Dan Lohrmann

Dan Lohrmann

Center for Cybersecurity & Intelligence Studies Advisory Board Member

Dan Lohrmann
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Campus: Other Campus/Location
Building: Advisory Board Members are not routinely on campus
Dan Lohrmann


Dan Lohrmann is the chief security officer (CSO) and chief strategist for Security Mentor, Inc. Lohrmann 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. Learn more at:www.securitymentor.com.

He is an internationally recognized cybersecurity leader, technologist and author. During his distinguished career, Lorhmann has served global organizations in the public and private sectors in a variety of executive leadership capacities. He has received numerous national awards including: CSO of the Year, Public Official of the Year and Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader.

Lohrmann led Michigan government's cybersecurity and technology infrastructure teams from May, 2002 – August, 2014, including enterprise-wide chief security officer (CSO), chief technology officer (CTO) and chief information security officer (CISO) roles in Michigan.

Lohrmann has extensive experience advising 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 is a globally recognized conference speaker on many ICT and cybersecurity topics, with keynote presentations from Moscow to South Africa to San Francisco. Dan Lohrmann has more than 29 years of experience in the computer industry, beginning his career with the National Security Agency (NSA).

Lohrmann is also a writer, with regular columns, articles and blogs for many professional magazines, such as Government Technology Magazine, Public CIO Magazine, CSO Magazine, Computerworld Magazine and others. He has appeared on CSPAN, numerous national and regional radio programs, technology/security global webcasts and the evening news.

In addition, he serves on advisory boards for cybersecurity or Information Assurance (IA) programs at four universities. He is the author of two books - Virtual Integrity: Faithfully Navigating the Brave New Web and BYOD For You: The Guide to Bring Your Own Device to Work. Lohrmann holds a Master's degree in Computer Science (CS) from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and a Bachelor's degree in CS from Valparaiso University in Indiana.

Lorhmann's professional blogs and articles can be seen at the blog, Government and Technology, and CSOOnline.com