Dan Lohrmann

About Me

Daniel J. Lohrmann, an internationally recognized cybersecurity leader, technologist, keynote speaker and author, is the Chief Strategist & Chief Security Officer at Security Mentor, Inc. He was recognized as the global CISO of the Year for security product and services companies by Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards in September 2017. He has advised senior leaders at the White House, National Governor’s Association (NGA), National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), federal, state and local government agencies, fortune 500 companies, small businesses and non-profit institutions. He led Michigan government’s cybersecurity and technology infrastructure teams from 2002 to 2014

The Top 18 Security Predictions for 2018

What will happen in cyberspace in 2018? How will technology impact the real world over the next year? Once again, the cybersecurity industry is full of security predictions, trend reports, cyber forecasts, IT security analysis and red-hot security examples to allow everyone to try to connect the dots to the future. Here’s your annual security industry prediction roundup from the top cybersecurity experts, magazines, companies, analysts and more.

Can We Take People Out of Internet of Things Security?

Better cybersecurity protections for IoT requires improvements in people, process and technology. So let’s not pit people issues against technology protections in a fight for dollars — nor pretend that a perfect black box is coming that will enable IoT nirvana while removing people and process from the security equation.

When Will Blockchain Technology Be a Game-Changer?

When will blockchain become a true game-changer? Despite the enormous amount of research into uses for blockchain technology and the large number of pilot projects using blockchain technology, many questions still remain. Experts are seeking to see that killer app that requires blockchain tech as the enabler. 2020 may very well be that game-changing year. If not, we will certainly see tremendous progress, and some organization will release a true game-changing app based on blockchain technology in the early '20s.

Cyber Minds: Expert Insights on Blockchain and Much More

The new book “Cyber Minds” offers insights on cybersecurity perspectives and recommendations across the cloud, data, AI, blockchain and IoT.   The interviews and insights offered in this book make it an excellent choice for technology, security and business leaders to learn the latest approaches and thinking on cybersecurity on a range of hot tech topics. The insights and interviews discussing topics like blockchain and cloud computing are very insightful and different. 

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