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Box Execs: Evaluating Cloud Vendors for Security, Compliance is Crucial

Evaluating cloud vendors based on their security and compliance capabilities is a must for any business because when you do business with one Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vendor, y... More

IBC 2018: CI Plus 2.0 USB CAM Ready to Deliver Pay TV Services Globally

A partnership of major players in the CAM ecosystem, led by Irdeto, announced a productized CI Plus 2.0 USB CAM which is ready for certification. Initially formed in 2017 to suppor... More

IBC 2018: NAGRA Launches NexGuard QuickMark Watermarking Solution

Just ahead of the IBC Show, NAGRA announced it’s launching a new watermarking solution, designed specifically to combat premium live sports piracy on open devices. Dubbed NexG... More

Vodafone TV Taps NAGRA for Security Services

Telecommunications firm Vodafone has tapped NAGRA and its Security Services Platform (SSP) to provide a single content value protection system for Vodafone’s TV service on multip... More

NSS Labs Puts Out Call for Next-Gen Firewall Group Test

Cybersecurity research and guidance firm NSS Labs is developing the next iteration of its Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) Group Test, and has issued a call for both enterprises and... More

ISE’s Charitable Giving Campaign Has Information Security Hook

Security consulting firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) has launched new initiative, dubbed “Buy One / Give One,” that rewards companies that invest in a security assess... More

Irdeto: P2P Piracy Still Dominants

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

SVA’s Thibeault: ‘Layered’ Security Solutions Work Best to Protect Your Content

NEW YORK — As over-the-top (OTT) streaming video continues to gain in popularity, it’s a prime target for pirates and, to protect your content, it’s important to use a “lay... More

Surviving Internet Crimes

By Chris Taylor, Taksati Consulting The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) recently published their 2017 Internet Crime Report. The report contains statistics on the ... More

Trusted Partner Network Discussed July 24 at NYC M&E Day

On July 24 at the Media & Entertainment Day, two of the heads of the new, industrywide Trusted Partner Network (TPN) initiative will share details about the program for the fir... More

M&E Journal: Preparing for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation

By Chris Johnson, CEO and Director; Phil Herbert, Director; and Stephanie Iyayi, Director, Convergent Risks - The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into force on Ma... More

Four Reasons Why Studios are Moving to the Cloud

By Ziad Lammam, VP Product Management and Marketing, Teradici - As consumers become more accustomed to the instantaneous delivery of content, the cloud will evolve into a missi... More

Irdeto Sees Massive Illegal Streaming Problem for World Cup

During the group stage of the 2018 World Cup, cybersecurity firm Irdeto detected nearly 5,100 unique illegal streams over the internet, with games featuring Brazil accounting for m... More

Irdeto Launches Android TV Security Solution

Irdeto June 27 announced a new security solution for protecting the devices, data and services built around Android TV, with the aim of giving pay TV operators better ability to fu... More

MESA’s Latest ‘M&E Journal’ Edition Goes Live

The 2018 spring-summer edition of the “M&E Journal,” published by the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA), and geared toward senior media and entertainment e... More

Microsoft: GDPR Compliance Presents Challenges That Moving to the Cloud Can Ease

Compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that was implemented May 25 has presented companies with challenges. But moving to the cloud can he... More

HITS Spring: IBM Security Lead Stresses Preparedness

Recently, Doug Lhotka, executive cybersecurity architect for IBM Security, sat down for a meal with a dozen CISOs, and picked their brains about what the biggest threat to their or... More

HITS Spring: Entertainment Partners Stresses Multi-Pronged Approach to Data Security

It’s important for media and entertainment companies to take a multi-pronged approach to data security, according to Martin Mazor, chief information security officer (CISO) at En... More

HITS Spring to See EP’s Mazor Examine CISOs and Security

When the annual HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit returns to Los Angeles on May 17, Martin Mazor, chief information security officer for Entertainment P... More

M&E Journal: Assurance: The Game Plan to Winning the Battle Against Dynamic Cyber Threats

By Murali Rao, GM, Global Head of Cybersecurity and Risk Management Consulting business, Wipro’s Cybersecurity and Risk Services division - Listening to cybersecurity experts... More