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Larry Brennan

SVP Merchant Data Security & Cybersecurity Director , Bank of America Merchant Services

Larry Brennan serves as the Senior Vice President of Merchant Data Security and Cybersecurity Director for Bank of America Merchant Services, responsible for ensuring that BAMS clients and associates are provided the tools and resources to prevent or react in the event of a data breach or cybersecurity attack. In thisrole Brennan’s team works with merchants in the event of an Account Data Compromise ensuring that merchants are able to identify, contain and remediate any Account Data Compromise they may endure. He is also responsible for ensuring that Merchants,Sales and Relationship teams are provided proper guidance in regards to the Merchants Data Security requirements through webinars and Cybersecurity presentations.

Brennan previously held the role of Site Leader for the Bank of America Merchant Services Inside Sales Team where he was responsible for more than 100 Merchant Services Telesales Representatives supporting two lines of business which included the staffing, developing and training Sales representatives responsible for selling Merchant Services products and services to Small Business customers via the telephone.

Larry has over 18 years of financial services industry experience (15) of which has been in the Merchant Service and prior to working for Bank of America Merchant Services retired from the Navy after 22 years of service.

Latest from Larry Brennan

From major fast food chains to branches of government— and everything in between— it’s clear cybercriminals don’t discriminate when it comes to breaching businesses’ data defenses. Research confirms there have been more than 850 data breaches in the first half of the year, making it more important than ever to know how to respond...