Cybersecurity has been a growing concern for the hotel industry given the amount of sensitive information the industry stores like credit card details, financial records and personal information of employees and guests.
The Covid-19 pandemic has unleashed a new wave of security attacks on the hotel industry with malicious attackers exploiting new security vulnerabilities to gain access to more sensitive data. Hence, cybersecurity in the hotel industry has become an important agenda for the industry.
Discover the leading cybersecurity companies in the hotel industry
Using its experience in the sector, Hotel Management Network has listed some of the leading companies providing products and services related to cybersecurity.
The information provided in the download document is drafted for hotel executives and technology leaders involved in hotel cybersecurity solutions.
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Amongst the leading vendors of cybersecurity in hotel industry are Ekran System, F-Secure, VigiTrust, ITSEC Group, TitanHQ, Check Point Software, Darktrace, Cloudflare, and CrowdStrike.
Cybersecurity solutions for the hotel industry
Security awareness training for employees
Training employees on how to intercept phishing emails includes teaching them how to verify email addresses and watch out for misspellings, grammatical errors, and typos.
Use a virtual private network (VPN)
Encouraging customers to use a virtual private network (VPN) when conducting business with personal information prevents themselves against DarkHotel hacks.
Investing in anti-malware software protects the company against malware and ransomware attacks. Malicious software can engage in cybersecurity breach to access data.
Backing up files and data regularly
Regular backups work as a defence strategy to keep cybercriminals at bay. Backup data is advised to be separated from the original files to prevent cyberattacks from extracting both original and backup data.
Using technology or anti-DDoS services assists companies to recognise legitimate spikes in network traffic. This aids in identifying DDoS attack, a malicious attempt to disrupt the normal traffic of a server with a deluge of Internet traffic.