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IBM Security Debuts Open Tech to Speed Response to Cloud Cyber Threats

IBM Security Nov. 20 debuted Cloud Pak for Security, an industry-first platform offering that connects with any security tool, cloud or on-premise system, without the need to move ... More

NAGRA, Irdeto Announce New Android TV Solutions

Content protection companies NAGRA and Irdeto have both announced new partnerships for Android TV streaming solutions, geared toward helping operators deploy Android TV-based servi... More

Adobe, Twitter, NYT Launch Content Authenticity Initiative

In a world where AI-enabled deepfakes are commonplace and photos can be easily manipulated, it’s becoming more difficult to know whether the content your viewing is authentic or ... More

Akamai: Cybercriminals Use Enterprise-Based Strategies for Phishing

Cybercriminals are developing custom tools to target tech brands and victimize their users, using enterprise-based deployment strategies, including phishing as a service (PaaS), ac... More

AWS Throws Weight Behind Deepfake Detection Challenge

Amazon Web Services (AWS) will work with Facebook, Microsoft and the Partnership on AI, on the first-ever Deepfakes Detection Challenge, a competition designed to produce technolog... More

Akamai Gives ISPs a Cybersecurity Boost

Akamai Oct. 16 announced several updates to its Security and Personalization Services (SPS) Secure Business solution for internet service providers (ISPs), including a cloud-based ... More

HITS Fall: Entertainment Partners Looks at Changing Security Landscape

LOS ANGELES — Between the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe, the upcoming launch of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) locally, and the constant risks t... More

Microsoft Exec: Initial Response to Azure Sentinel Has Been ‘Overwhelming’

There has been an “overwhelming response” to Azure Sentinel, Microsoft’s new cloud-native security information and event management (SIEM) solution with built-in artificial i... More

NAGRA: Continued Growth of OTT, Piracy Present Challenges for Pay TV Industry

Pay-TV industry executives are increasingly seeing the continued growth of over-the-top (OTT) video streaming services as both a challenge and an opportunity, while the growth of p... More

HITS Fall: Genpact to Examine What’s Behind Piracy Behaviors

We live in a hyper-connected world, one where media companies are now looking at new, digital solutions (powered by AI and automation) to keep up the fight against piracy and stand... More

HITS Fall: Edgescan COO to Talk Vulnerability Landscape

One of the basic tenants of a security function for any media and entertainment organization is vulnerability management, figuring out your risk exposure. But what may sound sim... More

ISE: IoT Manufacturers Missing Major Device Vulnerabilities

In just 13 Internet of Things (IoT) devices consulting and research firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) discovered 125 vulnerabilities, pointing to an industrywide problem w... More

NAGRA: No One-Size-Fits-All Approach Exists to Stopping Piracy

Pay TV executives are increasingly relaying that no one-size-fits-all approach to tackling piracy exists, and instead say that successful anti-piracy efforts need a combination of ... More

IBC 2019: NAGRA Lands New Content Protection Partnerships

Content protection and multiscreen TV solutions provider NAGRA is heading into IBC 2019 with a full head of steam, announcing new partnerships just ahead of the show in Amsterdam. ... More

IYUNO Media Group Completes TPN Security Assessments for Seven APAC Locations

Subtitling, captioning and dubbing services provider IYUNO Media Group has announced the completion of seven Trusted Partner Network (TPN) security assessments for APAC locations, ... More

ME-ISAC’s Taylor: Threat Intelligence Can Help M&E Companies

Threat intelligence is extremely important to media and entertainment companies and all of them should fit it into their security programs to help each organization and its employe... More

NAGRA: Industry Approaching ‘Peak Investment’ in Content

Despite standalone OTT services seeing continued subscriber growth — and while traditional pay TV operators continue seeing the exact opposite — many media and entertainment ex... More

Counter-Terrorism Analyst Offers Cyberthreat Insights to M&E Day Crowd

When Roger Cressey, a go-to counter-terrorism analyst for NBC and former advisor to President Obama, looks at the state of cybersecurity in media and entertainment, he sees a good ... More

Akamai: Credential Stuffing’s Growing, Becoming More Lucrative

Credential stuffing is becoming increasingly popular and increasingly lucrative for attackers as well, according to Ritika Tandon, solutions engineering manager at Akamai. This ... More

M&E Journal: Better Data Means Better Security

By Rahim Jina, COO and Co-Founder, edgescan - Data, data everywhere but few bits still of use. This is one big problem that today’s organizations, no matter what size, struggl... More