mbruemmer

Michael Bruemmer is vice president of Experian Data Breach Resolution. With more than 25 years' industry experience, he brings a wealth of knowledge related to sales and operations. Most recently, Bruemmer served as 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 of Small and Medium Business for the Americas with Lenovo. During his tenure, he ran channel network and call center operations in the US, Latin America and Canada. Currently, he is a development board member for the Girl Scouts of America, 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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Your Business May be Small but Your Cybersecurity Risk...

In my years working in the data breach resolution industry, I’ve heard my share of concerning misconceptions. One of the most cringe-worthy is the belief many small business owners have that because their business is small their risks of experiencing a cybersecurity breach are small as well. They think...

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International data breach law update: Preparing for GD...

In a little more than a year, the realm of consumer data protection will undergo a paradigm shift. When the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes full effect on May 25, 2018, every company that does business with citizens of EU member countries will be required to...

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A Look Ahead: POS Attacks and Skimming Continue to Thr...

While 2016 may have had fewer headline-grabbing retail breaches than we saw in 2015, the new year is shaping up to be one of particular risk for retailers. In our 2017 Data Breach Industry Forecast, Experian Data Breach Resolution predicts retailers will continue to come under point-of-sale attacks, despite...

Read More A Look Ahead: POS Attacks and Skimming Continue to Threaten Retailers in ‘17
Latest Developments in EMV Adoption and Anti-fraud Eff...

At a little more than a year old, the merchant EMV liability shift has had an impact, but probably not quite as much as many in the payments industry had hoped it would. Meanwhile, the process of migrating the nation’s payment systems to more secure EMV chip-and-PIN technology continues,...

Read More Latest Developments in EMV Adoption and Anti-fraud Efforts
Phishing For a Refund – What You Should Know to ...

In 2017, the deadline for filing both paper and electronic W-2s with the SSA is the same date they're due in employees' hands: Jan....

Read More Phishing For a Refund – What You Should Know to Block W-2 Wage Theft, Tax and Wage Fraud
Closing Loopholes: Promoting Cybersecurity Vigilance i...

Affecting much more than just diplomacy and the interactions of state leaders, presidential leadership decisions ripple across the real and digital...

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6 Resolutions Every Business Should Make (and Keep) in...

The need for effective data breach preparedness will only grow in 2017. By making and keeping a few key resolutions, you can help mitigate data breach risks and...

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What Should Leadership and C-suite Executives Know?...

Our fourth annual study with the Ponemon Institute, “Is Your Company Ready for a Big Data Breach,” indicates C-suiters may not be lis...

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5 Key Predictions for the Data Breach Industry...

Recent research from the Ponemon Institute indicates too many businesses aren’t taking the game seriously enough, or taking the steps necessary to play at their b...

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Prediction Check In: How Hacktivism is Shaping America...

As we predicted, healthcare breaches continued to expand in 2016, with employee risk factors playing an important...

Read More Prediction Check In: How Hacktivism is Shaping Americans’ Confidence in Political Systems
Check-in on Industry Predictions: Healthcare Breaches...

The healthcare sector has been a hotbed of attacks throughout the year, largely due to the continued value of medical records sold on the dark web. These records can be used for far more than just filing fraudulent medical...

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Practicing What We Preach: Updated Data Breach Respons...

Updating your data breach response plan is an annual necessity. Learn key components to help you anticipate emerging threats....

Read More Practicing What We Preach: Updated Data Breach Response Guide Now Available