MESA, MarkLogic Webinar Spotlights AI and the Future of Entertainment Data

A late-January webinar will take a long look at integrating data and applying artificial intelligence can help media and entertainment companies tackle data challenges. The Jan. 23, 2019 webinar — “AI and the Future of Entertainment Data” — will see several experts dis... More

CPS 2018: NAGRA’s Tholen Lays Out Watermarking Options

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — By 2022, the fiscal losses to content owners due to piracy is expected to hit north of $51 billion, double what was estimated in 2016. And a significant chunk of that will be lost by rights holders in the sports sector, according to Harrie Tholen, VP of... More

CPS 2018: AWS’ McPherson Details SPEKE API for DRM Management

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — Navigating the combination of digital rights management (DRM) schemes and transcoding and packaging vendors (encryptors) out there makes for a daunting task for content owners. That’s why Amazon Web Services’ Elemental division came up with the S... More

CPS 2018: Cloud-Native Content Production a Reality … But is it Secure?

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — John Canning, executive producer for visual effects and digital production company Digital Domain, played devil’s advocate during a discussion on end-to-end content production in the cloud during the recent Content Protection Summit (CPS). “It so... More

CPS 2018: Cloud Workflows Can Boost Creativity, Security, Azure’s Sloss Says

Moving content workflows to the cloud can yield enhanced creativity options, along with improved security, according to Joel Sloss, senior program manager for Microsoft Azure. When it comes to content development in the cloud, the questions typically involved aren’t just “... More

CPS 2018: Edgescan COO Sees Vulnerability with Management Systems

As data breaches continue on despite the massive amounts of money being spent on cybersecurity, it’s important for organizations to significantly improve their vulnerability management (VM) systems, according to Rahim Jina, COO and co-founder of Dublin, Ireland-based cybersecur... More

CPS 2018: LiveTiles Exec Stresses Collaboration, Security Balance

In the current digital era, being competitive requires organizations to be both collaborative and secure, but finding the right balance between freely sharing information inside and outside a business while maintaining security is crucial, according to Daniel Diefendorf, SVP of t... More

MPAA Exec: How ACE is Acing Digital Pirates

Piracy continues to present a major problem for media and entertainment companies and it’s important that organizations work together in a coordinated effort to fight it globally, according to Karen Thorland, SVP and deputy general counsel, Global Content Protection Legal, for ... More

WD, 451 Research Report: Unstructured Data Management Remains Major Challenge

Unstructured data management remains one of the largest challenges facing the enterprise technology sector, according to the second annual Western Digital (WD)/451 Research Group report on the trend. One of the key findings of the new report, “Addressing the Changing Role of... More

Content Protection Summit Keynoter Shares Security Awareness Program Goals

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — Winn Schwartau, founder of security awareness training firm The Security Awareness Company and information warfare conference series InforwarCon, had a message for attendees of the annual Content Protection Summit Dec. 5. “One hundred percent of se... More