Panopticon Labs – Making Online Gaming Safe and Fun
As E-Sports Grows, Videogame Companies Battle Cheaters
Panopticon’s Co-Founder, Matt Cook was interviewed about what we do and why we do it for the vpnMentor blog. Money Quote: There are many security companies out there trying to rebrand or add components for the gaming industry. The problem is that these tools typically tend to focus on IT types of threats and on […]
Video Game Security: The Future Belongs to Machines
The Wall Street Journal profiles the battle that video games are waging against cheaters, including the cost to players and publishers. “Panopticon Laboratories LLC, a cybersecurity company, estimates players world-wide spend between $350 million and $500 million a year on cheat software, which is widely available for purchase online.” Read the full article here.
Panopticon Labs Co-Founder Matthew Cook to Talk Video Game Cybersecurity & Fraud Prevention at GDC 2017
Video games are big business, and big business attracts criminals, fraudsters, and cheats. Somewhere amongst the millions of law-abiding game players are a large handful of shady characters whose main goal is to extract value for themselves or their organizations at the expense of other players and the game publisher. Security teams face the daunting […]
Panopticon Labs Urges Video Game Industry to Self-Regulate on Cybersecurity Before Government Intervenes
Panopticon Laboratories, the world’s first and only cybersecurity company for video game publishers, today announced that co-founder Matthew Cook will speak on the Fraud and Your Game Economy panel presented by Digital River at GDC 2017. He will also talk to a private audience of video game industry pros at an event sponsored by Sheppard […]
Why Video Game Publishers Must Adopt Enforceable Security Standards
Panopticon Laboratories, the world’s first and only cybersecurity company for video game publishers, today announced the release of its second whitepaper, entitled Avoiding Regulation: Why the Video Game Industry Must Develop Cybersecurity Standards Before Lawmakers Intervene. The whitepaper is available for download at https://www.panopticonlabs.com/resources/#white-papers. See the press release here.
Driving the Midwest
Co-Founder Matthew Cook makes an argument for the video game industry to proactively work together to define and enact enforceable cybersecurity standards that protect the gaming experience before the government gets involved. Read the whole article on Dark Reading here.
Columbus native and TechCrunch writer John Biggs discusses (and tours) Midwest tech startups, including Panopticon Labs. Read the full story here.