Rising ransomware attacks pose major cybersecurity threat to travel industry

The travel and tourism sector has become a prime focus for cyberattacks in recent times

Apr 13, 2023

Against this backdrop, cybersecurity concerns within the industry have escalated with a 4% year-on-year (YoY) rise in 2022, reflecting the prevailing sentiment, says GlobalData.

Key takeaways

  • Sentiment for airlines, travel services, and lodging rose by 6%, 4%, and 1%, respectively, in 2022 over 2021;
  • A severe data security incident can lead to operational disturbances and cause significant financial damage to the business;
  • Investing in robust cybersecurity solutions, educating employees about cybersecurity risks, and staying up to date on cybersecurity threats can help reduce the likelihood of an attack.

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