Date: 21.09.2023

by Mateusz Mazur

Internet Vikings Enhances Cybersecurity with Strategic Partnership with Cloudflare

Internet Vikings, a leading provider of first-to-market licensed in-state hosting for the sports betting and iGaming sector, has announced its strategic collaboration with Cloudflare, Inc. (NYSE: NET), a company specializing in security, performance, and Internet reliability.

Internet Vikings Enhances Cybersecurity with Strategic Partnership with Cloudflare

This partnership represents a significant advancement in strengthening cybersecurity measures within the online gaming industry.

Robust cybersecurity solution

By implementing a robust cybersecurity solution across the Cloudflare network, Internet Vikings empowers its customers with industry-leading protection against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, complemented by Cloudflare Magic Transit protections.

Cybersecurity remains a top priority for Internet Vikings, aligning with the company’s high standards. Partnering with a top-tier security provider like Cloudflare underscores its active commitment to safeguarding clients against the ever-evolving cyber threats. With Cloudflare’s Magic Transit, Internet Vikings can now proactively anticipate and efficiently mitigate potential DDoS attacks directed at its customers.

New opportunity

Rickard Vikström, CEO of Internet Vikings, commented, ​“We are always in search of new opportunities to deliver more comprehensive services to our clients. I am convinced that equipping our systems with Cloudflare is the best step for Internet Vikings to have taken towards improving cyber security within the industry. It will not only allow businesses to avoid financial and reputational damage, but guarantee the players a better and uninterrupted gaming experience.”

Andy Lockhart, Vice President EMEA at Cloudflare, emphasized the importance of cybersecurity in the sports betting and iGaming industry. He stated, “Protecting the sports betting and iGaming industry requires businesses like Internet Vikings to have a robust cybersecurity and performance solution. There are an increasing number of attacks across the industry, with Cloudflare blocking on average 124 billion cyber threats each day globally,”

Cloudflare plays a pivotal role in protecting the Internet while ensuring it remains reliable and fast for users worldwide. This is achieved through Cloudflare’s vast network, one of the largest globally, spanning more than 300 cities in over 100 countries.