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CPS 2021: Exploring the Evolution of CDSA’s Control Framework

Ben Schofield, technical director of the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA), used the Content Protection Summit (CPS) event on Dec. 16 to provide an update on the C... More

M&E Journal: The Hole at the Center of the M&E Industry

Imagine you’re an influencer on YouTube. Video is your entire life. You’re making good money doing what you love and racking up hundreds of hours of footage every month. Yo... More

Azure Strength Helped Drive Microsoft Q2 Growth

Robust performance in Microsoft’s Intelligent Cloud business again provided a boost for the company’s results in the second quarter (ended Dec. 31) as a 46% year-over-year incr... More

M&E Journal: Ransomware: The Boogeyman That Wasn’t

Ransomware everywhere. We hear about it so frequently it has lost its novelty as a buzzword. It is such a commonly uttered term in fact, not unlike “the cloud,” we should take ... More

Synamedia CTO, Sports Security Director, Deliver 2022 Predictions

Synamedia CTO Nick Thexton and Simon Brydon, senior director of sports security business development, look ahead to what the future holds for TV viewing experiences. From re-thi... More

Netflix Sees Positive Signs From Mobile Games But Says It’s ‘Still Very Early Days’

Netflix is seeing some early positive signs for its new interactive game business that launched globally in November for Android and iOS mobile devices, according to the company. ... More

CPS 2021: Code42 Exec Examines Insider Best Risk Best Practices for M&E Companies

Amid rising insider risk in 2021, media and entertainment organizations have struggled to keep ahead of data exfiltration events using existing security controls and strategies tha... More

Home Entertainment Viewing Keeps Growing

Back in 1991, Geoffrey Moore in his book “Crossing the Chasm,” coalesced the idea that it’s a long way between developing/introducing a product/service and getting to the poi... More

M&E Journal: Have Security Procedures Kept Pace With the New Threat Landscape?

Even in late 2021, it seemed that only a minority of people working in the M&E supply chain were back in their office. “The biggest impact of COVID-19 may be remote work. Pre... More

Alteon CEO: Why Studios Need to Take the Metaverse Seriously

It’s no secret that the Hollywood and tech giants, by establishing their digital platforms as go-to sources for entertainment spanning movies, music and gaming, are laying the gr... More

Whip Media: Streaming Fatigue Has Set in Amid the Growing Popularity of AVOD

As viewers increasingly suffer from “streaming fatigue” due to the huge and still growing number of subscription video on demand (SVOD) services, advertising-based video on dem... More

Tech Mahindra: Helping Digital Media Brands Simplify to Scale Up

Pune, India-based Tech Mahindra was first founded in 1986, and today is a $5.1 billion global IT services leader with more than 141,000 employees in 90 countries, helping 1,123 glo... More

Riscure: Security Evaluation with Cryptography Roots

Netherlands-based connected-device security specialists Riscure is among the top players when it comes to side channel analysis, fault injection, connected device architecture and ... More

M&E Journal: How Predictive Modeling is Changing the Content Licensing Game

The entertainment industry has been evolving rapidly in recent years, with seemingly every major company engaging in a streaming arms race. And while 2020 brought a seismic shift t... More

M&E Journal: Securing M&E’s Remote Work Reality

In late 2021 a workplace survey from remote-access tech firm Teradici not only confirmed what the media and entertainment industry already knew, but put an exclamation point behind... More

Alteon CEO: Why Studios Need to Take the Metaverse Seriously

It’s no secret that the Hollywood and tech giants, by establishing their digital platforms as go-to sources for entertainment spanning movies, music and gaming, are laying the gr... More

MESA Member Webinar Week Ahead: Jan. 10-14

Palo Alto Networks tackles threat intelligence management across the world and Whip Media Group looks at the rise of AVOD. Those are just a couple of the events from the MESA co... More

MESA Members Tout Their Latest Products, Services at CES

Several MESA members took part in CES 2022 this week, in Las Vegas and/or virtually as the COVID Omicron variant led several companies to opt against attending or exhibiting in per... More

Alibaba Execs: Company’s Cloud Business Continues to Grow

Alibaba’s cloud business continues to grow and make up an increased percentage of overall revenue for the company, which sees the potential for increased profit potential from th... More

Adobe’s Q4 Results Get a Lift From Strong Digital Media, Digital Experience Growth

Adobe reported strong results on Dec. 16 for its fourth quarter (ended Dec. 3), with new company CFO Dan Durn noting on a combined earnings call and financial analyst meeting that ... More

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