Connections

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

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

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

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

M&E Journal: Securing Large-Scale Supply Chains Globally

By Tony Miles, Co-Founder, CEO, Fortium - Globalization has led to the shrinking of the world. Marketplaces that were off limits a decade ago are now easily targetable by those ... More

Akamai: API Attacks by Cybercriminals are on the Rise

Application programming interfaces (APIs) are increasingly being targeted in hostile takeover attempts, according to Akamai Technologies. “We have a really consistent amount o... More

IBM X-Force: Phishing Down, Credential Attacks Up in 2019

Phishing as a successful, initial infection vector was reported in less than a third of cyber incidents (31%) against businesses in 2019, compared to half in 2018, but scanning and... More

Citadel Information Group Acquired by Miller Kaplan

Los Angeles-based Information security management services specialist Citadel Information Group has been acquired by public accounting firm Miller Kaplan, the companies announced ... More

NAGRA Adds Two Tech Firms to Android TV Fast Track Program

Content protection and multiscreen TV solutions specialist NAGRA has added two new tech firms to its Android TV Fast Track Program, which enables Android TV streaming solutions and... More

Illumio Sees Major APAC Gains

Cybersecurity tech specialists Illumio has announced it has seen a 325% growth in APAC employee headcount and a 300% growth in customers in that region since it expanded there in 2... More

CES 2020: NAGRA Looks at the Complete Security Picture; Verance Ups Watermarking Game

LAS VEGAS — NAGRA and its parent company Kudelski Group decided to make CES 2020 a first: every security product the company has — Internet of Things (IoT), enterprise security... More

CPS 2019: LiveTiles on Securing Collaboration from Insider Threats

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Safeguarding sensitive information from insiders can be just as important as securing that info from those outside an organization — especially when us... More

CPS 2019: Richie May Tech Exec Details Costs of Being Unprepared

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Media and entertainment organizations are spending millions of dollars to clean up breaches, so it’s become absolutely essential for firms to make inve... More

CPS 2019: Time to Protect Your Networks … and the Government Can Help

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Media and entertainment companies need to step up their cybersecurity initiatives and all too many organizations still don’t even have incident manage... More

CPS 2019: IBM Offers a Deep Dive on Making Your Journey to the Cloud Secure

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — A complete security program is required to maintain confidentiality, integrity and availability of our critical data and the infrastructure that holds it... 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 Imagineer... 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 breako... More

CPS 2019: SHIFT, Richey May Technology to Address Security Challenges

Sharing your pre-release content outside of your organization carries risks, but is an unavoidable truth due to many of the workflows that exist today. And from dailies, to work-in... More