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HITS Spring: Finding Effective Piracy Solutions More Urgent Than Ever for M&E Companies

Pre-release piracy of content is costly for media & entertainment (M&E) companies and it’s become simple to illegally make copies and distribute pirated content, so it’s more i... More

Piracy, Cybersecurity Efforts Highlighted at HITS Spring

The annual HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit returns to Los Angeles on May 17, and an afternoon pair of breakout sessions will look at the latest in cyberse... More

Trusted Partner Network Heads Share Details

The end goal of the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) — the industrywide content security initiative launched by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Content Deli... More

GRIMM: A Tailored Approach to M&E Security and Risk Assessments

Piracy and other cybercrimes continue to present major challenges for the media and entertainment (M&E) industry. For the past six years, GRIMM has been offering security engin... More

NAB Show: Convergent Risks CEO Preps Industry for GDPR

LAS VEGAS — If you’re a media and entertainment company that operates in the European Union, you’re probably already aware of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a... More

Live at NAB Show: Trusted Partner Network Details Shared at Cyber Summit

LAS VEGAS — The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) offered up details around their new film and TV content pr... More

Live at NAB Show: Cyber Summit Keynoter Offers Advice on Protecting Journalists in the Field

LAS VEGAS — Reporters working in war zones and countries hostile to journalists have long dealt with the physical dangers that come with the job. But in many countries today, cyb... More

NAB Show: Industry’s Trusted Partner Network Debuts at Cyber Summit

The Trusted Partner Network (TPN) — a new content security initiative aimed at helping companies prevent leaks, breaches and hacks of pre-release film and TV content, by elevatin... More

Film and Television Industry Launches the Trusted Partner Network

LOS ANGELES – The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) today announced the launch of a new industry-wide, conte... More

NAB Show: MESA Members Bring Content Protection, Security Solutions

By Jeff Berman and Chris Tribbey Securing your content and defending against ever-evolving cyber threats are two of the most discussed topics in the media and entertainment spac... More

NAB Show: Protecting Live Broadcast Events to be Discussed at Cyber Summit

Wipers, ransomware, and destructive worms have emerged as ways for cyber criminals to disrupt critical operations of organizations, and how the broadcast industry can protect itsel... More

‘The New Cyber Threat of Disinformation’ at the Cyber Security & Content Protection Summit at NAB Show, April 8

LAS VEGAS — Cyber-disinformation threats are now moving from government to the private sector, and media & entertainment is a prime target, according to the keynoter at the u... More

NAB Show 2018: Cyber Security & Content Protection Summit Hits Las Vegas April 8

The Cyber Security & Content Protection Summit, produced by the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) and the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA), c... More

M&E Journal: Avoiding Cybercrime: Taking the Right Steps

By Mathew Gilliat-Smith, CEO, Fortium Technologies - Instances of content piracy are nothing new. Thieves have been stealing movies and television shows for decades, but recent ... More

NAGRA: From Portable Recorders to a Content Protection Powerhouse

Switzerland-based NAGRA — the digital TV division of the Kudelski Group — got its start nearly 70 years ago as the brand name of portable professional audio recorders. Today it... More

M&E Journal: Cloud Control Options for Content Production

By Usman Shakeel, Worldwide Technical Leader, Media and Entertainment, Amazon Web Services - M&E customers are using the cloud for a wide range of use cases, including many ... More

M&E Journal: Mitigating Cyber Risks Through Military Strategies

By Martin Mazor, SVP and Chief Information Security Officer, Entertainment Partners - These days, cybercrime is pervasive. Scan the news and you’ll likely run into informatio... More

M&E Journal: Entertainment Auditing Reaches a New Level

By Chris Johnson, Global Director, Anti-Piracy & Compliance Programs, Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) - This month marks 15 years that I have been activel... More

Azure: ‘Rapidly Evolving’ Security Threats Among ‘Key Challenges’ in Protecting Cloud Workloads

“Rapidly evolving” cybersecurity threats are among the “key challenges” that media and other organizations have today when it comes to protecting their cloud workloads, acc... More

M&E Journal: Digital Screeners: Walking the Security-Playback Tightrope

By Alex Nauda, Chief Technology Officer, MediaSilo - With piracy an ever-growing problem and high-profile hacks affecting multiple networks and streaming services, security is t... More