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BCC Hotel Sector meeting on Cyber security. Hosted by Fort Consult, part of NCC Group

2017-05-23

On May 23rd, the BCC together with Fort Consult, part of NCC Group invited BCC Members from Hotel sector to attend the video-conference with Pedro Rolo, Senior Security Consultant at FortConsult in Portugal. The meeting was held at Holiday Inn, Vilnius.

 

During the video-conference Mr Rolo presented the reasons why things are working in Portugal, what the acquirer role has been, how they handle the hotels, and what sort of improvements have been apparent. Also, the relation to the EU General Data Protection Regulation approach, and new version of PCI DSS v.3.2 which will be valid from 2018  in hotels sector were covered as well.

 

Pedro has been working in the field of technical Information Security for over ten years, and has experience working with hotel sector. Bringing together his offensive and defensive security experience, Pedro can quickly identify value-added measures to improve organizations’ technical security.

 

Why it is important? Many hotel suffer from attacks and data leaks whereas countless breaches don’t even make the news. Hackers can easily cheat unsuspecting employees and remain undetected. 95 % of cyber-attacks start with an email, and it takes 146 days on average to discover an intrusion. How do you avoid these types of scenarios? We invite you to learn how a hacker operates in real life, so that you can use this insight to protect your business against various types of attacks.

 

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