Monthly Archives: November 2015 ( Page 2 )

Anatomy of a Hotel Data Breach

Data breach incidents have dominated the news in 2014, and they are only becoming more frequent and damaging. Every industry and every type of business has been a victim of cyber intruders or other types of data loss or theft. Information criminals take everything from sensitive corporate trade secrets to customer or employee personal information, ...
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FCC TAKES ON HOSPITALITY WI-FI MANAGEMENT AGAIN: MORE SANCTIONS, UNRESOLVED CONCERNS

co-authored by Abraham J. Rein & Charles W. Spitz 374 95 On Monday, November 2nd, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took more enforcement steps in its campaign against Wi-Fi blocking – the practice of blocking unauthorized Wi-Fi hotspots that let consumers share mobile data access with other devices, like laptops and tablets – in hotels ...
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Cyber and Privacy Risk Advisory

Hospitality Industry Spotlight by Gamelah Palagonia Senior Vice President, Finex Hoteliers have long been major hacking targets – a trend that is likely to continue given the volume of credit and debit card transactions the industry processes. While all business should assess and implement comprehensive privacy and data security policies to ensure adequate protection of ...
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Popular Hotel in Somalia Is Bombed by Militants

By MOHAMMED IBRAHIM and JEFFREY GETTLEMAN MOGADISHU, Somalia — Islamist militants stormed a popular hotel in the heart of Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, on Sunday, blowing up the front gate with a car bomb, shooting guests and hotel workers, and then battling with security forces from the hotel’s rooftop for several hours. Somali government officials said ...
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