Hotel industry world-wide has earned the reputation of being one of the most vulnerable victims of guest credit card data theft. Cyber criminals attack hotel database and other systems seeking guests’ personal and financial information like credit card details and all. In such a scenario, hoteliers should adopt PA DSS Compliant Hotel ERP to safeguard their networks and guests’ details from hackers.
Data thefts at Hotels
Investigations have revealed that guests’ credit card data stored in point of sale and property management systems are quite easy targets in events of breaches. According to Trustwave Global Security report, in 2015, point of sale was breached in 45% and in 64% of cases credit card data were compromised in the hospitality sector. More than 12 incidences of data thefts were reported from 2010 to 2015. Read More
Published in: IDS Next
By: Manoj Mohanty