Pandemic Lessons Learned in IT Security, Compliance, and Resilience from the Entertainment Capital’s Gaming and Hospitality Companies

Breakout September 29, 2021 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Ralph Villanueva

The pandemic forced the closure of the Las Vegas gaming and hospitality industries. This sent more than a hundred thousand workers, from casino dealers to gaming executives, to be furloughed, laid off, or to work remotely. Meanwhile, IT teams scrambled to replicate IT functionality in a disparate, work-from-home scenario. This massive shift brought several unique IT security and compliance challenges including shuffling priorities and navigating requirements without sacrificing security posture. In this presentation, Ralph will share his experience and share valuable lessons with fellow professionals in retail and hospitality.