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Updates on SITA Breach

News Highlights

March 8, 2021

Updates on SITA Breach

SITA hasn’t updated its March 4th disclosure, but airlines who use SITA’s passenger information management system have been notifying their own customers about last week’s breach, Asian Aviation reports. Among the airlines contacting customers are Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, and Finnair.

The Cyber Wire Pro tapped K2’s VP of Marketing for commentary:

Timothy Chiu, Vice President of Marketing for K2 Cyber Security, suggests that compliance with established security frameworks is one of the first things to look at: “Making sure your organization only shares the essential data needed, and verifying that your partners and suppliers are implementing and following a security framework, like the one outlined by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) in SP800-53, is as important as making sure your own organization is secure…

Click here to read the complete Cyber Wire Pro article on the SITA breach


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