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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

M&E Journal: In the Decades from Kazaa to Kodi: Have Things Really Changed?

By Mo Ali, U.K. Business Development, Media Science International - In the late 1990s and early 2000s, file sharing had been something of a dark art, strictly for the uber-tech... More

HITS Spring: A Hollywood Case Study on Strategic Sourcing

At the annual HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit in Los Angeles on May 17, several entertainment execs will take a closer look at how strategic sourcing is i... More

May 2 Webinar: ‘Introducing the Trusted Partner Network: One Industry, One Audit’

On May 2 at 11 a.m. PT, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) will hold a webinar to discuss the Trusted Partner N... More

HITS Spring Returns to L.A. May 17

The annual HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit returns to Los Angeles on May 17, bringing together more than 700 senior studio technology leaders for the Holl... More

NAB Show: Taksati’s Taylor Stresses Security Measures at Cyber Summit

LAS VEGAS — At one point during his presentation April 8 at the Cyber Security & Content Protection Summit at the NAB Show, Chris Taylor, founder and principle consultant of ... More

Live at NAB Show: Azure’s Sloss Talks Cloud Security at Cyber Summit

LAS VEGAS — Everyone, every business in every industry that hosts data in the cloud is at risk of having their data compromised if there’s a mistake. And the media and entertai... More

Live at NAB Show: MESA Members Highlight Security Solutions, Video Delivery, Audio Technology

LAS VEGAS — Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) brought a variety of new offerings to the annual NAB Show, covering security solutions, audio technology... More

Live at NAB Show: M&E Defenses Against Social Media Manipulation Discussed at Cyber Summit

LAS VEGAS — Part of what makes humans tick is the belief in social consensus. If everyone’s saying it’s true, then we’re conditioned to believe it’s true. And according t... More