Articles by Security Mentor and media mentions.

In the News
9/1/2017
Fraudsters are targeting the victims of Harvey earnestly with a wide variety of scams.
In the News
8/30/2017
Emotions are running high and many employees want to help those who are suffering. But if they cannot recognize a phishing email, the risk is that your company will become a victim of a cyberattack.
In the News
8/30/2017
Hurricane Harvey's destruction has attracted online scammers looking to prey on people who want to make kindhearted donations.
In the News
8/29/2017
As the United States reels from the effects of Hurricane Harvey—a devastation that as of this writing is far from being over—cyber-criminals are bringing a flood of their own, in the form of phishing and scam attempts.
In the News
8/29/2017
Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the storm, which has devastated Southeast Texas.
In the News
8/28/2017
“As reported during previous natural disasters and global events, phishing is typically the path of least resistance for bad guys to get the sensitive data they want without being detected," says Dan Lohrmann, Chief Security Officer at Security Mentor.
In the News
8/28/2017
“As the tragic events unfold in Southeast Texas, the dark side of the Internet is already coming to life with a wide variety of online scams to trick global web surfers,” Dan Lohrmann, chief security officer at Security Mentor, said.
In the News
8/18/2017
A shortage of skilled workers threatens to undermine cybersecurity in an increasingly connected society.
In the News
8/12/2017
A 2017 State of Cybersecurity Metrics Annual Report was recently released by Thycotic, and this new survey provides excellent insights into a disturbing lack of cybersecurity metrics worldwide. Most organizations are failing at cybersecurity metrics, planning and performance. Here are the report details — and what you can do to succeed by improving metrics and your overall cyberdefense results.
In the News
8/9/2017
In reality, many hackers work for publicly traded companies as C-level executives or as startup founders, are very social, are not all Millennials and many speak several languages.
In the News
8/8/2017
A vending machine company in Wisconsin shocked the world when it said on Aug. 1 it will embed an RFID chip in the hands of employees who volunteer to pay for snacks, log into the building and other ID tag type digital information. Dan Lohrmann, Chief Strategist & Chief Security Officer at Security Mentor in Grand Ledge, wrote about this dramatic event.
In the News
8/4/2017
For three years, a team of highly trained volunteers from the public and private sector has been standing by in Michigan, ready to spring into action and provide technical assistance if the state gets hit by a massive cyberattack.