About mbruemmer

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Profile: Michael Bruemmer is Vice President with the Experian Data Breach Resolution group. A veteran with more than 25 years in the industry, Bruemmer brings a wealth of knowledge related to sales and operations. Most recently, Bruemmer served as the Business Development Director of Consumer Products at ID Analytics where he was responsible for the development and execution of all selling strategies.Prior to his work in the identity theft and fraud resolution space, Bruemmer was Vice President and General Manager at Lenovo’s Small and Medium Business Group for the Americas. While at Lenovo, he ran their channel network and call center operations in the US, Latin America and Canada.Currently, he is on the Girl Scout’s Development Board and formerly served on the Board of Trustees for the Trinity Episcopal School in Austin, Texas.Bruemmer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Labor Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.He can be contacted at 949.567.6504 or Michael.Bruemmer@Experian.com.


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Data breach preparedness study: Good news, bad news and an empowering conclusion

Posted on Sep 30 2014 by

Our second annual data breach preparedness study, Is Your Company Ready for a Big Breach?, conducted by the Ponemon Institute, reveals good news and bad news for businesses concerned with data security—and that should be all business. First, the good news: more companies are acting to address data breach risks. The majority (73%) of organizations now […]

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Make Sure You Are Really Protected After a Data Breach

Posted on Sep 09 2014 by

I can’t remember more high profile breaches occurring in such close succession, as has been the case over the last year.  These “mega” breaches have spurred an enormous amount of attention on the topic and, while more education and dialogue around breaches and identity theft is beneficial, it also produces a proliferation of misinformation. For […]

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Stories from the Trenches: Data Breach Resolution

Posted on Jul 29 2014 by

Recently, I was able to share some data breach resolution insights on Experian’s Credit & Finance Talk on iHeart radio. During our chat, I gave some detail about the trends we’re currently tracking in the world of data breaches, and how this is affecting businesses and consumers: Businesses must develop a pre-breach plan, as breaches […]

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Best Practices for Companies Recovering from a Data Breach

Posted on Jul 21 2014 by

You already know a data breach is bad news for everyone, consumers and the breached business alike. But you might be shocked to learn just how severe the reputational impact can be for businesses. In the latest Ponemon Institute survey, “The Aftermath of a Mega Data Breach: Consumer Sentiment,” conducted on behalf of Experian Data […]

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Views on Consumer Reactions

to Data Breaches

Posted on Jun 09 2014 by

Q&A with Experian® Data Breach Resolution Vice President, Michael Bruemmer. The Ponemon Institute recently released a survey report—‘‘The Aftermath of a Mega Data Breach: Consumer Sentiment’’—sponsored by Experian Data Breach Resolution. Bloomberg BNA Privacy & Security Law Report Senior Legal Editor Donald G. Aplin posed a series of questions on the findings in the Ponemon […]

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Data Breach News for the First Quarter of 2014

Posted on Apr 08 2014 by

With the first quarter of 2014 drawing to a close, now is a good time to review data breach news from the past four months and consider what that information may indicate about the state of cyber security in American businesses. As of March 21, 2014, 191 data breaches had been reported, according to the […]

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Infographic: Security Concerns Cause Pain for Consumers using eHealth Resources

Posted on Mar 06 2014 by

This latest study from the Ponemon Institute examines consumer’s sentiment towards security of eHealth Resources. The study finds that attitudes and behaviors towards online activities change, based on consumer’s perceptions and privacy security concerns. Download the study here »

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Thinking Globally at IAPP March 5-7: The International Data Breach Response

Posted on Feb 25 2014 by

When a data breach occurs, will you turn to your carefully crafted data breach response plan … and find it lacking? If your business operates globally, but you were only thinking domestically when you created your response plan, you may find that plan is insufficient for your needs when a cross-border data breach occurs. When […]

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Defending Your Data: National Data Privacy Day Raises Awareness of Cyber Safety

Posted on Jan 28 2014 by

Ornaments are packed away, trees have been left at the curb, and we’re all trying to work off those rich holiday foods we indulged in last month. But wait! We have one more special day to celebrate, and partaking in it won’t cost you a cent or add inches to your waistline. Today, January 28, […]

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How Mobile Devices Can Imperil Your Organization’s Cyber Security

Posted on Jan 21 2014 by

How Mobile Devices Can Imperil Your Organization’s Cyber Security An employee who never uses a mobile device – personal or company-supplied – for business purposes is becoming a rare creature, indeed. Use of mobile devices is prevalent across virtually every industry, and the convenience and flexibility these devices offer professionals can be great for business. […]

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