Data Security Concerns Online Gamers

12 August 2008

More than three-fourths of online gamers are troubled by security risks, eGaming Review reported on Monday. commissioned research company Dynamic Markets to investigate how customers felt while gambling online. After conducting a telephone survey, the study found 81 percent of customers worry about security risks, 61 percent said they feel anxious about encountering errors while playing online and 40 percent worry about the security surrounding payouts.

“For new entrants into the online gaming market, allaying these fears can be a tough requirement to meet,” Alessandro Hatami, managing director of, told eGaming Review. “Lacking the brand awareness of their larger competitors, startups face an uphill struggle demonstrating their security credentials to customers.”