Five Steps for Securing Broadcast Content

November 29, 2018

For broadcasters and programmers, there is nothing more important than the quality, reliability and unique nature of their content. A cyberattack can disrupt streaming services, slow video performance and enable hackers to steal unique content. The availability of connected devices on a broadband network is changing the way people consume content – and posing new security challenges.These current trends – as well as the trends toward cloud-based streaming and linear programming – require that media companies rethink their approach to cybersecurity. While there are no simple solutions, the following five steps can help media organizations identify potential risks and significantly improve their security posture.

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