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April NAB Show Postponed Over COVID-19 Concerns

The late-April NAB Show is the latest media and entertainment conference to be put on hold over concerns with the growing spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), with NAB presi... More

COVID-19 Statement to All MESA Communities

Over the past six weeks we have closely monitored the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as it has spread throughout the world. The cancelation of Mobile World Congress in ... More

Cinelytic CEO: Finding the Silver (Data) Lining in Pervasive Piracy

LOS ANGELES — Nobody in the industry is a fan of piracy and peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing. It’s billions out of the pockets of content owners, creators, and everyone associat... More

CDSA’s Cybersecurity & Content Protection Summit Returns to NAB

With more cyberattacks dominating the news, more live broadcast streams being pirated, and more privacy concerns for consumers than ever before, media and entertainment executives ... More

Synamedia White Paper Looks at Impact of Credential Sharing

A new white paper from Synamedia estimates that since the start of 2019, 4.1 billion streaming video credentials have been breached, and that by 2024, pay TV operators will have lo... More

Mobile World Congress Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Due to global concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, this month’s scheduled Mobile World Congress (MWC) and International Content Protection Summit (CPS) in Barcelona have been ... More

International CPS Keynote to Discuss Impact of Hackers on M&E

When you think “hacker,” the idea of a rogue, computer-savvy kid may first pop into mind. But according to cybersecurity expert Ralph Echemendia — known as “The Ethical... More

Important Updates to MPA Best Practices You Don’t Want To Miss

By Michael Wiley, CISSP, Director of Cybersecurity Services, Richey May Technology Solutions - Recently, the Motion Picture Association (MPA) updated the Content Security Best P... More

Winter ‘M&E Journal’ Delves Into Cybersecurity, Cloud Concerns

The winter edition of the “M&E Journal,” published by the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) and geared toward senior media and entertainment executives who oversee... More

Content Protection Summit Comes to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

The Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) brings its successful Content Protection Summit (CPS) series — the premier gathering of Hollywood’s content protection and co... More

CPS 2019: Convergent Risks on Getting Security Right in the Cloud

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — If correctly configured and when relevant best practice standards are followed, cloud workflows create undisputed speed, cost and security benefits — b... More

CPS 2019: CDSA Leadership Praises Hollywood Community for New Security Mindset

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Speaking Dec. 4 at the 10th annual Content Protection Summit (CPS), Alex Pickering, the newly elected board chairman of the Content Delivery & Security A... More

CPS 2019: Inaugural Content Protection Month Was a Hit

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Content protection and security may be a year-round endeavor for major studios and production companies, but bringing a sharper focus to its importance ... More

TPN Heads Provide Progress Report

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — The Trusted Partner Network (TPN) continues to make strides as the joint venture of the Motion Picture Association (MPA) and the Content Delivery & S... More

TPN’s Schofield Explores Evolution of Content, Information Security

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Protecting content is an evolving challenge as the entire media ecosystem is quickly migrating to cloud infrastructure, according to Ben Schofield, proje... More

CDSA Board Names BBC Studios’ Content Security Chief as New Chair

Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA), the global entertainment industry’s advocate for content security, content protection and information security, has named Alex Pic... More

CPS 2019: NAGRA, LiveTiles to Tackle Watermarking, Security Software

The direct-to-consumer (D2C) market has been a revelation to content owners, allowing them to forgo the middle man and get their intellectual property right in front of the custome... More

CPS 2019: IBM, Convergent Risks to Look at State of Cloud Security

Attendees of the Dec. 4 Content Protection Summit (CPS) in Los Angeles will walk away better informed on the industry’s state of cloud security, thanks to a pair of breakout sess... More

CPS 2019: Keynoter to Look at Insider Threats

When you think about developing the best security possible for your organization, you’d think you’re No. 1 priority should be technology. According to Dr. Eric Haseltine, ch... More

CPS 2019: Afternoon Keynoter to Offer Proactive Deepfake Ideas

When industry leaders from Hollywood studios, TV networks and the content production community converge on the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles Dec. 4 for the 10th annual Co... More