September 27, 2018
World Tourism Day is September 27... and it’s a good time to think about information security best practices in hotels.
Hotel guests always pack a lot of confidential data when they travel including passports, travel itineraries, and credit and debit cards.
According to a recent Shred-it infographic, nearly 9 out of 10 data breaches in the hospitality industry involved a point-of-sale (POS) system where card present transactions occur (such as front desks and retailers associated with the hotel stay).
It is important that guests know hotels are doing everything they can to protect confidential information in their systems – before, during and after their stay.
According to a recent article published by Leisure and Hospitality International, there are three important point of sale security best practices for the hospitality industry.
Read the entire article here.