Full Attention to Data Security Can Help Avoid Security Nightmares

Smitha, Michael E.
October 2008
Hospitality Upgrade;Autumn2008, p34
Trade Publication
The article discusses the importance of full attention on data security in the U.S. According to the author, 68% of reported cases and customer concerns with hospitality industry cite the issues of data breaches in credit cards which resulted to the owner's financial liability and fraud issues. In addition, the author notes that data security should be considered as a smart and strategic investment which could help company attain business success and growth. It also highlights the important milestones on credit card industry regarding data security as well as the recommended mitigation strategy on how to address packet sniffing.


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