Cybersecurity

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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
News / Technology
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
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Opinion / Online
The critical role of innovation in travel during the COVID-19 crisis
By Rom Hendler and Flavia Hendler - InnoVel  | April 7, 2020
InnoVel CEO Rom Hendler says the coronavirus crises makes it more important than ever to embrace innovation in travel. Read More
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News / Technology
Marriott is victim of another massive data breach
By Mitra Sorrells | March 31, 2020
Marriott says 5.2 million guests have been impacted by a data breach it discovered in late February. Read More
Cathay Pacific fined £500,000 after "brute force" data breach
News / Technology
Cathay Pacific fined £500,000 after "brute force" data breach
By Linda Fox | March 9, 2020
A regulator in the U.K. imposed the fine, saying that between October 2014 and May 2018, the airline’s computer systems did not have “appropriate security measures” to protect customer data. Read More
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News / Online
MGM Resorts falls victim to data breach
By Linda Fox | February 24, 2020
MGM Resorts was the victim of a security breach affecting the personal details of millions of guests in the summer of 2019, according to reports. Read More
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News / Technology
Travel tech pros put sustainability behind economy as key challenges for 2020
By Linda Fox | February 10, 2020
A Travel Technology Europe survey highlights economic uncertainty as the greatest challenge facing the industry - but sustainability and climate change follow close behind. Read More
Airports in 2020 and beyond - it's not just all about the airlines
Opinion / Technology
Airports in 2020 and beyond - it's not just all about the airlines
By Benoit Verbaere - SITA  | December 24, 2019
Over the next decade, we will witness an exponentially accelerated pace of change as digital native passengers and airport staff embrace transformative technologies. Read More
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News / Online
Six ways travel marketing will advance in 2020
By Lauren DeMetro - Partnerize  | December 16, 2019
Travel brands will lead the way in marketing innovation in 2020, says Partnerize customer success director Lauren DeMetro. Read More
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News / Distribution
Airline fraud on the rise, finger pointed at loyalty programs and data breaches
By Linda Fox | October 15, 2019
Online fraud attacks on airlines are increasing with loyalty schemes often the target, according to a report from Forter. Read More
When it comes to LiDAR and the opportunities in travel, Elon Musk is wrong
Opinion / Technology
When it comes to LiDAR and the opportunities in travel, Elon Musk is wrong
By Sam Kamel - iinside  | October 9, 2019
Rather than dramatically ringing the death knell for LiDAR, Musk's comments earlier this year merely underscore the fact that LiDAR has an awareness issue, no pun intended. Read More
VIDEO: The Points Guy on airline loyalty shifts and aviation pain points
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VIDEO: The Points Guy on airline loyalty shifts and aviation pain points
By Kevin May | September 10, 2019
Brian Kelly is an influential figure in the world of airline loyalty, launching The Points Guy as a consumer guide in 2010 and now overseeing a sizeable media business. Read More
Choice Hotels is the latest chain suffering data breach exposing customer details
News / Technology
Choice Hotels is the latest chain suffering data breach exposing customer details
By Linda Fox | August 19, 2019
Choice Hotels has suffered a security breach said to involve 700,000 customer records. It blames a third-party vendor that “copied the impacted data from our environment without authorization." Read More
British Airways future of air travel report
News / Technology
Air travel of the future – personalized, immersive and both super-fast and super-slow
By Mitra Sorrells | July 31, 2019
British Airways is exploring predictions for the air travel experience 20, 40, 60 and even 100 years in the future. Read More