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Interview: Cyber threats grow as pirate attack vectors proliferate

By Steve Hawley Industry conversations about digital piracy tend to center on the theft and illegal redistribution of video content, delivered through apps, Web sites...

Close-up: Learning anti-piracy best practices from the studios

By Steve Hawley We continue and conclude our conversation with Chris Odgers, beginning with how a  studio might protect itself against cyberattacks.  Attacks on IT and...

Close-up: For Hollywood studios, anti-piracy begins with distribution agreements

By Steve Hawley Piracy Monitor visited with Chris Odgers, who worked in Business Technology roles for 20+ years at Warner Bros. and later with WarnerMedia,...

Intertrust: Attract new subscribers and revenue with the right anti-piracy strategy

by Ali Hodjat, Director of Product Marketing, Intertrust Total losses to piracy of live streamed content are skyrocketing and calculations of projected revenue loss due...

Hidden Vulnerabilities in Legacy and Third Party Software

By Christopher Rae, SVP of Sales, APAC, Verimatrix The headlines about the recent SolarWinds data breach have brought three security risks center-stage: end of life software,...

Will a change in strategy mean a change in piracy?

By Mark Mulready The Video Entertainment landscape drastically changed throughout the past 12 months. Cinemas have been left derelict, with dust gathering on large screens...

An interview with Jonathan Friend

Piracy Monitor's Steve Hawley caught up with Jonathan Friend, the CEO of the anti-piracy technology company Friend MTS at the time this interview took...

BBC Studios: Piracy challenges its distribution strategy; anti-piracy evolves

By Steve Hawley The British Broadcasting Corporation is one of the premier public institutions in the UK, running eight television channels that are broadcast nationally...

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