One of the best parts of traveling is exploring new places. Experiencing the sights, sounds, and smells can be fun and exciting. But with any journey, your outcome can be determined by how well you prepare. Taking precautions during your trip can not only ensure your safety but make your trip a much more enjoyable experience.
Self-preservation is arguably the strongest behavioral motivator. But as data protection emerges more and more in the news and as fines are levied against big brands like Marriott/Starwood Hotels will data breaches become a primary concern for business leaders?
Unless you’ve been working double shifts at your job or avoiding the media altogether, you have heard about the #MeToo movement. Although it has become more prominent with the Twitter hashtag, sexual harassment is more than just social media hype… And it has been a problem for hotel workers for quite some time.
Before you go on your next trip, ask yourself the following questions. The answers will help you plan a trip that is worry-free and enjoyable.
Because we connect digitally more these days and such technological advances can go from wacky to wicked, governments around the world have been spurred to pump the proverbial breaks on data processing. Notably, one year ago, Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation assumed its position as the standard bearer of data privacy regulations.
The loss of millions of songs and pictures during a data migration of the once-upon-a-time social media king, MySpace, is not necessarily tragic. By comparison, there’s no shortage of tragedies to occupy our collective attention.
The importance of data has generated a bit of discussion recently. For example, by referencing the power of tech companies and their ability to harvest and synthesize data, an Economist article argues that data is now more important than oil.
There were many big breaches in 2018, here are the top 3:
Effective January 1, 2019, Hyatt will begin enforcing their Cyber Security Standard for franchise owners and operators. This standard, based on the Center for Internet Security (CIS) Critical Security Control (CSC) v6.1 framework, will include a self-certification process that begins on February 4, 2019 and has a compliance date of March 1, 2019.
VENZA’S Co-Founder and Partner Daniel Johnson, and CIO David Christiansen on why hotels are an easy target for cybercriminals, what specific areas can hotels reduce their risk of being breached, and what’s the future for PCI DSS standards with these emerging alternative payment methods.