Mark Lanterman

Mark Lanterman

Chief Technology Officer, Computer Forensic Services

Contact Info

Computer Forensic Services
Pence Building
800 Hennepin Ave., 5th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: (952) 924–9920 office


Mark Lanterman contributes to the Cyber and Privacy Risk and Insurance column for

He wrote the October 2015 issue of The Risk Report, “Plan To Protect Digital Assets,” and has spoken at several IRMI conferences, including the Construction Risk Conference, the CyberRisk Summit, and the Energy Risk and Insurance Conference.

Mr. Lanterman is the chief technology officer of Computer Forensic Services. Before entering the private sector, he was a member of the US Secret Service Electronic Crimes Taskforce. Mr. Lanterman has 28 years of security and forensic experience and has testified in over 2000 cases.

He is a member of the faculty for the Federal Judicial Center in Washington, DC, the National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada, the University of Minnesota, and the Mitchell Hamline Law School. Mr. Lanterman is also a professor in the cyber-security program at the St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Mr. Lanterman has provided training in digital evidence, computer forensics, and cyber security to the US Supreme Court. He has also presented to the 8th and 11th Circuit Federal Judicial Conferences, as well as numerous state and federal judicial conferences across the United States.

He completed his postgrad studies in cyber security at Harvard University and is certified as a Seized Computer Evidence Recovery Specialist (SCERS) by the Department of Homeland Security.

Currently, Mr. Lanterman is a member of the Minnesota Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board and serves as chairman of its Opinions Committee.

Expert Commentary

Date Article
Sep 2022 Apple Vulnerabilities and Staying Apprised of Current Cyber Threats
Jun 2022 Evolving Threats? Assess and Update Security Measures
Apr 2022 Cyber Security and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine
Jan 2022 Thoughts on the FBI Email Compromise—and Lessons Learned
Oct 2021 Ransomware, National Cyber Security, and the Private Sector
Jun 2021 Standardization Matters in Establishing a Strong Security Posture
Mar 2021 Third-Party Vendor Risk Management
Dec 2020 The Importance of (Remote) Security Culture in Mitigating Risks
Oct 2020 Security from Home: Continuing To Work and Learn Amid COVID-19
Jun 2020 Operational Risk Revisited in the Wake of COVID-19
Mar 2020 Cyber Threats and Accounting for Operational Risk
Jan 2020 Human Aspect of Incident Response Investigations
Sep 2019 The Impact of Digital Incompetency on Cyber-Security Initiatives
Jun 2019 Communication during Cyber Attacks and Data Breaches
Mar 2019 Cyber-Threat Awareness Requires Training and Vigilance
Jan 2019 Cyber Security and Resilience
Sep 2018 Leadership in Developing Cultures of Security
Jul 2018 Real-Life Consequences in a Digital World: The Role of Social Media
Mar 2018 Some Thoughts on the Dark Web—and How It Affects You
Sep 2017 Personal Information and Social Media: What Not To Post
Jul 2017 Managing Doxxing-Related Cyber Threats
Mar 2017 Understand the Layers of Cyber-Security and What Data Needs Protecting
Jan 2017 Learn about the Internet of Things: Connectivity, Data, and Privacy
Sep 2016 Assessing Risk and Cyber-Security
 2023 IRMI Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conference (AgriCon)

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