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Piracy Study: The Longer the DVD Window, the Worse the Sales

The time between the theatrical release of a new film and its availability on DVD almost always sees the movie hit piracy sites, but now a new study actually puts a number to how m... More

How BBC Responded to Piracy: Create a Culture of Security

In mid 2014, James Hurrell got a call no content executive ever wants to receive. The premier content operations manager at BBC Worldwide was informed that five scripts and unfi... More

Kaplan: Hollywood Deserves Critical Infrastructure Status

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — It’s a story almost too bizarre to be true: In 1983, President Reagan got a private screening of the now-classic Matthew Broderick hit “WarGames,” ... More

Study: IoT Threats to See Cyber Security Funding Jump

By Chris Tribbey The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) will also resulting in the rise of cyber threats, and that means more venture funding in the world of cyber security, a... More

CDSA Launches European Content Advisory Committee

By Chris Tribbey The Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) and the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) Europe have teamed up to launch a European Con... More

Pulitzer Winner Kaplan to Keynote May 25 HITS Conference

By Chris Tribbey When Fred Kaplan takes the stage May 25 in Los Angeles at “Holly-wired: Where IT and Entertainment Meet,” he’ll argue that — for purposes of helping to... More

Verizon: Cyber Criminals Exploit Human Nature

You know how long it took cyber attackers to compromise any given system in 2016? In 93% of cases reviewed in a new report from Verizon Enterprise Solutions (VES), it took just min... More

Watermarking to Play Big at NAB Show

By Chris Tribbey LAS VEGAS — For all the talk about ATSC 3.0, 4K and high-dynamic range (HDR) video delivery, drones and virtual reality, advances in watermarking aren’t get... More

Content Security Experts: No Easy Answer to Hollywood’s Screener Problem

It was hard to find anyone in favor of DVD screeners at the March 22 Content Protection Briefing event. But attendees and speakers at the event sure know why they still exist. ... More