Cybersecurity


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
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
News | Online
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
News | Online
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
News | Technology
Prepare for impact: autonomous vehicles will reshuffle the travel industry
Prepare for impact: autonomous vehicles will reshuffle the travel industry
By Alex Bainbridge - The Spontaneous Travel Company | January 26, 2018
Self-driving vehicles will, along with Blockchain, perhaps, be the next big industry-wide invention to make and break companies. Read More
Opinion | Technology
What is beyond the Bitcoin bubble?
What is beyond the Bitcoin bubble?
By Steven Jones - New York Times Magazine | January 22, 2018
Yes, it’s driven by greed — but the mania for cryptocurrency could wind up building something much more important than wealth. Read More
Notated News | Technology
Looming GDPR deadline tops list of challenges for travel tech buyers
Looming GDPR deadline tops list of challenges for travel tech buyers
By Mitra Sorrells | January 5, 2018
With less than five months until the massive new privacy regulation known as GDPR goes into effect, travel technology buyers say compliance with the complicated rules is their biggest challenge of 2018. Read More
News | Technology
Bitcoin least interesting use of Blockchain, so there
Bitcoin least interesting use of Blockchain, so there
By Andrew Keys - ConsensyMedia | January 4, 2018
Bitcoin is the Generation 0 of blockchain technology… the opening act… the gateway drug … the first inning … MySpace. Read More
Notated News | Technology
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Think you're leading the way in AI? Look outside the window
By Kevin May | December 13, 2017
Artificial intelligence has been the buzz trend of 2017, with countless travel companies eager to claim their prowess in the field or signify how it's become core to their strategy. Read More
News | Technology
Tech rental ecosystem grows: MyVR lands $6.1M
Tech rental ecosystem grows: MyVR lands $6.1M
By Kevin May | December 6, 2017
MyVR is the latest company to capitalize on the emerging sub-network of services around providing services to private accommodation sellers. Read More
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