Online Pirates Bring ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Premiere Viewership to Eye-Popping Levels (Fortune)

More than 17 million people tuned in to HBO to catch the season eight premiere of Game of Thrones. But more than three times that number stole the show.... More

Werner Herzog: Piracy is the Most Successful Form of Distribution (ScreenDaily)

¨Piracy has been the most successful form of distribution worldwide,” said Herzog in response to a comment from Ukrainian producer Illia Gladshtein of Phalanstery Films. Gladsht... More

Google Debuts Policy Intelligence, AI for Cloud Governance (VentureBeat)

Google Cloud today introduced Policy Intelligence in beta, a series of AI-powered features designed to suggest actions by administrators aimed at improving security for organizatio... More

‘Game of Thrones’ is Coming Back … and the People Who Illegally Watch It (WaPo)

It’s simultaneously easier and more difficult than ever to watch your favorite TV shows. On one hand, it seems as if anything that’s ever been recorded is streaming. On the oth... More

The Role of Hackathons in Driving Cybersecurity Forward (Security Boulevard)

Hackathons bring tech-savvy people together in a collaborative setting to solve problems, advance a technology or produce another type of positive outcome. One of the issues hackat... More

NAB 2019: NAGRA Showcases Comprehensive Approach to Pay TV Business (MESA)

At the NAB Show, NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and the world's leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, will demonstrate its lates... More

The Piracy Wars are Over – Let’s Talk About Data Incumbency (Wired)

Sometime in March or April, the European Parliament will vote on a set of major changes to European copyright law, including the creation of taxes on links and mandatory filtering ... More

Is Password Sharing of Streaming Video Good or Bad for the Industry? (Media Post)

TV piracy, for all its downside, also denotes a mark of desirability. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” continues to be the No.1-pirated TV show worldwide. While that means lost revenu... More

ISE: Leading Password Managers are Insecure (CBR)

Leading password managers are rife with insecurities when it comes to memory management, failing to scrub data from local memory that could be used to expose their bank of user pas... More

PSG Stream ‘Pirate’ Broadcast of Man Utd Victory on Official Facebook Page (Evening Standard)

Paris Saint-Germain may have illegally streamed their own match against Manchester United on Facebook. Some PSG fans were able to tune in and watch the victory via the club’s off... More

The Rising Trend of Personalized Phishing Attacks (Tech HQ)

The fourth-quarter holiday shopping period is a peak time of the year for opportunistic phishing activity, not just targeting spendy-happy consumers, but businesses as well.... More

Why Movie Piracy is Much More Dangerous Than You Think (Yahoo UK)

Movie piracy didn’t used to be so sophisticated. A bloke flogging timecoded DVDs of the latest film releases down the pub, your mate who had seen a shaky version of the latest Ar... More

Big Data Has Created a Surge in Demand for VPN Solutions (SDC)

Companies all over the world now know more about us than we know about ourselves – all thanks tothe rise of big data. VPNs are the most effective way for consumers to take back c... More

Four Cybersecurity Priorities for Congress to Confront Active Threats (The Hill)

The 116th Congress may have difficulty finding common ground on most issues. But there is at least one area that presents the opportunity for bipartisan action: cybersecurity. Cybe... More

How Blockchain May Kill the Password (CW)

Blockchain technology is being piloted as the basis for self-sovereign identities, which can eliminate user names and passwords for logging into corporate sites or verify sensitive... More

The Cyber Attribution Dilemma: 3 Barriers to Cyber Deterrence (Security Intelligence)

Given that the most serious threats in cyberspace are other state actors and their proxies, traditional thinking is focused on deterrence. Yet there are significant challenges for ... More

How Blockchain Is Making Waves In Media, Entertainment (Forbes)

Piracy. A blockchain platform cannot solve the privacy problem just by recording transactions, but it can mitigate piracy if the platform itself delivers the content so streaming t... More

How China Weaned Itself Off Music Piracy (Inkstone)

In the not-so-distant past, almost everyone in China was a pirate. In 2011, China’s digital music piracy rate was 99%, according to a report by the International Federation of th... More

NAGRA Secures United Group’s New 4K Android TV Platform (MESA)

NAGRA announced today it is securing EON, the latest video service launched by United Group, the leading telecoms and media provider in South East Europe, in four markets: Serbia, ... More

Why Phishing Works: It Exploits Human Gullibility (Avanade Insights)

Phishing has evolved from a scatter-gun approach as a generic email sent to millions of people with the expectation of a low percentage of hits to a targeted campaign designed to e... More