Cybersecurity

VIDEO: Are you focusing on the big issues around digital security in travel?
News / Technology
VIDEO: Are you focusing on the big issues around digital security in travel?
By PhocusWire | June 1, 2021
Hackers have not been put off by a global pandemic; data breaches are still occurring; and the techniques used by the protagonists are often one step ahead of the brands and the systems that they... Read More
Forter valued at $3B following $300M Series F round
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Forter valued at $3B following $300M Series F round
By Jill Menze | May 25, 2021
The e-commerce fraud prevention service says it has doubled its revenue over the past 12 months. Read More
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News / Technology
Venza acquires CyberTek in hospitality security technology roll-up
By Linda Fox | March 30, 2021
Venza says its acquisition of CyberTek will boost its service for hotel customers. Read More
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News / Technology
Progress continues toward decentralized customer data model for hospitality
By Linda Fox | March 23, 2021
Hotel tech experts discuss customer data and the influence of online retail giants. Read More
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News / Technology
SITA cyber attack accesses passenger data for multiple airlines
By Mitra Sorrells | March 5, 2021
Singapore Airlines, Finnair and British Airways have acknowledged data from their frequent flyer programs was accessed in the attack. Read More
TravelTech Show scheduled for September global marathon
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TravelTech Show scheduled for September global marathon
By PhocusWire | March 4, 2021
The organizers believe that by this time the industry will be well on the road to recovery and the community will be ready to come together to share ideas and explore new ways of working towards... Read More
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News / Technology
Airline technology investments slumped in 2020
By Linda Fox | February 25, 2021
Airline and airport technology chiefs have had to reprioritize investment with self-service passenger options high on the agenda. Read More
How the coronavirus gave QR codes a major role in travel
Opinion / Technology
How the coronavirus gave QR codes a major role in travel
By Sooho Choi - Publicis Sapient | October 28, 2020
QR codes hold even more potential as they have become an essential and welcomed tool for travel and hospitality brands, in particular, helping the industry get back on its feet in the face of adversity. Read More
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News / Technology
British Airways sees data breach fine significantly reduced
By Linda Fox | October 20, 2020
The U.K.-based carrier had a penalty for a data breach in June 2018 reduced to £20 million by the Information Commissioner's Office. Read More
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Interview / Technology
Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with... Sergio Colella
By PhocusWire | September 7, 2020
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire finds out what they have learned from the COVID-19 crisis. Next up: SITA's Sergio Colella. Read More
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News / Online
Carnival is latest travel brand hit with ransomware attack
By Mitra Sorrells | August 18, 2020
The world's largest cruise operator is investigating an attack that accessed both guest and employee data.   Read More
CWT admits data security incident but stays quiet on alleged ransom payment
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CWT admits data security incident but stays quiet on alleged ransom payment
By Linda Fox | August 4, 2020
The company acknowledges it had been prey to a cyber incident but will not provide further details, including whether it had reportedly paid off the ransomware hackers. Read More
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News / Technology
Mobile app plans to guide travelers around coronavirus restrictions, offer green trips
By Linda Fox | July 28, 2020
Cybersecurity specialist WISeKey International has unveiled an application to help travelers with COVID-19 restrictions as well as with environmentally friendly travel choices. Read More
VIDEO: New Reality With... Barbara Dalibard of SITA
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VIDEO: New Reality With... Barbara Dalibard of SITA
By PhocusWire | July 23, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Barbara Dalibard, CEO of SITA, one of the world's leading airline and airport technology providers. Read More
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News / Technology
Experts warn companies to prepare for security breaches when travel restrictions lift
By Linda Fox | May 5, 2020
Travel companies may have seen an increase in phishing attacks due to the volume of refunds issued recently, but experts say they should brace for security breaches as restrictions lift. Read More