Anti-Piracy

Study: 38% of People Still Pirate Music (Pitchfork)

The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI)—a trade group representing the global record industry—today released its annual Music Consumer Insight Report. ... More

A Solution to Unreadable Online User Agreements (WSJ)

Accept. Agree. Submit. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve clicked on buttons like these, agreeing to online terms of service that I haven’t actually reviewed. I’m hardl... More

Google Creates New Framework for Data Protection (Tech HQ)

Data is the lifeblood of today’s world of business. It helps companies customize their products and services, optimize their processes, and transform their operations. However, c... More

Sky TV Taking Pirate Sites to Court (Stuff)

Sky TV is stepping up its attack on piracy. The pay-TV operator says it will start legal action against some of the biggest websites offering pirated content before the end of the ... More

6 Security Training Hacks to Increase Cyber IQ Org-Wide (Dark Reading)

Some of security's toughest nuts to crack are the vulnerabilities introduced by the human element. Users are duped by phishers every day. IT operations staff configure infrastructu... More

Safari, Firefox Browser to Block User Data Tracking with New Security Add-Ons (HackRead)

Apple has been trying hard to improve the security mechanisms of its hardware and software products. The addition of new privacy features in Safari browser is yet another attempt t... More

Frame.io Announces TPN Compliance (MESA)

Frame.io today announced it is TPN (Trusted Partner Network) compliant. “Securing our customers' content doesn't just matter, it’s everything,” said Emery Wells, co-founder a... More

IBC 2018: Fortium Sets Cybersecurity Panel; Veritone’s aiWARE Center Stage (CDSA)

At this week’s IBC Show, Fortium will host the Sept. 13 panel “Risk, Resilience and Reputation: Being Cyber Secure Across Your Entire Organization,” as part of the show’s C... More

Using Artificial Intelligence to Fight Fraud (Raconteur)

So how can autonomous technology help? “Artificial intelligence is befitting fighting fraud because it picks up on patterns and irregularities that humans can’t naturally perce... More

Why Every Enterprise Needs a Hackathon (Tech HQ)

When you typically think of a group of coders, sitting in a room, hacking away at a problem. Some call it a team-building exercise and some call it ‘active innovation’, but wha... More

Crowdsourcing the Hunt for Software Bugs is a Booming Business – and a Risky One (MIT Tech Review)

More and more large companies like GM, Microsoft, and Starbucks, are now running “bug bounty” programs that offer monetary rewards to those who spot and report bugs in their so... More

Irdeto’s Denuvo Joins eSports Integrity Coalition (CDSA)

With the rise of competitive — and profitable — eSports comes the rise of cheating, with Irdeto research showing 61% of online gamers in the U.K. and Germany alone negatively i... More

How to Improve Digital Security for Your Business (ReadWrite)

The good news is that data breaches appear to be declining in 2018, according to a new report. The first three months of 2018 witnessed 686 breaches compared to 1,442 breaches in t... More

Instagram is Investigating User Reports of Hacked Accounts (VentureBeat)

Over the past week, there’s been an uptick in users reporting on Reddit and Twitter that their Instagram accounts have been hacked and the contact information associated with the... More

The Four Most Popular Methods Hackers Use to Spread Ransomware (IT Pro Portal)

Organizations from COSCO to FedEx, local governments from Atlanta to Alaska, and several hospitals and law firms around the world all share a common, jarring experience - in the pa... More

ISE Announces Charitable Giving Campaign to Raise the Bar for Information Security (CDSA)

Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) announced a new initiative focused on charitable giving, known as "Buy One / Give One." During the initiative, when a company invests in a sec... More

Wipro Launches Cyber Defense Platform (Gigabit)

Over the past year, Wipro has invested in six specialist cybersecurity firms as its bolsters its offering in this area. It has also established Cyber Security Labs to tie in with C... More

Irdeto: P2P Piracy Still Dominant

Peer-to-peer (P2P) networks continue to be the No. 1 source of pirating copies of movies and TV shows, according to new research from Irdeto, and the growth in streaming video pira... More

A CISO and CTO Dish on AI, Emerging Threats, Crisis Leadership, More (Security Intelligence)

What’s it like to spend time with two renowned leaders in the cybersecurity field? Enlightening, to say the very least. I recently sat down to speak with Sridhar Muppidi, chief t... More

Motion Picture Industry Presses for Federal Crackdown on Streaming Piracy (MediaPost)

The motion picture industry is pressing the federal government to bring criminal prosecutions against companies that create and distribute over-the-top devices that enable people t... More