Contributor: Michael Bruemmer, CIPP/US

Michael Bruemmer, CHC, CIPP/US, 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 business operations and development in the identity theft and fraud resolution space where he has educated businesses of all sizes and sectors through pre-breach and breach response planning and delivery, including notification, call center and identity protection services. Bruemmer currently resides on the Ponemon Responsible Information Management Board, the International Security Management Group Editorial Advisory Board and the International Association of Privacy Professionals Certification Advisory Board.

Cyber Insurance

Cyber Insurance: Three Common Myths Debunked

By Michael Bruemmer

In the past, cyber insurance was a polarizing issue in my discussions with privacy and risk professionals. Some professionals were adamant about the benefits of cyber insurance, while others worried that the policies currently on the market didn’t meet its needs or were too costly.  However, I believe the industry is maturing and the coverage options today are much better than just a few years...

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Data Breach

Why You Need to Treat a Breach as a Customer—Not a Compliance—Issue

By Michael Bruemmer

A breach happens. In my experience dealing with breach resolution, this means companies run to call forensic investigators, legal counsel, law enforcement and others. Then the breach notices arrive. Without the proper channels in place for a smooth and quick resolution, unfortunately I’ve seen consumers rush to call the media, litigators and the competition.

When all runs smoothly, you know...

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