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What Hoteliers Need To Know About Ransomware Attacks

What Hoteliers Need To Know About Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware attacks have become more common and more sophisticated in recent years. In one memorable case from earlier this year, hackers were able to infiltrate the electronic key system at an Austrian hotel, effectively shutting out guests and hotel employees ...

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Safeguarding a Hotel Property Against Cyber Attacks

Safeguarding a Hotel Property Against Cyber Attacks

The hospitality industry has been in the news frequently over the past year as a result of multiple and significant data security incidents. Nationally recognized hotel and resort brands such as IHG, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt Corporation, Hilton Worldwide, ...

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Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards

“PCI-DSS” refers to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, which is a set of security standards developed by the major credit card companies. Every merchant that takes credit cards is subject to PCI-DSS through the agreement it has with ...

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Protecting Systems from Security Breaches

Protecting Systems from Security Breaches

More than 15 million people in the United States have their identities stolen every year. And, identity theft is big business. The people stealing data are often taking that information and selling it to third parties who use the information ...

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Five Things to Consider in Securing Customer Data

Five Things to Consider in Securing Customer Data

Security breaches are becoming a regular occurrence and it isn’t just happening to big retailers—the hotel industry is a prime target for cyber criminals. Why? The abundant and large amount of customer information hotels capture on a daily basis. Hotels ...

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Data Security and Privacy Best Practices

Data Security and Privacy Best Practices

This is shaping up to be the year of data security in the United States. There are several trends to pay attention to within the hotel and hospitality industry: federal privacy enforcement actions; civil class actions; state data breach notice ...

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