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  Posted on: Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Legacy travel booking systems do not protect travelers’ private information
Homeland Security News Wire

Travel bookings worldwide are maintained in a handful of systems. The three largest — Global Distributed Systems (GDS) Amadeus, Sabre, and Travelport — administer more than 90 percent of flight reservations as well as numerous hotel, car, and other travel bookings. The most important security feature lacking from all three GDSs is a proper way to authenticate travelers.


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