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8/27/2019
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6 Ways Airlines and Hotels Can Keep Their Networks Secure

As recent news can attest, travel and hospitality companies are prime targets for cybercriminals. Here are six privacy and security tips that can help lock down privacy and security.
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Scrutinize Third Parties More Carefully

According to Webroot's Dufour, travel and hospitality companies need to ask their third-party vendors how they intend to protect their sensitive data. And if they don't have a plan for how they will do that, they need to demonstrate that can come up with one. 

Instead of just focusing on the third party, companies need to identify the data flowing between the collaborating organizations, adds Sumit Sehgal, chief technical strategist at McAfee. Then, comingled with risk analysis from certifying agencies for the third party, the main company can draw a more accurate picture. 

Image Source: Adobe Stock: hafakot

Scrutinize Third Parties More Carefully

According to Webroot's Dufour, travel and hospitality companies need to ask their third-party vendors how they intend to protect their sensitive data. And if they don't have a plan for how they will do that, they need to demonstrate that can come up with one.

Instead of just focusing on the third party, companies need to identify the data flowing between the collaborating organizations, adds Sumit Sehgal, chief technical strategist at McAfee. Then, comingled with risk analysis from certifying agencies for the third party, the main company can draw a more accurate picture.

Image Source: Adobe Stock: hafakot

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