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Study: The Cybersecurity Problem is Only Getting Worse

A new forecast out of a Menlo Park, Calif.-cybersecurity research firm doesn’t bode well for the future of protecting against everything from theft of intellectual property to pr... More

Aspera, Irdeto Execs Tout Benefits of Watermarking Partnership

A strategic partnership between Aspera and Irdeto — where Irdeto’s TraceMark forensic watermarking has been integrated into Aspera’s fast and secure protocol (FASP) data tran... More

Seventh Annual CDSA Content Protection Summit Announced

Industry leaders from the Hollywood studios, television networks and content production community are again scheduled to meet at the 7th Annual CDSA Content Protection Summit on De... More

IBM App Uses Behavior Analytics to Tackle Insider Threats

While outside security threats are on every business’ radar today, security leaders also need to keep a constant eye on internal threats. IBM is aiming to help its clients do ... More

Box’s Ellis: New Security Threats are Driving Business Changes

New security threats are one of “four major driving forces” that are changing business as we know it today, according to Katie Ellis, senior partner marketing manager at Box. ... More

EMC: Business Cloud Security Lacking

There’s good news and bad news to be found in EMC’s recent “Global Data Protection Index 2016” report: Overall incidents of traditional data loss and disruption are actuall... More

MPAA: Early ‘Trusted Notifier’ Anti-Piracy Results Promising

In February, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) announced a partnership with Donuts Inc., which operates close to 200 domain name extensions, including .MOVIE and .TH... More

Study: Half of Live-Streaming Ads are Malicious

Next time you look to live-stream sports, a concert or pretty much anything online, you better proceed with caution: according to a giant study of web sites offering free live-stre... More

Report: Cyber Security Market to Hit $137 Billion by 2021

An increasing number of security breaches across industries and government, the growing adoption of mobile devices at workplace and cloud computing, and the rising demand for conne... More

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