Cybersecurity


QOTW: Something about an invasion of privacy
QOTW: Something about an invasion of privacy
By PhocusWire | June 1, 2018
Quote from Clayton Reid, CEO of MMGY Global, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
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Security series part 4 op-ed
Travel, data security and false narratives around Facebook
By Clayton Reid - MMGY Global | May 29, 2018
The disclosure of Facebook data breaches during the U.S. presidential election has created a shudder across the marketing landscape. Read More
Opinion | Online
Why innovation starts with the travel experience
Why innovation starts with the travel experience
By Jill Menze | May 25, 2018
As an industry representing 10% of jobs globally and on track to reach $1.5 trillion in gross bookings by 2020, the travel market is one that’s ripe for innovation and disruption. Read More
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Internet of Things for hotels - great, until a hacker calls
Internet of Things for hotels - great, until a hacker calls
By Dean Coclin - DigiCert | May 24, 2018
Smart devices, often referred to as the Internet of Things, offer the hospitality industry the opportunity to give guests a much richer and differentiated experience. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Security series part 3 biometrics
Unlocking travel security, part 3: Biometric ID
By Mitra Sorrells | May 21, 2018
For the first two installments of our series on privacy and security, we have looked at cybersecurity for travel brands and the upcoming GDPR deadline – two topics related to data. But privacy and... Read More
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Security series part 2 GDPR
Unlocking travel security, part 2: The looming GDPR deadline
By Mitra Sorrells | May 14, 2018
The European Parliament approved GDPR in 2016 and gave companies two years to prepare their systems and policies for compliance.  Read More
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Security series part 1 threat landscape
Unlocking travel security, part 1: The threat landscape
By Mitra Sorrells | May 7, 2018
Equifax, Yahoo, Ebay – all major brands that have been the targets of cyber criminals, with millions of customers impacted in each case.   Read More
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Exploring the data shift from backup to protection
Exploring the data shift from backup to protection
By Greg Arnette - CSO | May 2, 2018
The IT decision maker of 2018 is faced with several challenges and many opportunities. Read More
Notated News | Technology
Hotel door lock hacking
Hotel door locks found vulnerable to hacking
By Mitra Sorrells | May 1, 2018
An electronic lock system used for the past 20 years to secure hotel rooms has been found to be vulnerable to hacking.   Read More
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Bad bots report airlines
Nearly half of all airline website traffic comes from bad bots
By Mitra Sorrells | March 27, 2018
Malicious bots steal data and content and wreak havoc on websites, and airlines have the second highest proportion of traffic from these bots according to a new report.   Read More
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Expedia data breach affects 880,000 Orbitz customers, extends to Travelocity Partner Network
Expedia data breach affects 880,000 Orbitz customers, extends to Travelocity Partner Network
By Jill Menze | March 20, 2018
Expedia Inc has disclosed evidence of a security breach that impacted approximately 880,000 Orbitz customers as well as Travelocity Partner Network. Read More
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Everything hoteliers need to know about GDPR
Everything hoteliers need to know about GDPR
By William Beckler - ALICE | March 16, 2018
At ALICE, we've been working hard to fully understand the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its obligations on us and our customers. In order to help hoteliers figure out what is going on,... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Blockchain and a potential snafu with EU privacy law
Blockchain and a potential snafu with EU privacy law
By David Meyer - IAPP | February 28, 2018
There's one huge problem on the horizon for blockchain: Europe's privacy push in the shape of its General Data Protection Law. Read More
Notated News | Technology
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Hard currency wins as Facebook bans cryptocurrency ads
By Kurt Wagner - Recode | January 31, 2018
Interesting move here as Facebook confirms it is banning all ads that promote cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin. Read More
Notated News | Technology
Google drives ahead with autonomous vehicle investment
Google drives ahead with autonomous vehicle investment
By Kevin May | January 30, 2018
Google spin-off Waymo is ordering "thousands" of new, self-driving vehicles as part of its program to test driver-less technology. Read More
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