Articles by Daniel Lohrmann

Dan Lohrmann is an internationally recognized Internet and computer security expert. Currently, Mr. Lohrmann works as the CSO for the state of Michigan. For seven years he served as the Chief Information Security Officer for the Michigan government. He started his career in the National Security Agency, and later worked in England for seven years with Lockheed Martin followed by Mantech International. Dan 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. He is the author of Virtual Integrity: Faithfully Navigating the Brave New Web.

Bring Your Own Device: BYOD For You Offers Answers to Employees

A radical change is sweeping across American workplaces: mobile technology is redefining the boundaries between work life, home life and play. The “digital generation” is demanding more freedom and flexibility…

Mentoring Millennials With Timeless Truths

How do we help mentor the next generation of Christians as they move into the workplace and start on their life journey? Have expectations changed over the past few decades?…

Scary trends in social media extend beyond teens

A recent USA Today headline points to a scary trend: Cyberbullying extends to workplace, bedroom. Here’s how the article begins: Cyberbullying is no longer restricted to children. Adults routinely use…

Lead Us Not Into Temptation: James 1:12-17

In mid-January, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend a father-son retreat at Camp Barakel in northern Michigan with my 10-year-old son Paul. The beautiful countryside, snow, outdoor activities, great…

Throwing Stones: A Christian Response to Public Scandals

Believe it or not, there are still a few statements that Jesus made which are very popular in American culture in the 21st century. One example comes from the end of…

“Is this true?” Deciphering Internet Scams from Worthy Causes Online

Have you recently seen messages like this online? “Click here to give to Tropical Storm Sandy victims.” “Help the less fortunate during this holiday season. Give to ‘insert name here’…

What Do the Record iPhone 5 Sales Say About America in 2012?

As the record breaking sales numbers keep rolling in for the iPhone 5, I’m scratching my head trying to figure out if there is a larger message to America’s unprecedented…

Redefining Sin Again for the Digital Age

The word “sin” is making a comeback in mainstream America, but you may be confused by the new meaning. More than that, I’m concerned by this trend. Allow me to…

Turning Off Technology: When Is Using Your iPad or Smartphone Unwise?

Almost everyone recognizes the need to balance online and offline life and use technology with a measure of discretion. But implementing this pragmatic goal is easier said than done. As…