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Know Your Gamer: The Need for Identity Verification in the Gaming Industry 2023

It’s reasonable to say that most of us have participated in the playing of at least one video game. Over 3 billion individuals across the world now spend their free time playing video games, whether they do it on a console, a computer, or a smartphone. It should come as no surprise that the market is thought to be worth over $300 billion. Since the advent of Pong, an Atari video game with a table tennis theme, in 1972, the industry has seen significant development.

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Gaming Industry: The Need For CyberSecurity (Protocols)

Gaming is the largest entertainment industry worldwide, with a market worth over $197 billion USD in 2022. The pandemic has caused an enormous 26% surge in growth in 2019 and 2021 as users attempted to break up the monotony of lockdowns and stay close to friends and family. This large and growing industry where cash and data are exchanged online is a draw for nefarious actors.

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Everything about the Online Skill Based Gaming Laws in India

According to a recent government assessment, India needs a regulatory body to oversee and categorise online gambling websites. The study, which was created by a committee of senior officials under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, advocated for involvement and tougher categorization of India’s online gaming industry.

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Cybersecurity in iGaming: How to Protect Your Business from Cybercrime

When the American heist comedy Ocean’s Eleven was released on Friday, December 7, 2001, it topped the box-office draw for that weekend. The story follows two friends who plan to steal $160 million from three major casinos in Las Vegas. Entertainment Weekly called it “the most winning robbery sequence of the decade”.

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Skill Gaming in India: How Identify Verification is the solution for new regulations

India’s online gaming industry has witnessed an unprecedented rise even before the pandemic. It is in the world’s top five mobile gaming markets. However, COVID-19 and the following lockdowns saw significant growth in online gaming in India. By September 2020, almost 17% of worldwide downloads, with 7.3 billion installed games in September 2020. India has 400+ online gaming market players and is home to 420 million online gamers, second only to China.

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How to Secure Online Video Gaming from The Biggest Cyber Threats in 2022

Imagine, you are in the middle of a heated battle and are almost ready to claim the victory over your virtual opponent when you see a note on the screen: “We are experiencing a DDoS attack which may result in disconnections for some players.” Now?

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Casino Cybersecurity: A Winning Bet

According to the American Gaming Association, there are 981 casinos in the United States, raking in more than $57 billion annually in gross gaming revenue. With that much money at play, it’s no wonder hackers view casinos as potential jackpots. And while the public tends to consider casinos as exceptionally secure, the reality is this: When it comes to cybersecurity, the house doesn’t always win.

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Cyber threats increasingly target video games - The metaverse is next

The technical infrastructure of video games requires a significant level of access to private data, whether through client-server side interactions or financial data. This has led to what Computer Weekly describes as a ‘relentless’ attack on the video game industry, with attacks against game hosts and customer credentials rising 224% in 2021.