The Maddening World of Content Distribution

By Andy Marken, President, Marken Communications - Ever since our early days working with DVD manufacturers, we’ve always had a begrudging respect for pirates. They were much ... More

Akamai Takes Content Protection to the Edge

Akamai March 25 announced it has added additional watermarking partners to its content protection ecosystem, offering yet another level of service protection against piracy threats... More

MESA Launches Free Global Member E-Calendar

With in-person events on hold and more companies offering online events to replace them during the pandemic, the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) has launched a compl... More

Remote Working Doesn’t Have to Mean Compromise in Productivity or Security

By Ian Main, Technical Marketing Principal, Teradici - With the spread of COVID-19, companies around the world have been transitioning to remote work and canceling travel. Shelt... More

MESA Members Go Remote, Offer Free Product Access in Response to COVID-19

With the continued spread of the coronavirus, members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) have responded with free offerings of their top products, moves to f... More

MESA Update on COVID-19 Impact on Events

As news coverage of the impact and severity of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) unfolds, and reverberates in context to our industry, we will continue to provide updates to our rea... More

Cinelytic CEO Looks to Make Most of P2P Piracy Data

Most media and entertainment companies lack insights into global OTT audiences, despite how fast the business is growing. The industry spends $200 billion annually making and m... More

April NAB Show Postponed Over COVID-19 Concerns

The late-April NAB Show is the latest media and entertainment conference to be put on hold over concerns with the growing spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), with NAB presi... More

COVID-19 Statement to All MESA Communities

Over the past six weeks we have closely monitored the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as it has spread throughout the world. The cancelation of Mobile World Congress in ... More

Cinelytic CEO: Finding the Silver (Data) Lining in Pervasive Piracy

LOS ANGELES — Nobody in the industry is a fan of piracy and peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing. It’s billions out of the pockets of content owners, creators, and everyone associat... More

M&E Journal: Break Your App. Do It Again

By Ted Harrington, Executive Partner, Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) - In karate, earning a black belt isn’t the end of your journey; it is just the beginning. So too i... More

CDSA’s Cybersecurity & Content Protection Summit Returns to NAB

With more cyberattacks dominating the news, more live broadcast streams being pirated, and more privacy concerns for consumers than ever before, media and entertainment executives ... More