LAS VEGAS, NV (June 9, 2015) – Further deepening its commitment to client service and security, Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) has named gaming industry IT professional Steve Bonilla as the company’s new Engineering Development Manager.
Bonilla will act as a subject matter expert and as an advocate for clients, understanding their needs and pain points and best aligning each client with the services GLI can provide.
GLI Vice President of Global Services Ian Hughes said, “Recognizing the critical importance of IT auditing and security to our clients’ businesses, over the past three years GLI has been very carefully assembling a team of the world’s leading IT and IT security experts and building the most complete portfolio of professional services available. Now we are thrilled to add Steve to our team, where he will champion our clients’ needs, empowering us to provide the perfect solution for each individual situation.”
Bonilla comes to GLI from American Gaming Systems (AGS) where, as Director of IT & Technical Compliance, he was tasked with transforming dated and unmanaged technology into a modern multi-site international infrastructure while aligning company procedures to gaming industry standards. He serves as an Adjunct Instructor, teaching IT security and fundamentals to college undergrads, and has certified Class II/Class III gaming systems as Team Leader at BMM Testlabs. Bonilla belongs and contributes to several IT and security-focused groups, and serves a volunteer role as Education Director for the Las Vegas Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA).
Bonilla’s hiring comes on the heels of GLI’s acquisition of SLI Global Solutions, which further expanded GLI’s professional services capabilities, including IT audits and penetration testing. GLI’s broad portfolio of professional services offer IT leaders and executives the services they need to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of their infrastructure while ensuring compliance with ever-changing gaming and IT industry standards.
GLI is also taking an active role to support the awareness of the Las Vegas IT security community by offering use of its GLI University® Training Center for local IT Leadership group meetings and training sessions.
About Gaming Laboratories International
For more than 25 years, Gaming Laboratories International, LLC has continuously delivered THE best quality land-based and iGaming testing and consulting services with supreme accuracy while reducing time to market. With 21 laboratory locations spread across Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Europe, North America and South America, GLI is the only global organization of its kind to hold U.S. and international accreditations for compliance with ISO/IEC 17025, 17020, and 17065 standards for technical competence in the gaming, wagering and lottery industries. For more information, visit www.gaminglabs.com.
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