Anti-Piracy

Irdeto Incorporates AI Into Anti-Piracy Software To Combat Illegal Streaming (SportsTechie)

Dutch cybersecurity company Irdeto has released an updated version of its Piracy Control software solution that could help digital steaming companies protect their product. Online... More

Irdeto Launches Hosted CA for Small and Mid-Sized Cable Operators (CDSA)

Irdeto, a leader in digital platform security, has announced the launch of its Hosted CA solution in Russia at CSTB 2018. Irdeto Cloaked CA (cardless CA) is already trusted by Holl... More

Major Studios, Streamers Win Early Battle in War with TickBox (Hollywood Reporter)

Major Hollywood studios and streamers won an early battle in a copyright fight with TickBox on Tuesday. A California federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against the strea... More

Running with the Pirate Hunters: How AI is Creating an Online Piracy Arms Race (Alphr)

By the time the first boxing bell has rung, or whistle is blown, the pirate hunters have begun. Before a punch is thrown or goal is scored, they’re tracking illegal streams, scou... More

Irdeto Acquires Denuvo, Bringing Together Decades of Security Expertise to Protect the Gaming Industry (CDSA)

Irdeto has acquired Denuvo, the world leader in gaming security, to provide anti-piracy and anti-cheat solutions for games on desktop, mobile, console and VR devices. Denuvo provid... More

Europol, AAPA Shut Down Illegal Streaming Network (DTV Europe)

Europol and the Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAPA) have helped to dismantle an illegal IPTV streaming business following raids in Cyprus, Bulgaria and Greece. Europol said th... More

CES 2018: Tata Sky, Irdeto Expand Security Partnership

Digital platform security firm Irdeto announced at CES that it has expanded its security partnership with Tata Sky, a content distribution platform providing satellite pay TV servi... More

Kaleidescape Adds NexGuard Tech to Protect Movie Server Content

High-end home entertainment movie server company Kaleidescape has announced a new partnership with NexGuard, integrating the Kudelski-owned content protection company’s forensic ... More

Dish Network Files Two Lawsuits Against Pirate IPTV Providers (TorrentFreak)

Dish Network, a leading U.S. TV provider with more than 13 million subscribers, is continuing its crackdown on unauthorized streaming services. In a pair of lawsuits filed in Mar... More

ISP to Customers: Piracy Allegations Could Affect Your Smart Thermostats (TechSpot)

Internet service providers threatening customers who persistently download files via torrents is nothing new. But one US ISP has warned copyright infringers that if they don’t st... More

CDSA Content Protection Summit Tech Showcases in Review

CDSA's Content Protection Summit featured a series of exclusive, breakout workshops, providing attendees with expert insights into new security technologies and processes. These... More

ISE, HGST Talk Storage Security at Content Protection Summit

Erik Weaver, global director of media and entertainment market development for Western Digital’s HGST, looks at the storage needs for the industry today, and sees some solutions ... More

Putting Out the Fire of Content Security

The recent CDSA Content Protection Summit was memorable for more than just the tragic fires spreading throughout the Los Angeles area that morning. From a programming standpoint, h... More

‘Rampant’ Video Piracy Sparks Calls for a Singapore Crackdown (Bloomberg)

Singapore, which prides itself on being a haven for law and order, is being called a haven for pirating copyrighted programming by entertainment titans such as Walt Disney, HBO, th... 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

How Industry Efforts — And Online Fan Armies — Helped Fight Piracy of Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ (Billboard)

The music industry has a new secret weapon when it comes to fighting piracy in the age of social media: fan armies. When the track list for Taylor Swift’s Reputation was poste... More

Cybersecurity: The Buck Stops in the Boardroom (Fortium)

Ever since the internet emerged as a public information gateway, thieves and pranksters have been working to exploit it for criminal gain. Today, cybercrime is a billion-dollar ind... 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

Hacker Suspected of Extorting HBO Over ‘Game of Thrones’ Script is Charged (Digital Trends)

Winter is coming for the hacker involved in one of the most publicized computer hacks of 2017. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York named Iranian citi... More

How an Atlanta Power Couple’s Business Heightened Hollywood, Silicon Valley Piracy Anxieties (L.A. Times)

Jeffrey and Carrla Goldstein seem to have all the makings of a power couple from a reality TV show. They host events for local religious groups at their tony mansion o... More