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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6 Data Breach Industry Predictions for 2015

Posted on Dec 12 2014 by

The past year has been a watershed one for the data breach industry. By Thanksgiving week, 696 data breaches in the U.S. had exposed more than 81 million records, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. That’s already well ahead of the 2013 total number of breaches, which topped out at 614 breaches, the ITRC reported. […]

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A precursor to our predictions

Posted on Nov 25 2014 by

    It’s almost the end of 2014 and a time to reflect back on the year and look ahead. With this in mind, we are again going to release a white paper with a few predictions on what the future holds in the data breach industry in 2015.  We put pen to paper with […]

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New Collaboration Enhances Our Identity Protection Suite

Posted on Nov 11 2014 by

Each data breach brings new learnings. Often we gain more insight in where the vulnerabilities lie within businesses and sometimes we gain a better understanding of how consumers can better protect themselves. These discoveries help us in our goal to better secure the business environment from all angles. That’s why we’re proud to announce a […]

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Data breach in the news: Fall 2014

Posted on Oct 28 2014 by

While in the midst of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, recent headlines have been dominated by news of businesses experiencing a data breach. Companies nationwide have been on alert in light of breached business and information groups that have delivered significant consumer impact. As former White House Chief Information Officer Theresa Payton said in a recent interview […]

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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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