Online casino games supplier NetEnt announced that it was awarded the global standard ISO 27001 certification that would enable it to enter new regulated markets.
The first such new regulated market NetEnt entered after it obtained the ISO 27001 certification was Switzerland.
The ISO 27001 certification is awarded to companies that prove commitment to information security management. The testing and certification process covers protection of sensitive information as well as development, infrastructure, and network configuration.
Of the recently received certification, Henrik Fagerlund, Managing Director of NetEnt’s Maltese operation, said that it is “an important acknowledgment” for the company and the result of “dedicated and hard work from our team.”
Mr. Fagerlund went on to say that NetEnt prides itself “on being a reliable, trustworthy, and secure partner” to its customers and their players.
Aside from demonstrating its commitment to data security management, the ISO 27001 certification also enables the casino content supplier to enter new regulated territories and participate in World Lottery Association procurements which has not been possible before.
Switzerland has become the first regulated territory NetEnt has debuted its content portfolio in since the company obtained its ISO 27001 certification last week.
The Swedish provider said that its casino games content is now live with the online gaming operations of Grand Casino Luzern and Grand Casino Baden.
Switzerland reorganized its iGaming market last summer, and Grand Casino Luzern and Grand Casino Baden were among the first local land-based casinos to go live with gambling websites.
The integration of NetEnt content with Grand Casino Luzern was carried out via Paf’s iGaming platform, while the integration with Grand Casino Baden took place via the Gamanza platform.
The Swedish iGaming content supplier said that it is on track to roll out its games portfolio with several other Switzerland-licensed gambling operators in the coming months.
Delivering on Growth Strategy
Commenting on their Swiss market entry, Mr. Fagerlund said that the move was part of their efforts to continue to deliver on their strategy to “grow by strengthening our position in regulated markets.”
The official added that they are pleased to have taken “this step into the Swiss market and look forward to launching our award-winning games with even more operators soon.”
The newly obtained ISO 27001 certification will also enable Red Tiger to offer NetEnt Group solutions in markets where such certification is required.
NetEnt acquired fellow gambling content provider Red Tiger last fall. The Swedish group announced last month that it initiated a restructuring to accelerate the full integration of Red Tiger with its new parent organization.
It became known that the restructuring included laying off 120 employees, mostly ones based in NetEnt’s Stockholm and Malta offices.
NetEnt said that the full integration would “strengthen competitiveness and increase value creation in the company.”