Cybersecurity

Airline ticket-fraud scheme reappears after seven years
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
They won't go away even if COVID does - top cybersecurity issues still hitting travel
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
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
News / Technology
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