Earlier this year, Sony had encountered one of the biggest online computer hacking scandals of this century. On April 20th attacks from an outside source shut down Sony’s online counterpart for 25 days and endangering the accounts of roughly 77 million people.
Well, the good news that after that they helped out their longtime customers with providing them with free games and now they are ensuring us that their entire network is now setting the standard for online security.
Video gamer.com spoke to Michael Denny who is the SCEE senior vice president had this to say regarding those attacks and how they will prepare for any future altercations.
“In terms of our learnings, of course we have to take that experience and move on, and make sure that our systems are more robust and more secure. That’s the best we can do, and we think we’ve moved to as a high a world-leading security system as is out there. It focuses the mind when things like that happen, and we’ll do our utmost to make sure that our consumers’ experience isn’t interfered with again.”
He continues to applaud those of us that stayed true to Playstation stating that at least 90% of users have stayed with the service which is a very good retention rate after pretty much violating millions of people’s private information.
Now it has been seven months since the debacle and things have been running smoothly so far. Yes there were a few little hiccups between then and now but more so, they have taken the steps in the right direction to prevent this kind of online Holocaust from happening again.