Balancing gameplay and security can drive down risks and improve gamers' trust and loyalty. Check out this slideshow for how.

As money keeps flowing into the gaming industry — particularly with the boom in NFTs and valued in-game items — the video game world is fully within cybercriminal crosshairs. Recent reports show that attacks against gaming brands and player accounts are at an all-time high, with attacks rising by as much as 167% in the last year.

Security experts believe that gaming industry attitudes toward cybersecurity are still in the adolescent stage of development. The following are some of the ways that the companies in this industry can work to improve the risk posture of their gaming platforms.

And for more detail on cybersecurity in the gaming industry, check out Dark Reading's recent industry spotlight.

About the Author(s)

Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer

Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading.

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