GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Cybersecurity In The Hospitality Industry Statistics

Cybersecurity incidents in the hospitality industry have been increasing, with the sector facing an average of 25,000 malware attempts per month and experiencing a 119% increase in ransomware attacks in 2020.

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"The hospitality industry falls behind other industries when it comes to cybersecurity, with only 32% being "very confident" in their security posture."

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"47% of guests do not trust hotel Wi-Fi due to cybersecurity concerns."

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"51% of hoteliers consider cybersecurity as one of their top five priorities."

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"The average cost of a data breach in the hospitality industry is $3.5 million."

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"64% of software used by hotels involves third-party vendors, posing additional cybersecurity risks."

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"80% of hotels report not having an incident response plan for cyberattacks."

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"70% of industry executives believe a major cyberattack will occur in the next 5 years."

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"45% of guests have had a personal data breach while staying at a hotel."

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"95% of breaches in the hospitality industry are financially motivated."

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"Phishing attacks account for 43% of cybersecurity incidents in the hospitality sector."

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"Only 30% of hotel companies have cybersecurity insurance."

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"75% of hotels are using outdated cybersecurity measures."

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"89% of executives in the hotel industry agree more robust cybersecurity measures are essential for the future."

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"55% of hospitality businesses surveyed have experienced ransomware attacks."

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"60% of travelers are more likely to choose hotels with robust cybersecurity policies."

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"The hospitality sector is the third most targeted industry for cyberattacks."

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"Cyberattacks on the hospitality industry reportedly increased by 20% in 2021."

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"74% of organizations in the hospitality industry reported experiencing a data breach in the past year."

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"Cybersecurity jobs in hospitality are expected to grow by 32% over the next decade."

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"53% of data breaches in the hospitality industry involve POS (Point of Sale) systems."

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