E-book: 7 ways your Android TV STB can be abused

February 13, 2018

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Android TV challenges pay TV operators to make a choice. A bold an uncomfortable choice. There are attractive benefits to Android TV but also unnerving worries around how to secure this open platform from abuse.Based on conversations with our customers, we've picked out the top 7 concerns or threats we think you should be aware of. And to help you sort through them and evaluate the impact of the threats we'll examine each of these as follows:Who is the villain, what's the crime?

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