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Cartesian Report: 1 in 5 Americans Share Credentials

A new report from Boston-based media consultancy firm Cartesian found that 22% of U.S. residents admit to credential sharing, and 42% of those aged 18-24 report the same, adding up... More

Akamai Piracy Paper Stresses Better Data, Collaboration

Ian Munford, director of industry strategy, marketing and solutions for Akamai, surveys the current piracy landscape, and sees a number of problems: the worldwide data around pirac... More

Pandemic Has Complicated M&E Security Needs: DigitalFilm Tree

The huge global shift to remote work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have complicated the security needs of media and entertainment companies, and made it crucial for them to ... More

M&E Day: New Tools Will Help Studios Produce and Deliver From Home, 5th Kind CEO Says

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it crucial for studios to deliver assets by using digital assets management (DAM) workflows to finish production elements and collaborate, and new 5t... More

DigitalFilm Tree: Remote Work Has ‘Emboldened’ Hackers

Working remotely with sensitive content assets used to be a rare luxury for creative professionals. Today it’s a necessity. And yet while the global pandemic seen the M&E ind... More

M&E Day: Protecting Content From Insider Threats is Crucial, Cyberhaven Exec Says

Insider threats continue to present a significant challenge for companies and, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever for media and entertainment organi... More

M&E Day: Richey May Technology Stresses Importance of a Secure Cloud

The need for cloud workflows has grown even faster as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic-caused shift to global remote work, and this has made building a secure cloud even more impo... More

IBM Security: Response Planning Up, But Containing Attacks Remains a Problem

A new global report from IBM security, examining the effectiveness of businesses in preparing for — and responding to — cyberattacks, has found both cause to celebrate, and rea... More

IBM Security: New Work-From Employees Pose Security Risk

Before COVID-19 sent employees out of offices and into their homes to get work done, roughly four out of five workers had either rarely worked from home or not at all before the pa... More

NAGRA, Akamai, Others Deliver New Security Features for Oscars’ Screening Platform

A collaboration of media and entertainment technology companies has added forensic watermarking, enabled by cloud services providers, to be utilized by the Academy Screening Room, ... More

CDSA: App & Cloud Framework’s What We Needed to Deal With Threats in the Cloud

The Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) App & Cloud Framework “has been a long time coming, but we now have a good mechanism to start to deal with some of the ... More

Convergent: How to Best Avoid Costly Security Breaches

The many combinations of risk ownership and accountability today, along with the increased use of remote work, make the security landscape more complex than ever, requiring continu... More

Inaugural Global M&E Day Arrives in London – Virtually – on 2 July

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) is bringing an expanded version of its popular New York City-based M&E Day summit to London, when MESA Europe hosts the i... More

Cyberhaven’s Roark: With Creative Collaboration Comes ‘Chaos’

Mary Roark, VP of marketing Cyberhaven, sees a lot of industries all dealing with the same worries and issues when it comes to insider threats risking exposure to intellectual prop... More

Microsoft Azure’s Sloss Details the Tools Needed for the ‘New Normal’

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, would studios even remotely consider allowing their most valuable content assets be almost completely worked on, well, remotely? Joel Sloss, senior... More

Akamai CTO: Credential Stuffing Attacks Continue to Challenge Media Companies

Credential stuffing attacks targeting media companies continue to present a major challenge, according to Patrick Sullivan, CTO-security strategy at Akamai. There is ongoing gro... More

Keynoter Talks Hacking Motives at Cybersecurity, Content Protection Summit

When Ralph Echemendia — a cybersecurity specialist with the memorable moniker “The Ethical Hacker” — first got into hacking, it wasn’t with nefarious intent. “When I... More

M&E Journal: How Secure is Your Cloud Solution?

By Lulu Zezza, Co-Founder, One-Simple - Only a few years ago we considered the cloud “unsafe.” Today we consider cloud solutions safer than our on-premise networks. This is ... More

Entertainment Security Watchdog ME-ISAC Talks National Outlook

The Media & Entertainment Information Sharing Analysis Center (ME-ISAC) — operating as an initiative within the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) for the benefit of ... More

Richey May Technology Examines Work-From-Home Security Implications May 12

Business continuity plans have been activated, production editing at home is the new normal, and absolutely everyone’s video conferencing. As for whether all of that is secure, t... More