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September 19, 2020

To provide new services that will help ensure casino security

GLI and Foundstone Professional Services form security partnership

(US).- In a move designed to help bolster casino operator security, GLI and Foundstone Professional Services, a division of McAfee, have formed a partnership, under which the companies are offering independent auditing and consulting of casino operators' IT networks.

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aming Laboratories Internacional President and co-founder James R. Maida said: “This is an era of ever-advancing technologies, both in the game and across the entire operation. These new services will help operators ensure that their systems, such as server-based gaming, networks and wireless communications, are as safe and secure as possible.”

Vice President of Foundstone Professional Service Bill Hau said: “The implementation of information security for casino operators presents unique and distinct challenges for both the operators themselves and the customers who may use the infrastructure to access services provided. We are excited and proud to be part of this GLI partnership, and I'm confident Foundstone will provide the expertise and leadership necessary to help bolster casino operator security.”

Today's casino floor is networked to central servers, and the network can have hundreds, even thousands, of access points, putting the network and stored data at risk. The new GLI/Foundstone services will conduct in-depth technical testing of networks, applications, and various security related infrastructure components such as firewalls, VPNs and wireless networks. Services also include auditing network security systems, detection of intrusions, identification of weaknesses and outlining recommendations to repair any discovered weaknesses.

Foundstone Professional Services, a division of McAfee Corp., delivers strategic solutions to security challenges using a balanced combination of business consulting, technology consulting and education.

Foundstone's security consultants are among the best and most-recognized security experts in the world, having helped hundreds of high-profile organizations in the military, Fortune 500 and federal and state governments. They ensure their clients have right processes and procedures in place, use the most effective tools to support these processes and procedures, and the education to make it all work together effectively and seamlessly.

Gaming Laboratories International operates nine fully accredited testing laboratories worldwide, in addition to fully accredited inspection bodies in America, Europe and Africa. GLI is the only independent testing laboratory of its kind to hold both U.S. and International accreditations for compliance with ISO 17025 and 17020 standards for technical competence in testing and inspection services.

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