Industry Staffing Challenges in Hospitality
VENZA Webinar - Industry Staffing Challenges in Hospitality Surviving the pandemic means hoteliers must face a new challenge: staffing shortages. Hospitality staff must have a unique multi-disciplined skill set to be effective and many qualified team members have been lost to the industry. Cash flow is always at the forefront of a business owner’s mind. Currently, in hospitality, hiring challenges have put hoteliers and their staff in a holding pattern. This webinar will address the following points: • Salaries • Responsibilities and Skillsets • Team Strength and Solidarity • Maximizing technical tools to add value (to the tools AND team members) The webinar lineup is: Presenter – Alan Zaccario, CDPSE, Security Analyst - PCI Compliance, VENZA Industry Expert – Rakesh Gupta, Vice President, Information Technology, Atrium Hospitality Industry Expert – Ron Hardin, CHTP, Director IT, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Industry Expert – Andrea L. Case, PHR, Corporate Director of Human Resources, Premier Resorts & Management Moderator – Daniel Johnson, Partner/Co-Founder, VENZA Producer – Sean Shields, Brand Ambassador, VENZA
Webinar - Layered Security
Successfully thwarting cyber threat vectors requires having the right tools, the right layers, in place. CyberTek MSSP recommends a layered security approach for data protection. Data security includes logging, monitoring as well as an incident response program that satisfies standards (ISO/IEC 27001) and compliance requirements (PCI DSS, GDPR). David Neel, CTO of CyberTek MSSP, a VENZA Company, will present the fundamentals and advantages of implementing a layered security posture. The webinar lineup is: Presenter – David Neel, CyberTek MSSP, CIO, CTT+, CSX, CISA, CISSP Industry Expert – Jim Stark, Chief Technology Officer, Regency Hotel Management Industry Expert – Sven Stoklassa, Manager System Architecture at Steigenberger Hotels AG Moderator – Daniel Johnson, Partner/Co-Founder, VENZA Producer – Sean Shields, Brand Ambassador, VENZA
Webinar: Local Back-Up with Cloud Replication
Without a doubt the most critical must-have in the year like never before. BACKUPS In the past, we built security perimeters and protected our data behind fortification. Now we send our staff home and allow them to open our treasures from afar. This webinar will answer the questions: • Is all your data as safe as it was 10 months ago? • Do you know where your most valued data is and is it protected? • Do you know the rule of 3-2-1? • Is it local? Is it cloud-based? Is it Hybrid? • Are you doing it correctly? It’s not a question of if, it is a question of when? The webinar lineup is: Presenter – David Neel, CyberTek Engineering, CIO, CTT+, CSX, CISA, CISSP Industry Expert – Dimitris Georgoulis, IT Manager, Le Bristol Paris - Oetker Collection Industry Expert – Jared Boulden, Information Security Manager | PCIP, PCI ISA, Marcus Hotels & Resorts Industry Expert – Kevin Thang, Area Director of IT, Noble House Hotels & Resorts Moderator – Daniel Johnson, Partner/Co-Founder, VENZA Producer – Sean Shields, Brand Ambassador, VENZA www.VENZAgroup.com
VENZA - The Biggest Threats Facing Hospitality
VENZA - The Biggest Threats Facing Hospitality. And what hoteliers can do to protect themselves and guests Cyber-security threats have become one of the biggest risks facing hotels over the past few years and have only increased during the pandemic. Hackers know that hoteliers have limited IT resources to protect all of the payment data and private information of our often wealthy and high-profile guests. David Christiansen, CIO of VENZA, will guide you through some of the biggest threats the hospitality industry is facing and what you can do to protect ourselves and our guests.
VENZA Log & Threat Monitoring Webinar
Log and threat monitoring solutions filter out the noise bringing “real” threats and issues to the forefront for quick investigation. In this 30 minute webinar, we will answer the question — Why do security frameworks include Log & Threat Monitoring as an essential component to compliance? The webinar lineup is: Presenter – David Christiansen, CIO, VENZA Industry Expert – Timo E. Kettern, Corporate Director of IT, Bierwirth & Kluth Hotel Management GmbH Industry Expert – Jim Stark, Chief Technology Officer, Regency Hotel Management Moderator – Daniel Johnson, Partner/Co-Founder, VENZA Producer – Sean Shields, Brand Ambassador, VENZA
VENZA Webinar - Email Threat Protection
According to Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Incident Report (DBIR), PoS hacks in hospitality are trending down. That’s good. Now, however, the concern has shifted to Business Email Compromises (BECs). This webinar will answer the questions: • What threat actions are on the rise? • What are common email services in hospitality and what are their limitations? • What steps need to be taken to combat BEC threats? The webinar lineup is: Presenter – Marco Correia, Partner, T-Hotel Presenter – Michael Posey, Channel Sales Engineer, AppRiver Industry Expert – Dominic de Boer, Director of IT, Lore Group Industry Expert – Noé Conceição - Group IT Business Application Manager, MBI International & Partners | JJW Hotels & Resorts Moderator – Daniel Johnson, Partner/Co-Founder, VENZA Producer – Sean Shields, Brand Ambassador, VENZA
Webinar - Finding Security Talent
A study from late 2019 found that the shortage of data security talent in 2020 was a concern for 91.3% of businesses. Today, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic worsened by a dramatic surge in cyberattacks and complicated by new mandates for remote working, competent IT security professionals have never been so essential. This webinar answers the questions: 1) What data security professionals does a hotel group need? 2) What skills, experience, and qualifications do those positions require? 3) What are the salary requirements, typically, for these professionals? The webinar lineup is: Presenter – Larry Thomas, CISSP, CEH, Security Manager, VENZA Industry Expert - Christos Andreopoulos, Head of Information Technology, Oetker Collection Industry Expert - Bryan Hammer, Vice President, IT, Belmond Moderator – Daniel Johnson, Partner/Co-Founder, VENZA Producer – Sean Shields, Brand Ambassador, VENZA
Cyber Security Budgets...How Much is Right?
Assuming what worked in the past will work in the future has always been risky. During this current crisis, our experts will assess “The 5 Must-Haves” of the past. Are they relevant today? Are there other cybersecurity budget line items that should now be ranked as “must-haves”? And how much should organizations budget for these necessary solutions? Find out how best to protect your organization during this crisis. The webinar line up is: Presenter – David Christiansen, CIO, VENZA Presenter – Stephen Gaia, Managed Services Director, VENZA Industry Expert - John Burkard, Vice President, Information Technology, Playa Hotels & Resorts Industry Expert - Mark T. Pate, AC/IT Director at Highpointe Hotel Corp. Moderator – Daniel Johnson, Partner/Co-Founder, VENZA Producer – Sean Shields, Brand Ambassador, VENZA
Phishing with Corona Webinar
Phishing with Corona: Cyber Criminals Are Using Global Crises to Breach Organizations The effects of the coronavirus are devastating but beyond this, the outbreak has created an advantageous situation for cybercriminals. Feeding on the public anxiety and preying on victims with scare tactics cybercriminals are creating calls to action to entice an ill-advised click. Making matters worse, the reach of this pandemic means virtually everyone is a relevant target for a phishing scam. Find out from our panel how best to avoid phishing attacks. VENZA's CIO David Christiansen will be the presenter. Your industry expert panelists will be Predrag Krstajic, from Destination World Travel and Daniel Johnson, Partner/Co-Founder of VENZA, will moderate. Sean Shields, Brand Ambassador of VENZA, will produce. Due to technical difficulties Mark T. Pate, Assistant Controller/IT Director at Highpointe Hotel Corporation was unable to communicate during this webinar.
'Tis the season for Hackers and Breaches
Don’t let the Grinch steal your data! Are you ready for the holiday season with your guest's data? Is your property secure? Do you know your property’s vulnerabilities? Policies Data Disposal Passwords Phishing Human Firewall InfoSec Secure Server Room Risk Assessment Utilize VENZA Resources