Cybersecurity

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News / Online
WTTC highlights need to prioritize cyber security
By Linda Fox | April 25, 2022
The World Travel & Tourism Council’s Codes To Resilience Report, launched in partnership with Microsoft, focuses on cyber crime protection and best practices. Read More
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News / Online
Everyone hates bots, but the travel industry needs them
By Dr. Eduardo Rocha - GlobalDots | April 5, 2022
A security expert’s take on how travel and bots can peacefully coexist.   Read More
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Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: Collaboration is key to enabling decentralized tech
By PhocusWire | January 28, 2022
It's a tremendous leap to consider, but that spirit of teamwork during the pandemic could be the framework that all of those with a vested interest will use to move things forward. Read More
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News / Technology
Q&A: Why - and how - travel brands should embrace verifiable ID
By Mitra Sorrells | January 26, 2022
Affinidi's director of travel says there will be opportunities for travel operators and intermediaries that can accept they do not "own" the customer. Read More
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Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: A major - and overdue - power shift is coming to travel
By PhocusWire | January 14, 2022
Self-sovereign decentralized identity solutions are coming to travel and will give consumers much-needed control over their personal data. Read More
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News / Technology
Airline tech chiefs prioritize investment in cybersecurity, cloud services
By Linda Fox | January 13, 2022
SITA’s 2021 Air Transport IT Insights study reveals 61% of airlines see IT investment increasing in 2022 while 55% of airports expect to spend more. Read More
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News / Technology
VIDEO: How SSI eliminates friction, adds control for travelers
By PhocusWire | January 11, 2022
At The Phocuswright Conference, a panel of technology professionals discuss the benefits of self-sovereign digital identity for the travel industry - both for suppliers and consumers. Read More
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News / Technology
VIDEO: Travel applications of decentralized digital ID
By PhocusWire | January 5, 2022
In the recent PhocusWire Pulse: Emerging Innovation online event, two experts explain how SSI and DDID will transform the travel experience.  Read More
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News / Technology
Czech cybersecurity firm Avast acquires SSI innovator Evernym
By Mitra Sorrells | December 9, 2021
Founded in 2013, Evernym powers IATA's Travel Pass and has founded the Decentralized Identity Foundation, the Good Health Pass Collaborative and the Sovrin Foundation. Read More
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News / Technology
Amadeus touts cloud benefits for travel
By Linda Fox | December 7, 2021
The partnership with Microsoft was positioned as a move to the cloud within three to five years as well as collaboration on new products and services through an innovation program. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Nethone
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
Nethone is a fraud protection company committed to solving fraud and reducing unnecessary transaction friction through a better understanding of online users. Read More
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News / Technology
Airline ticket-fraud scheme reappears after seven years
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | September 28, 2021
Fraud detectors at ARC found approximately 80 instances of unauthorized ticketing, accounting for approximately $1.2 million. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
They won't go away even if COVID does - top cybersecurity issues still hitting travel
By Dominik Birgelen - Oneclick | August 26, 2021
While the industry can expect business to increase as restrictions are lifted, the potential risk of cyber crime will also heighten.  Read More
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News / Technology
Q&A: The potential of decentralized digital ID in travel
By Mitra Sorrells | August 16, 2021
Decentralized digital identity solutions could dramatically change distribution, marketing, cybersecurity and more in the travel industry. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
The many ways Magecart can hack travel sites
By Avishai Shafir - PerimeterX | August 12, 2021
Magecart is taking off, but OTAs and travel sites can save themselves grief and major financial risk by acting in advance to ground this threat.   Read More