HFTP Hangout -- Home-based Security

Home-based Offices Introduce New Security Considerations

Last week, a HFTP Hangout was held with two security experts from Venza, highlighting security weaknesses for homebound personnel and recommending where to shore up safeguards.

Exercise Personal Data Security: Tips to Protect Yourself both Online and Off

Tell me if this ever happened to you. You are online searching for someone’s name because you want to make a professional connection and end up finding their home address and phone number on a somewhat suspicious website. Now, imagine if that is your information up there. It seems that…

Letter from the HFTP Global President: HFTP Builds on Past Initiatives to Forge Ahead to the Future

Written By: Timothy G. Nauss, CHAE The HFTP Global board, advisory councils, research centers, and its Austin, Texas-based staff work hard year-round to create and implement wholly new ventures. This is evident with the introduction of brand-new global conferences, digital resources, industry research and more. With the hospitality industry changing and evolving at a faster pace…

Leader or Visionary, They Aren’t Necessarily the Same Thing

By Lyle Worthington, CHTP, HFTP Global Vice President As I sat on my flight home from Dubai, I couldn’t help but reflect on the past few days: my experience in the Middle East, and the incredible size and scale of everything in Dubai. Things are growing there at a rate…

EUs Ruling Against Safe Harbor Agreements Throws Companies in Limbo

Early in October the ability to “personalize” our relationship with customers hit a road block for companies that do business in Europe and the United States. The European Court of Justice ruled against the 15-year Safe Harbor principles which were used as a framework for companies to transfer personally identifiable…

What are the Controller’s and CFO’s Roles in Data Security?

We’ve all read the news about data breaches. The financial consequences and reputation damage have been widely reported.  As the ones who watch over the company’s financial performance, controllers and CFOs must manage all components that impact the bottom line and that includes corporate data. 5 Practical Steps Security industry…