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beIN MENA Selects Irdeto for Conditional Access Technology, Security Services (CDSA)

Irdeto has announced details of a new three year deal with beIN, the dominant sports and entertainment broadcaster in the region. Building on a long term relationship with Irdeto,... More

Making it Big in Cybersecurity (TechRadar)

Cybersecurity expertise is one of the most in-demand skills in today's IT landscape, and those with security proficiency have some of the most promising career options in all of te... More

Can an Army of Bitcoin ‘Bounty Hunters’ Deter Pirates? (TorrentFreak)

When we first heard of the idea to use Bitcoin bounties to track down pirated content online, we scratched our heads. Snitching on copyright infringers is not a new concept, but... More

Microsoft Protects Azure with ‘Confidential Computing’ (DevOps Online)

Microsoft has opened an access program called ‘confidential computing’, which protects data from Azure security features. The new service offers greater assurance to custome... More

The Web Security Beast (VDMS)

It was quite a week to start researching the tangled world of cyber security, as news of one of the biggest cyberattacks broke. The Equifax Data Breach is definitely the hottest ne... More

Why the Equifax Breach Could Force Executives to Finally Take Cybersecurity Seriously (TechRepublic)

I don't care how secure your systems are, if they're connected to the internet, they can be hacked. That's just a fact of digital life. What isn't a fact, however, is negligence (a... More

What Will Cybersecurity Look Like 10 Years From Now? (Forbes)

The future of cybersecurity is tightly connected to the future of information technology and the advancements of the cyberspace. While I personally have never taken the liberty of ... More

Wazee Digital, Veritone Partner to Enable Media Asset Management with Artificial Intelligence (SCN)

Cloud-native video management and licensing services firm Wazee Digital and Veritone, a provider of artificial intelligence (AI) insights and cognitive solutions, announced Sept. 1... More

NexGuard, Colorfront Collaborate to Ensure Content Distributors Stay Ahead of Tech-Savvy Pirates (CDSA)

NexGuard, a Kudelski company and the leading provider of forensic watermarking technology and solutions, and Colorfront, the Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-perf... More

Which Approach To Cybersecurity Is Most Effective? (Forbes)

Throughout my twenty-four years as CEO of Check Point, I’ve heard of many different approaches to providing cybersecurity solutions offered to enterprises. First, there is the ... More

Narcos’ Cali Cartel Threatens to ‘Kill’ Illegal Downloaders (TorrentFreak)

Netflix offers a great alternative to piracy, and for dozens of millions of people it’s a favorite pastime. Since Netflix’s priorities are shifting more to the production of... More

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Pirated More Than 1 Billion Times (Variety)

The seventh season of “Game of Thrones” has been illegally downloaded or streamed more than 1 billion times. According to a report from anti-piracy firm MUSO, the seven epis... More

If Blockchain Is the Answer, What Is the Security Question? (Dark Reading)

Blockchain technology has made its way into a wide range of business environments, solving problems from securing land registry records to ensuring that music royalties are paid fa... More

PDF Watermarking: Dos and Donts (ISE)

PDF documents are used by nearly every company operating today. Most, if not all, of these companies will have employees with the need to share documents containing sensitive... More

Are You an Easy Hacking Target? Cybersecurity Tips for Small Business (The Guardian)

Small businesses and self-employed people are big targets for hackers, and the financial implications can be crippling. Gone are the days of thinking “It’ll never happen to us... More

Equifax Breach: 8 Takeaways (Bank Info Security)

After Equifax on Thursday warned that 143 million consumers' personal details may have been stolen by hackers, criticism of the consumer credit reporting agency - and data broker -... More

Apple TV 4K Lands Sept. 22 for $179 (Engadget)

The last Apple TV was everything we wanted from a set-top box -- except for 4K support. That's being fixed this year with the Apple TV 4K. It finally gives Apple fans a w... More

Is Blockchain an Accelerator of Piracy? (Irdeto Perspective)

What’s the attraction for pirates? Firstly, it’s the anonymity (or technically pseudonymity). Transactions rely on public and private encryption keys. Although the transactions... More

Study: Certificate in AWS Cloud Tech Can Boost Your Salary 26% (Business Insider)

The latest research confirms that Amazon continues to dominate cloud computing. Amazon Web Services has been a big boon to the company. But the e-commerce giant isn't the only o... More