Content security best practices to shape M&E infrastructure
As the industry moves more towards IT-based systems, ‘how do I secure my content?’ is the question on everyone’s lips. Bill Thompson, storage product manager, EditShare, outlines the security challenges that lie ahead for the industry, the real costs of stolen assets and techniques that media operations can incorporate to keep valuable assets from theft.
Global cyber threats and high-profile incidents impacting Sony Pictures, HBO Studios and Netflix have shaken the media and entertainment industry to its core. Emerging from the dust are new security practices and technologies that better protect critical media assets and intellectual property.
An early advocate for content protection best practices, the Content Delivery and Security Association (CDSA) published “best security practices” documents for production/post production as well as music recording studios. The CDSA advocates a multi-layer approach spanning management, personnel asset management, physical access, IT security, training, incident management, workflow and script handling when considering the security of valuable assets and content.