CPS 2019: Hollywood Better Prepare Now for Deepfakes, Keynoter Says

UNIEVRSAL CITY, Calif. — You can go all the way back to Joseph Stalin for some of the earliest examples of image manipulation, where you’ll find the Soviet leader air-brushing people he didn’t like out of photos. As digital tools progressed, manipulations like splicing, ... More

CPS 2019: IBM Looks at Non-Traditional Approaches to Cloud Security

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — As media and entertainment organizations increasingly embrace the benefits of open, internet-based communications and cloud services, they’re entering the realm of malicious actors, where even the most advanced security organizations are challenged to... More

CPS 2019: NAGRA Stresses Importance of Forensic Watermarking

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — It’s important for a media and entertainment company to protect its video content from being restreamed and shared, whether it’s on a B2B or B2C basis, and forensic watermarking can play a key role in accomplishing that, according to Joe Daniel, sen... More

CPS 2019: NSA Security Expert Points to People as the Main Problem

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Dr. Eric Haseltine, chairman of the board for the U.S. Technology Leadership Council, was once head of research and development for Walt Disney Imagineering, before leaving to become director of research at the National Security Agency (NSA). At bot... More

CPS 2019: SHIFT CTO Stresses Proper Vetting for Pre-Release Content

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Sharing pre-release content outside of your organization carries inherent risks, and Alex Nauda, CTO for workflow tech specialist SHIFT, began his breakout presentation Dec. 4 at the Content Protection Summit with the stark truth of the matter: “Mista... More

CDSA Board Names BBC Studios’ Content Security Chief as New Chair

Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA), the global entertainment industry’s advocate for content security, content protection and information security, has named Alex Pickering, content security director for BBC Studios, as its new chairman. Pickering will direct th... More

Salesforce Execs: Company’s Growth Continued in Q3 and There’s More to Come

Salesforce’s growth initiatives, including its international expansion and acquisitions that are helping to boost its revenue, continued in the third quarter (ended Oct. 31) and there’s more growth to come, according to company executives. (more…)... More

Latest Cast & Crew Acquisition Could Be Its Biggest Yet

Theatrical payroll provider Checks & Balances. Screenwriting software firm Final Draft. Live events payroll specialist CAPS. In the last four years, production payroll services firm Cast & Crew has acquired all of them, building the Burbank, Calif.-based company into one of t... More

LiveTiles Aims to Secure Microsoft Teams

Intelligent workplace software firm LiveTiles has teamed up with security firm Nucleus Cyber to better protect Microsoft Teams, the communication and collaboration platform that offers workplace chat, video meetings and file storage. (more…)... More

Sony Electronics Debuts TEOS Workplace Management Solutions

Sony Electronics Dec. 3 debuted its TEOS suite of workplace management solutions for audio-visual, IT and facilities managers, offering a smart workplace solution that covers devices, signage and content in most any office ecosystem. (more…)... More