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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International data breaches are increasing and organiz...

The increase in the severity of data breaches, the spread of global attacks, and the demands of European privacy policies appears to be behind an increase in the attention high-level executives and boards of directors are paying to the ability of their firms to prevent and respond to data...

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Threats that affect data breach preparedness...

If you attended RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, one of the largest cybersecurity conferences in the world, you probably heard a lot of chatter surrounding third-party security risks, the skyrocketing number of endpoints and the lack of visibility of what users are able to access, and concerns that...

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The importance of good governance in data breach prepa...

When it comes to preventing data breaches and hacks, effective cybersecurity starts at the top, according to findings revealed in Experian’s “Sixth Annual Study: Is Your Company Ready for a Big Data Breach?” For the first time, the annual study includes a special analysis to scrutinize the behavior of...

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7 Key Lessons From Companies That Prevented Data Breac...

Any responsible business manager knows that protection business and client data ia a vital part of running a success organization. Now a new report identifies key factors that can improve a company’s ability to avoid hacks and data breaches. And here’s the good news: These tactics really work. During...

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The State of Data Breach Preparedness...

Cyberattacks skyrocketed in 2018, thanks in part to the dramatic rise of endpoints and devices and also to the improving sophistication of the attacks. This increase in cyberattacks means the risk of your organization suffering a data breach have also gone up. Are you prepared? That’s the question raised...

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Predictions for the data breach industry in 2019...

Data privacy dominated the headlines in 2018, thanks largely to the implementation of GDPR. Even with the new emphasis on protecting data, there were still high-profile data breaches dominating headlines. On the positive side, organizations are more prepared than ever to address cybersecurity incidents. However, cybercriminals remain one step...

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Putting Together an Effective Data Breach Response Pla...

Experian has officially released their 2018-2019 Data Breach Response Guide. Last year, there were more than 5,000 data breaches globally, with nearly 1500 originating in the U.S. It’s a number that promises to rise, as cybercriminals become more sophisticated with their attacks and with a growing attack landscape, thanks...

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Data Breach Industry Forecast 2018 – Check In...

The Experian Data Breach Resolution team welcomed 2018 with five predictions of this year’s top data breach trends. Nine months into 2018, we take a look to see how the predictions have played out. Trend Prediction 1: The United States may experience its first large-scale attack on critical infrastructure,...

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GDPR: Checking In...

Months have passed since GDPR went into effect, and already we’re seeing an impact. Our counterparts in the UK, for example, note that event reporting is seven times higher over the last three months than it has been in the last year. This indicates that people respect the new...

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New Infographic: Is Your Organization Ready for Genera...

We’re just a little more than two months out from the May 25 enforcement date for GDPR, a new set of strict rules affecting all organizations storing customer data on European Union (EU) citizens. In other words, for businesses across the globe, it’s crunch time: address GDPR compliance or...

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The Battle Against Breach Fatigue: Driving Employee En...

The Identify Theft Resource Center reported 159 data breaches occurred in just the first two months of 2018 – that’s more than two incidents each day from Jan. 1 to Feb. 28. The prevalence of cyberattacks leaves little wonder why consumers and organizations alike are experiencing “breach fatigue,” or...

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Four Ways to Prevent Tax-Related Identity Theft...

While identity theft and fraud affect millions of Americans each year, the threat especially pervasive during tax season. In fact, tax fraud was the second most common type of identity theft reported by consumers in 2017. When you consider how much highly sensitive information you share with your employer,...

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