The Eastern Iowa Airport announces breach to parking facilities revenue control system

Cedar Rapids, IA:  The Eastern Iowa Airport recently learned of a security incident involving credit and debit card data collected at the Airport Parking Facilities between September 29 and October 29, 2014. Customers who utilized the public parking facility at the Airport could have had their credit card information compromised.

As soon as the breach was discovered, the affected server was isolated and security measures were put in place to eliminate any further compromise of data. The breach was isolated to the public parking lot and did not affect any other concessions. The Airport is asking any customers who used their credit or debit card to exit the parking facility between September 29th and October 29th to closely monitor their accounts.  If customer’s notice any fraudulent activity they should notify the issuing bank or financial institution and the Airport Public Safety department at 319-731-5722.

The Eastern Iowa Airport is working with Republic Parking, the Parking Operator at the Airport, and DataPark, the manufacturer of the revenue controls system, to investigate the situation per the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.  Third party forensic experts have been hired to assist with the investigation. The security compromise has been contained, and customers can use their credit and debit cards at the public parking facilities at The Eastern Iowa Airport. Due to ongoing forensics and law enforcement investigations, the airport is limited in the amount of information we have and can provide at this time browse around here. However, the airport will continue to post relevant consumer updates on the airport website, located at www.eiairport.org .

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Contact: Heather Wilson, Director of Marketing and Communication, 319-731-5719

 

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