Nesh (Steven Puddephatt), Senior Solutions Engineer @ GlobalDots
19.10.2022
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Cyber breaches seem to make headlines every day, with Uber, InterContinental Hotels Group and Marriott International among the major travel brands to have recently fallen victim to attackers. Whether it’s a multinational corporation or a small startup, no travel company is immune to the threat of cybercriminals and fraudsters.

Travel and leisure is one of the most impacted industries globally, with digital fraud attempts rising 155.9% in the last year, according to a forthcoming report by Phocuswire.com, a publication that recently featured a commentary from our Senior Solutions Engineer, Steven Puddephatt, in an article entitled The New Ways CyberCriminals are Attacking Travel Companies. Here is a snippet:

“The travel industry particularly is plagued with bots performing all kinds of activities from semi-harmless price scraping to the very malicious account takeover. Bot protection is also fairly widely adopted across the industry, but it’s not standard yet”.

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