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Security is a big deal at casinos, from the tuxedoed goons standing at the entrance to the gaming floor to the layers of IT protection for the data flowing to and from the site. Yet casinos still make mistakes, and one Australian gambling giant experienced a particularly spectacular stuff-up with its network.


Microsoft manages physical security for all its facilities from three global security operations centres (GSOCs): one in Redmond, one in London, and one in Hyderabad. But reaching the stage where that was possible required some complex tactics to transform the traditional vision of of security as "guns, guards and gates" to something that actually helped Gates' business.