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The Art of Online Game Hacking (Presented by Cyrex)

Mathieu Huysman  (Ethical Hacker, Co-founder and COO, Cyrex)

Tim De Wachter  (Ethical Hacker, Co-founder and CTO, Cyrex)

Location: Room 3020, West Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 23

Time: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Plus Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Business & Marketing

Format: Sponsored Session

Viewing Experience: In-Person

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

Audience Level: Yes

Join the Cyrex speaking session to learn all about online game hacking and discover how to secure yourself and your online games against hackers and cheaters. Ethical hackers, Mathieu Huysman and Tim de Wachter, will guide you through their extensive hands-on experience within the game hacking space and provide you with some fascinating insights and secrets. Founded in 2015, Cyrex has established itself as a trusted partner to both gaming studios and publishers worldwide. With the rise of cyberattacks bringing both financial and reputational damage to game developers throughout the world, it has never been more important to protect your game from malicious oncoming threats.


The key takeaways discussed include, how are hackers infiltrating your game, why your game is targeted by black hat hackers, how to protect your game from hacking and the misconceptions about anti-cheat solutions. After the presentation has concluded, Cyrex hopes their audience will be educated and better protected from hackers.

Intended Audience

Whether you are involved in the gaming and cybersecurity industries or have a general interest in the ever-evolving world of ethical hacking, Cyrex welcomes you to join their presentation. This is a must-attend event for anyone involved in the games industry or interested in protecting your business from malicious hackers.