Cybersecurity in travel and tourism: a risk-based approach

Paraskevas, Alexandros ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1556-5293 (2020) Cybersecurity in travel and tourism: a risk-based approach. In: Handbook of e-Tourism. Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland. ISBN 978303005324 6 (In Press)

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Abstract

As the travel and tourism sector is embracing emerging technologies to redefine products, services, and consumer experiences, their cyber ecosystems become increasingly vulnerable to security risks related with these technologies, the huge amount of financial transactions they carry out and the valuable customer data they store. Over the last few years, several high-profile organizations in the sector made negative headlines because they did not pay appropriate attention to these risks and took an approach to cybersecurity that was fragmented, technology-focused and compliance-oriented. It is evident that a step change is needed, and this chapter presents a more comprehensive, business-driven and risk-based approach to building cybersecurity capability in an organization. The chapter starts with the business case for a cybersecurity strategy and then unfolds the components of a risk-based approach to cybersecurity.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: cyberattacks; cybersecurity; data breach; risk-based approach; threat actors; travel networks
Subjects: Business and finance > Business and management
Computing > Information security > Cyber security
Hospitality and tourism > Hospitality > Risk and reputation management
Hospitality and tourism
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Depositing User: Alexandros Paraskevas
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2020 15:41
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2020 11:20
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/6761

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