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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 5. Virginia Lottery Board
Chapter 70. Sports Betting
6/12/2024

11VAC5-70-200. System integrity and security assessment.

A. Within 90 days after beginning operations and annually thereafter, a permit holder shall engage an independent testing laboratory or an independent firm approved by the director to perform a system integrity and security assessment of its sports betting operations.

B. The scope of the integrity and security assessment shall include, at a minimum, all of the following:

1. A vulnerability assessment of internal, external, and wireless networks with the intent of identifying vulnerabilities of all devices, internet sports betting platforms, and applications transferring, storing, or processing personally identifiable information (PII) or other sensitive information connected to or present on the networks;

2. A penetration test of all internal, external, and wireless networks to confirm if identified vulnerabilities of all devices, internet sports betting platforms, and applications are susceptible to compromise;

3. A technical security control assessment against the provisions of the sports betting law and this chapter consistent with generally accepted professional standards and as approved by the director;

4. An evaluation of information security services, cloud services, payment services (financial institutions, payment processors, etc.), location services, and any other services that may be offered directly by the permit holder or involve the use of third parties; and

5. Any other specific criteria or standards for the integrity and security assessment required by the director.

C. The independent testing laboratory or independent firm shall issue a report on its assessment and submit it to the director. The report shall include, at a minimum:

1. The scope of review;

2. Name and company affiliation of any individual who conducted the assessment;

3. Date of assessment;

4. Findings;

5. Recommended corrective action, if any; and

6. Permit holder's response to the findings and recommended corrective action.

Statutory Authority

§§ 58.1-4007, 58.1-4015.1, and 58.1-4030 through 58.1-4047 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 4, eff. October 12, 2020.

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