LOS ANGELES –  The annual CDSA Content Protection Summit (CPS) on Dec. 5 in Marina del Rey is the largest conference of the year dedicated to securing Hollywood’s content. Annually, CDSA’s leadership uses the event to raise industry awareness about vital security issues facing our industry. This year the conference theme is “Guarding our Content & Community!”
The CPS Conference Committee has also announced the keynotes for the day’s events:
Winn Schwartau, Security Awareness Expert
Security awareness expert Winn Schwartau will provide step-by-step guidelines for designing and implementing an “awesome organization-wide security awareness program.” Named one of the Top-5 Security Thinkers by SC magazine, Schwartau is annually named one of the top-rated speakers at the RSA Conference.
Alex Pickering, BBC Studios Content Security Director
An inside look at the security challenges faced in delivering global moments for shows like Doctor Who, Sherlock and Blue Planet II and the approach taken in creating a stronger BBC via a combination of stakeholder engagement, incident management, and vendor cooperation.
Jonathan Morgan, CEO, New Knowledge
In his third appearance on the CPS stage (first at NAB, then in NYC and now, for the first time) in LA, Jonathon Morgan will update the audience how new adversaries are using the same disinformation tactics being used in politics to attack entertainment brands, target journalists, and manipulate the media. How can Hollywood protect their productions and their consumers?

The CPS 2018 Conference Program has been organized into four sectors:

Setting the Policy: How are industry leaders and associations working together to create a consensus around common policies, controls and standards? This is where the community begins

Securing the Tools: How are key solutions providers and service providers working to harden their tools and secure their customer’s workflow? Since the tools need to be interoperable, a community of technology suppliers needs to organize.

Building Confidence in the Cloud: As everything from concept to the consumer experience is now in the cloud, and since the cloud, by definition, empowers the community, this transformative technology and its myriad of security implications receives special attention this year.

Guarding the Community: Training and awareness need to become embedded in every studio’s corporate culture –followed by everyone who’s livelihood is dependent upon maximizing the security of their products, productions and personnel (which means everyone).
This year’s Content Protection Summit will also include these Special Events:

  • Trusted Partner Network (TPN) Workshop
  • WiTH Membership Workshop
  • CDSA/ISAC Workgroup Meeting

The 2018 CDSA Content Protection Summit is presented by SafeStream (Title), and sponsored by Microsoft Azure (Diamond), LiveTiles (Platinum), Aspera, Amazon Web Services, Dolby (Gold), the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) and the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) (Silver) and is produced by MESA in association with CDSA, HITS, Smart Content Council and WiTH.
To activate a sponsorship contact Christian Calson at [email protected]

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