About bkrenek

Website: http://www.experian.com/databreach

Profile: As a Senior Director with Experian Data Breach Resolution, Bob Krenek is responsible for managing multiple national accounts including several within the financial and healthcare sectors. Bob has a depth of experience in data breach resolution and has managed many of the largest data breach incidents in the country including incidents in the government, healthcare and financial sectors. Bob has held numerous management positions in the banking industry and is currently the dedicated data breach resolution account manager for one of the nation’s largest healthcare plans. Prior to joining Experian, he served as vice president of sales and regional vice president for Clarke American where he managed the national sales force for the credit union division and regional sales force for the banking division. He was also an officer of the company. Bob received a bachelor’s administration degree in business from the University of Kentucky and has had continuing executive management training from J.L. Kellogg School of Management, Wharton School and Darden Graduate School of Business. He can be contacted at 770.619.1778 or bob.krenek@experian.com

Posts by bkrenek

Students and cyber defense

Posted on Feb 07 2012 by

This vulnerability, combined with the fact that stealing personal information from minors can go undetected for years, is just part of the reason why minors are 51 times more likely to suffer from identity theft than adults.


‘Tis the season for data privacy

Posted on Jan 24 2012 by

As our world becomes ever smaller and more networked, Data Privacy Day provides information to consumers about the ways in which personal information is collected, stored, used and shared. The international privacy promotion also helps businesses understand the laws and regulations to which they’re subjected and offers guidance about how to best shield themselves from risks.


Quick glance: data breach litigation & legislation in 2012

Posted on Jan 10 2012 by

With the recent spate of data breaches and accompanying class action lawsuits, businesses have constant reminders that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. The best way to protect your business against the high costs of data breaches is to ensure your security practices and fraud resolution plans are strongly built to ward off malicious attacks and the complications that follow.


Holiday travel without data leaks

Posted on Dec 13 2011 by

The average value of a lost laptop is $49,246, a number based on several factors: replacement cost, detection, forensics, data breach, lost intellectual property costs, lost productivity and legal, consulting and regulatory expenses.


Data breaches make the hospitality industry less hospitable

Posted on Nov 16 2011 by

According to a new report by British insurance firm Willis Group Holdings, insurance claims for data theft worldwide jumped 56% last year, with the largest share of those attacks – 38% – targeting hotels, reports and tour companies.
Why are hackers increasingly making themselves at home in the hospitality sector?


Your biggest data breach risk may be on your payroll

Posted on Oct 25 2011 by

Data breaches may conjure images of malicious hackers and global cyber gangs, but often the worst breaches come at the hands of a company’s own employees.


Cyberdefense without coffee breaks

Posted on Oct 11 2011 by

Strong cyberdefense means strong planning to mitigate the risks of a breach and strong support to help your organization fight against hackers. The solution, experts say, is to shift from the goal of perfect security to active monitoring.


Over-reporting vs. under-reporting data breaches

Posted on Sep 20 2011 by

The onslaught of significant data breaches in the past year has once again spurred legislators to push for national data breach notification legislation.


Do your passwords pass the hack test?

Posted on Aug 23 2011 by

The steady drumbeat of recent data breaches has called significant attention to the security vulnerabilities of even the world’s biggest corporate brands and defense organizations. These incidents have spotlighted the need for improved breach prevention measures.


Child identity theft: A new frontier for fraudsters

Posted on Aug 09 2011 by

A recent Federal Trade Commission discussion, “Stolen Futures: A Forum on Child Identity Theft,” presented a valuable opportunity to galvanize industry experts and public leaders around this increasing privacy threat.