Cybersecurity


I was a senior VP of technology at Starwood - here’s my take on the guest data breach
I was a senior VP of technology at Starwood - here’s my take on the guest data breach
By Israel del Rio - Quilmach | December 10, 2018
Reports on the Marriott guest data breach have suggested the most probable cause was a result of the technology platform deployed by Starwood under the name “Valhalla.”  Read More
Opinion | Technology
Will Marriott data breach herald the death of personalization?
Will Marriott data breach herald the death of personalization?
By Greg Abbott - DataArt | December 5, 2018
This analysis could be titled in a number of ways, each with a lean towards what was disclosed by Marriott last week when it emerged some 500 million guest accounts had been hacked. Read More
Opinion | Technology
VIDEO: ConnexPay - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: ConnexPay - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 5, 2018
ConnexPay is transforming how travel companies accept cards & pay for travel to save millions of dollars in fees. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Forter on the dangerous world of fraud in online travel
VIDEO: Forter on the dangerous world of fraud in online travel
By PhocusWire | December 5, 2018
A subject in the minds of many a travel industry executive as 2018 draws to a close is that cyber security and online fraud. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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Airlines urged to move quickly as cyber attacks grow in number and sophistication
By Linda Fox | December 4, 2018
Airlines and airports are increasing investment and focus on cybersecurity but need to move more quickly as attacks intensify. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: The promise of voice tech for travel
VIDEO: The promise of voice tech for travel
By Mitra Sorrells | November 26, 2018
Voice technology has been one of the hottest topics of 2018, as both Google and Amazon ramp up their activity in the space, brands develop voice capabilities and consumers buy devices at a quickening... Read More
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
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
News | Online
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
News | Technology