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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

Convergent Risks: Everything You Wanted to Know About GDPR (But Were Afraid to Ask)

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) represents the biggest shakeup to European privacy laws in more than two decades, but it’s not just European media and entert... 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

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

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

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

Aspera, NexGuard: Watermarking’s Increasingly Important, But Not All Solutions are Created Equal

A growing number of media and entertainment companies are using watermarking as part of their security initiatives to combat piracy, but not all watermarking solutions are able to ... More

Keynote Speakers Announced for Dec. 6 Content Protection Summit

When industry leaders from major studios, networks and the content protection community gather Dec. 6 at the Marina del Rey Marriott in Los Angeles for the eighth annual CDSA Conte... More

HITS Fall: Blockchain Presents Opportunity for M&E Industry, DXC Exec Says

Blockchain technology provides a good opportunity for the media and entertainment industry to overcome security and other challenges facing the Hollywood supply chain, according to... More

NeuLion, Sky, Rogers Media Experts to Discuss DRM Content Protection Challenges Nov. 15

It’s among the more pressing questions today for media and entertainment companies today: when looking at content protection technologies and services, should I just build my own... More

HITS Fall: Sohonet, LiveTiles Set to Discuss New Collaboration Tools

When more than 500 studio leaders and their technology partners gather Oct. 18 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles for the annual HITS Fall event, among the sessions the... More

IBC 2017: Vubiquity, Nokia Team on Service Offering; My Eye Media Has New M&E Testing Partner

Premium content services and media tech solutions firm Vubiquity used IBC 2017 to announce a new partnership with Nokia, one that has the companies debuting a new Time-Shift as a S... More

IBC 2017: Avid Debuts New Azure Offerings; Signiant Shows Off Fortium, GrayMeta Partnerships

Among all the companies that unveiled new solutions at IBC 2017, perhaps none made as much early noise as media tech provider Avid. In “its largest-ever set of launches at an ... More

IBC 2017: MESA Members to Showcase M&E Solutions in Amsterdam

(This is the first of two stories previewing what MESA’s members are up to at this month’s IBC conference) The U.S. may have CES and the NAB Show, but on the international s... More

IBM: To Improve Network Security Efforts, We Can Learn a Lot from Ants

When it comes to network security areas including data and identity management, humans can learn a lot from insects – especially leafcutter ants, according to IBM Security associ... More

Irdeto: Kodi, Facebook Live Used for Mayweather vs. McGregor Piracy

Everything from social media services to media player platforms were used to illegally stream the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match Aug. 26, according to digital pla... More

Irdeto: Adapting to Changing Content Security Needs

Founded in 1969, Netherlands-based security firm Irdeto is coming up on its 50th anniversary, and the company’s longevity can be tied to adapting to the changing needs of its cli... More

Capella Systems Integrates NexGuard for Watermarked Transcoding

Forensic watermarking tech firm NexGuard has teamed up with universal transcoding enterprise software company Capella Systems, with Capella including NexGuard’s forensic watermar... More

Carnegie Mellon’s Smith: Changing Piracy Behavior No Easy Task

When a recent summer blockbuster hit theaters, pirated copies of the film were available the very next day, and yet some news reports said the box office performance of the film ha... More

Stanbury: Third-Party Audits More Crucial Than Ever

It’s a truth about the state of content security today: while the level of effort to cause damage coming from hackers and content pirates is surprisingly low, the level of effort... More