Bill Travitz serves as Director of Client Technology Strategy for Arctic IT. Bill’s technology career spans more than three decades in a variety of critical roles including engineer, developer, IT security and leadership. He has served the Enterprise, Small and Medium Business (SMB) as well as Federal, State, Local and Tribal Governments. Bill came to Arctic IT after owning his own business for more than 20 years. Most recently he was the Director of the Office of Information Technology at the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. There he led a complete digital transformation effort from fully on-premises to a cloud based, zero trust architecture. Bill lives in Bryson City, NC with his wife Katy in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Casinos Share Lessons Learned from Cyber Attacks
Ransomware attacks are on the rise globally and cyber criminal gangs have stepped up their attacks on casinos. In 2023 a record number of casinos in North America had their computer systems attacked, resulting in stolen information and disruption to operations. The problem just got real – the risk has now been escalated onto the radars of casino executives, investors, regulators, vendors, customers and employees around the world. Cyber criminals share information amongst themselves, it’s time for casinos to fight back and do the same thing. In this power discussion representatives from casinos that have been attacked in recent years come together to share valuable insights and lessons learned to help us increase awareness and understand the issues we will deal with when hit with a ransomware attack.