber criminals.
In the News
9/14/2017
Bluetooth is one of those technologies that gets ignored when discussing security risks. Hackers can gain control of various devices and through Bluetooth, gain access to sensitive data on the network or spread malware.
In the News
9/12/2017
As the new academic year starts, so starts the "Fresher" phishing scam. Second year students are also targeted, but the new first year university intake is the most vulnerable.
In the News
9/8/2017
As new details emerge, Equifax, the credit reporting giant, could be in for a long and drawn out aftermath after a massive data breach that affects almost half of all US citizens.
In the News
9/7/2017
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey's widespread devastation in late August, many people are pouring in their physical, emotional and financial support for the victims. Massive hurricanes like Harvey and Irma often attract cyber criminals, who view natural disasters as a way to make money.
In the News
9/7/2017
The breach of the records of 143 million consumers from Equifax will increase the opportunity for identity theft to occur since personal information was stolen. The crooks have credit card numbers for 209,000 consumers. Are you one of them? Here's what you need to know.
In the News
9/1/2017
Scammers are posing as fundraisers looking for kindhearted donations in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, officials have warned.