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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Lifecycle of a Ransomware Attack – Learnings fro...

Ransomware needs to be on your radar. Here’s why. Ransomware Review Ransomware is a cyberattack where cybercriminals take over an organization’s computer network with malware. Once they assume control, the criminals demand a ransom to restore the victim’s encrypted data access. With an estimated generation of $412 million in...

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Experian’s 2021 Data Breach Response Guide and New Res...

The COVID-19 outbreak has accelerated digital transformation and upended business and life as usual. As the threat of cybercrime and data breaches continue to disrupt businesses during this time, being prepared for an incident is a must for organizations of all sizes. Experian’s new and improved 2021 Data Breach...

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What’s In Store For Cyber Security in 2021? Expe...

The year 2020 was one defined by unexpected and unprecedented change. The way people across the globe worked, connected, and lived was challenged and tested because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the world continues to navigate the ‘new normal,’ consumers must stay aware of data threats and cybercriminals resolved...

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COVID-19 Unleashes a Plague of Cybercrime...

While many businesses have suffered slowdowns or shutdowns related to COVID-19, one industry is thriving, to the potential detriment of others: Cybercrime, including data theft and identity fraud. It’s essential for companies of every size to shore up their defenses, and for those who store sensitive customer data to...

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Cybersecurity and COVID-19: Responding to Increased Ri...

The coronavirus crisis has changed the way companies of all sizes serve, protect, and connect with their consumers and employees. In addition to keeping people safe, the C-suite is managing two other top priorities: Safeguarding their organizations against new threats Maintaining business as usual during this unusual time. Stretched...

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How to be a Smarter Phish...

Cybercriminals and fraudsters love phishing, and they especially like casting their lures into business waters. When these emails are highly targeted and designed to mimic legitimate business communications, it’s called spearphishing. They use real logos, use proper grammar and spelling and include attachments designed to fool even sophisticated spam...

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How to Gear Up For This Tax Scam Season...

Other than accountants and CPAs, it’s a fair assumption that the only people who like tax season are scammers and fraudsters. It’s the time of the year when the bad guys take advantage of the scariest government agency – the IRS – and use our fears to their advantage....

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Lessons learned from organizations that did not have a...

For years, organizations have been warned that it isn’t if you’ll be the victim of a data breach, but when. That’s still the case—you must always be prepared for that worst-case scenario—but some organizations seem to be hit with a lot of data breaches, while others stay breach-free for...

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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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