The document from 2019 on “Addressing protection and security of broadcast materials” by Verimatrix – presented by Broadcast Media Africa (BMA) – focuses on the challenges and solutions in protecting and securing broadcast materials in the current digital landscape. It discusses the importance of content security in the era of ‘content everywhere’, highlighting traditional and emerging threats in broadcast, such as smart card hacking and internet piracy.
The document introduces strategies, like watermarking and strong authentication, to combat these threats. It emphasises the evolving nature of security needs in broadcasting, requiring a shift from traditional methods to more comprehensive, adaptive approaches. The document underscores the importance of evolving security measures to protect the business and its assets in a rapidly changing digital environment.
Some key points from the resource include:
– Focuses on the challenges of securing broadcast materials in the digital era.
– Highlights the increasing importance of content security due to the prevalence of ‘content everywhere’.
– Identifies both traditional and emerging threats to broadcast content, such as smart card hacking and internet piracy.
– Stresses the need for a shift from traditional security methods to more adaptive, comprehensive approaches.
– Underlines the evolving nature of security requirements in the broadcasting industry.
– Emphasises protecting business assets in a rapidly changing digital environment.