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HITS Fall: TPN Heads Offer Updates

LOS ANGELES — The heads of the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) — the industrywide content security initiative geared toward helping companies prevent breaches and leaks of pre-re... More

Trusted Partner Network to Launch App & Cloud Initiative in 2019

The Trusted Partner Network (TPN), an industry security consortium of 28 media and entertainment companies represented by the MPAA and CDSA, has announced the 2019 launch of its ne... More

HITS Fall: Trusted Partner Network Tech, ‘Guardians’ to be Highlighted

The technology behind the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) — the industrywide content security initiative geared toward helping companies prevent breaches and leaks of pre-release f... More

Microsoft: Cybersecurity the ‘Central Challenge of the Digital Age’

Microsoft used this year’s Ignite conference to stress the need for increased IT security and introduced various new security products and programs, including Microsoft Authentic... More

Tata Communications Launches Specialized Cybersecurity Lab

Digital infrastructure firm Tata Communications has launched a new cybersecurity lab at SASTRA Deemed University in Tamil Nadu in Dubai, with the goal of partnering with other univ... More

Trusted Partner Network Guardians Newsletter Launches

The industrywide Trusted Partner Network (TPN) — a content security initiative geared toward helping companies prevent leaks, breaches and hacks of pre-release film and TV conten... More

NAGRA Pay TV Findings: Expect More Competition, Piracy Challenges

Nearly 85% of pay TV executives are bracing for more competition in the paid-for-video services space, and 90% say they need to emphasize innovation to remain relevant, according t... More

MPAA Updates Content Security Best Practices to Align With Trusted Partner Network

As part of its dynamic improvement efforts, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has announced the first update of its Content Security Best Practices since the formati... More

NAGRA’s Tholen on Streaming Piracy: ‘Know Thy Enemy’

Pay TV operators pay a pretty penny to license the broadcast rights for big sporting events. And along with that comes the inevitability of some people stealing that live broadcast... More

Taksati’s Taylor: Challenges Remain in Communicating Cyber Threats to Executives

Cybersecurity headlines about breaches over the past few years have heightened awareness among companies’ top executives and board members about the risks and threats that are po... More

IBM Security: Covering Every Cybersecurity Base for M&E

IBM Security’s portfolio of enterprise security products and services runs the gamut, covering applications, mobile, networks, data, the cloud, you name it, all centered around e... More

Fighting Illegal Sports Streams a Content Protection Summit Highlight

The July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York will include the Content Protection Summit East program, featuring media and entertainment ... More

M&E Journal: Under the Hood of the Trusted Partner Network

Ben Stanbury, Chief Technology Officer, Trusted Partner Network (TPN) - For the past four years, software designers have been working together with security specialists to crea... More

Google Exec: Pure Cloud-Native Solution Helps Mitigate Security Risks

A “pure-cloud native” data storage solution can help mitigate the many security risks that companies increasingly face today, according to Reena Nadkarni, head of product manag... More

M&E Day Keynotes to Address Power of Blockchain, Social Media

The keynote addresses have been set for the July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York, an event that covers three programs (Smart Content, Co... More

HITS Spring: Microsoft Azure Touts Benefits of Going All-In on Cloud Production

Moving content workloads to the cloud isn’t as hard (or scary) as some media and entertainment companies might expect, and there are advantages when it comes to security and mult... More

HITS Spring: Finding Effective Piracy Solutions More Urgent Than Ever for M&E Companies

Pre-release piracy of content is costly for media & entertainment (M&E) companies and it’s become simple to illegally make copies and distribute pirated content, so it’s more i... More

Piracy, Cybersecurity Efforts Highlighted at HITS Spring

The annual HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit returns to Los Angeles on May 17, and an afternoon pair of breakout sessions will look at the latest in cyberse... More

Trusted Partner Network Heads Share Details

The end goal of the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) — the industrywide content security initiative launched by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Content Deli... More

GRIMM: A Tailored Approach to M&E Security and Risk Assessments

Piracy and other cybercrimes continue to present major challenges for the media and entertainment (M&E) industry. For the past six years, GRIMM has been offering security engin... More