Expert: Cyber attacks will continue for gambling industry, improved security needed

Expert: Cyber attacks will continue for gambling industry, improved security needed

Article brief provided by PlayMichigan.com
  • Drew Ellis, PlayMichigan.com
October 5, 2023 3:41 PM
  • Drew Ellis, PlayMichigan.com

It’s been a few weeks since MGM Grand Detroit suffered the impact of a cyber attack through its parent company, MGM Resorts International.

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The attack was one of a handful to occur at a casino over recent months, leaving the gaming operators and customers vulnerable.

PlayMichigan chatted with Lisa Plaggemier, the Executive Director at National Cybersecurity Alliance, about the attacks and what casinos and customers can better do to keep themselves protected.

Most people have experienced some form of an attempt at a cyber attack in their personal or work life, whether they know it or not.

According to the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, 47% of American adults have had personal data exposed by cyber criminals.