Author: Dan Lohrmann

Dan Lohrmann is an internationally recognized cybersecurity leader, technologist and author. Lohrmann joined Security Mentor, Inc. in August, 2014, and he currently serves as the Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Chief Strategist for this award-winning security awareness training company. He is leading the development and implementation of Security Mentor’s industry-leading cyber training, consulting and workshops for end users, managers and executives in the public and private sectors. You can follow Lohrmann on Twitter at @govcso You can follow Security Mentor on Twitter at @SecurityMentor

Will you buy another desktop computer or laptop? Or, can your smartphone meet your technology needs? Should your business continue buying PCs? The IT infrastructure industry is divided, but the answer affects more than you think. Here’s why…. As Intel’s announcement of 12,000 layoffs by mid-2017 starts to sink in, many analysts are pointing to the news as more evidence that the PC is dead—or on life-support. Global experts are now predicting that smartphones and tablets will increasingly replace desktop and laptop PCs. And this trend is not new. Back in February 2015, Wired magazine proclaimed that in less than…

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You’ve probably heard about the serious security problems flowing from email phishing scams. As we find ourselves embedded in the Christmas season, security teams around the globe are now on high alert regarding phishing attempts within their organizations and targeted spear-phishing attacks directed against key staff. What has become clear is that the bad guys #1 method to gain unauthorized access into sensitive data is to steal your logon password(s) or other authorization credentials. Put simply, they want your system access. So why is phishing the top hacker technique used? Phishing is usually the path of least resistance for the…

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