All posts by Chris Tribbey

Ooyala Study: Mobile Video Plays Hit New High

More than 58% of all video plays worldwide came via mobile devices in the third quarter of 2017, the sixth straight quarter mobile devices accounted for more than half of all onlin... More

Content Protection Expert Stresses IoT Vulnerabilities at CPS

Spencer Stephens, the former, longtime CTO of Sony Pictures Entertainment and founder of cybersecurity consulting firm Spencer.Media, wishes everyone involved in the IoT (Internet ... More

Vulnerability and Patch Report, Dec. 10, 2017 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Apple iTunes: Apple has released version 12.7.2 (64-bit and 32-bit) of iTunes. Updates are available from Apple’s website. AxCrypt: AxCrypt has r... More

MediaSilo at Content Protection Summit: If It’s Important, Watermark It

Not long ago, content protection technology firm MediaSilo surveyed roughly 100 media and entertainment companies, asking, in broad strokes, about the pain points they’re feeling... More

PwC Survey: Executives See Higher Cybersecurity Stakes

Executives around the world are getting better at acknowledging the risks posed by today’s cybersecurity threats, yet companies at large may still be unprepared to deal with them... More

Content Protection Expert Stresses IoT Vulnerabilities at CPS

Spencer Stephens, the former, longtime CTO of Sony Pictures Entertainment and founder of cybersecurity consulting firm Spencer.Media, wishes everyone involved in the IoT (Internet ... More

Content Protection Summit Keynoter Tackles Modern Data Challenges

Victoria Espinel, president and CEO of BSA The Software Alliance, sees the software industry going through more than one major transformation today, one being that software compani... More

Vulnerability and Patch Report, Dec. 3, 2017 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Apple macOS: Apple has released an update to macOS High Sierra. Apply the update. Details are available on Apple’s website. Special note regarding t... More

Watermarking, Cloud Security in Focus at Content Protection Summit

Following the mainstage presentations at the day-long Dec. 6, CDSA Content Protection Summit (CPS) in Marina del Rey, Calif., the more than 300 industry leaders expected in attenda... More

ITV Studios Daytime Taps Avid Maestro for HD Workflow (SSN)

The U.K.’s ITV Studios Daytime, which broadcasts more than 1,500 hours of live programming a year, has tapped Avid and its Maestro graphics solutions to enhance its live programm... More

M&E Security Takes Center Stage Dec. 6 at Content Protection Summit

For Harrie Tholen, managing director of Kudelski-owned content protection company NexGuard, securing content means so much more than looking after your bottom line. “By deploy... More

SDI Media Promotes Alberto Abisso to EVP, Europe

Media services provider SDI Media has promoted Alberto Abisso, longtime company SVP of European operations, to EVP of Europe, handing Abisso oversight of SDI Media’s European ser... More

Vulnerability and Patch Report, Nov. 26, 2017 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Apple iOS: Apple has released version 11.1.2 of its iOS. Updates are available from Apple’s website. Avira Antivirus: Avira has released version ... More

Taksati Consulting: Implementing Cybersecurity as a Business Enabler

Boutique cybersecurity consulting firm Taksati was founded a simple yet crucial premise: no two companies have the same security needs, and media and entertainment companies are be... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: Discovery Endangered Species VR, BET Web Series

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • On Nov. 21, BET Digital, the online-fir... More

WiTH Event to Run with Dec. 6 Content Protection Summit in L.A.

The Dec. 6 Content Protection Summit (CPS) being held at the Marina del Rey Marriott will also see the next Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH) workshop, this time with the theme... More

Vulnerability and Patch Report, Nov. 19, 2017 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Adobe Flash Player: Adobe has released version 27.0.0.187. Updates are available from Adobe’s website. Adobe Reader DC: Adobe has released versio... More

PwC: The Content Discovery Challenge is Real (SSN)

More than half of consumers (55%) are looking for a new TV show or movie to watch at least once per week, 83% are looking a few times each month, and nearly two thirds are struggli... More

NeuLion, Rogers Media Look at DRM Content Protection Solutions

Beginning in 2014, Rogers Media began streaming live sports through its Sportsnet NOW service, offering up the NHL, MLB, NBA, the Premiere League, and more, all protected with AES-... More

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