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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

In April 2016, the European Parliament adopted a new standard to improve data protection for individuals within the European Union (EU). Companies face strict fines for not complying with the standards set by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which provides greater predictability and efficiency for organizations that do business in the EU and offers residents increased data protection rights. The GDPR does not simply apply to EU domestic business, but to companies worldwide that target their goods and services to European citizens.

Cybersecurity guidelines: protect your business when working remotely

In the first half of 2020, Marriott International announced they had experienced a data breach, putting the personal data of 5.2 million guests at risk1. While this number dwarfs in comparison to the data breach of the 500 million Marriott and Starwood guests in late 20182, the message is clear: Hotels are a target for threats and need to focus on protecting their employees and guest data.