– Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer Michael Scheumack will represent the company on the CCOE Board, furthering the company’s mission to combat and educate businesses and consumers on identity theft, financial and cybersecurity threats–
Temecula, CA, Oct. 31, 2023 – IDIQ®, a leader in financial and identity protection, today announced it has joined the board of the Cyber Center of Excellence (CCOE), a San Diego-based nonprofit dedicated to growing the regional cyber economy and creating a more secure digital community for all. Representing IDIQ on the CCOE Board is Michael Scheumack, IDIQ chief marketing and innovation officer.
As a member of the Board of Directors, Scheumack brings more than 20 years of cybersecurity, technology and marketing experience in the financial, credit and identity theft protection industries. Scheumack began his career serving in the U.S. Coast Guard, where he started his technology education and began working in the cybersecurity industry. After joining IDIQ in 2017, he built one of the company’s fastest-growing business lines and has been an integral part of the explosive growth of IDIQ.
“IDIQ has continued to establish ourselves as industry-leading in financial and identity protection,” Scheumack said. “By joining the CCOE Board of Directors, we are furthering our mission to provide consumers and businesses with the education and services they need to protect themselves against some of the biggest security and financial threats we see today.”
Scheumack is an expert in cybersecurity and has given numerous interviews on trending identity theft scams, including the rise of AI voice cloning scams. This year, he oversaw, in partnership with the Identity Theft Resource Center, the release of the 2022 Trend in Identity Report as well as the proprietary IdentityIQ 2022 Scam Report.
As a member of CCOE, IDIQ joins a collection of world-class cyber organizations, including Qualcomm, FICO®, Lockton Insurance, ESET, and the United States Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR).
“There has been an increase in cybercrime across all industries since the pandemic began, with more than half of these costly attacks aimed at small and medium-sized businesses – our region’s economic engine,” said Lisa Easterly, president and CEO of CCOE. “We are honored to have IDIQ join our elite roster of CCOE Board Members with a focus on identity theft education. IDIQ’s expertise in identity theft services, products and capabilities will help us create a safer digital environment region-wide.”
IDIQ offers the flagship IdentityIQ® and MyScoreIQ® brands for financial and identity theft protection and Resident-Link® technology for positive rental payment reporting to help build and improve consumer credit scores. IDIQ also recently acquired Credit & Debt®, a credit and debt education-based membership platform, and Pre-Paid Legal Services, a leading provider of voluntary employee benefits.
For more information on IDIQ, visit www.idiq.com.
IDIQ® is recognized as one of the fastest-growing industry leaders in financial and protection. With the flagship IdentityIQ® brand, the company delivers real-time alerts and credit report information to not only protect but also educate consumers and businesses. The company features 100% U.S.-based customer service and support. For more information, visit www.IDIQ.com.
About Cyber Center of Excellence:
CCOE is a San Diego-based nonprofit that mobilizes industry, academia and government to grow the regional cyber economy and create a more secure digital community for all. Learn more at sdccoe.org.