Connections

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

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

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

Videocites: Piracy Hits Hollywood Big During Lockdown

Over the course of just 23 days, major studios lost more than $100 million thanks to piracy, around a half-dozen new releases, according to a new report from video tracking special... More

Our Finest Hour Season 1, Episode 4: ‘The Colossal Opportunity’ (‘Sailing into the Storm’)

If COVID-19 has taught us anything thus far, it’s that things we were told weren’t possible — like widespread telecommuting, remote staff meetings and keeping the car in the ... More

NAGRA Touts Akamai Edge Network Watermarking Partnership

NAGRA April 20 announced it’s NexGuard streaming forensic watermarking solution has been integrated with the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform, adding another level of protection ... More

Our Finest Hour Season 1, Episode 2: ‘Not My Box of Chocolates!’

The late-2014 cyberattack against Sony Pictures had long-term impacts that reverberated throughout media and entertainment. Security awareness elevated industrywide. Content owners... More

Box CPO: Malware Presents ‘Tremendous Amount of Exposure’ for Companies

Malware presents media and entertainment companies and other organizations with a “tremendous amount of exposure” today, according to Jeetu Patel, Box chief product officer. ... More

Our Finest Hour Season 1, Episode 1: ‘The Great Upheaval’

Over the course of just a few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive disruption across most every American industry, and media and entertainment hasn’t been immune to th... More

Akamai CEO Touts Traffic Growth on its Platform, Warns of Increased Cybersecurity Risks

Akamai saw global traffic on its platform grow 30% over the past month as Internet usage soared around the world amid the coronavirus crisis, according to Akamai CEO and co-founder... More

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