A benchmark entity in the sector, the International Gaming Standards Association (IGSA) announced today the formation of a Cyber Resiliency Committee (CRC) supported by Aristocrat Technologies, Light & Wonder and AXES.ai to create standards for cyber risk management, cybersecurity governance and framework control for casino operators and their ecosystem.
Earle G. Hall, Chairman of IGSA and CEO of AXES.ai, explained: “It is very inspiring to see IGSA Platinum and Gold members come together rapidly to address the alarming rate of increase of cybersecurity issues in our industry. Our members are clear that cybersecurity has to be a top priority for all gaming suppliers in our industry to protect operators and our industry at large. I want to send a sincere thank you to Aristocrat Technologies and Light & Wonder for stepping up to lead this initiative to improve our industry.”
For his part, Peter DeRaedt, President of IGSA, commented: “IGSA is being called to head a concerted effort to create cyber standards to protect our industry and that is exactly what we will do thanks to the incredible leadership within our Platinum and Gold members. This Committee will solicit experts within our membership to create ready-to-use standards to improve cyber resilience. We are grateful that our Chairman, Earle G. Hall, has volunteered to act as interim chair, to direct this Committee that we anticipate will offer much needed guidance and support to our industry.”
The International Gaming Standards Association is the largest technical standards development organization dedicated to the creation and evolution of standards to the betterment of the global gaming industry. Through the creation and evolution of intellectual property, exclusively available to its distinguished membership, and with the input of regulators, operators and suppliers all over the world, the IGSA ensures its members enjoy a unique strategic advantage.