Independent video software provider Synamedia has now integrated its security and watermarking solutions with Akamai, an intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, to protect customers’ streaming OTT content. Synamedia’s solutions now detect and disrupt pirate streams in real time over the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform and redirect viewers to legitimate services. The […]
Email remains one of the main ways through which attackers gain entry into broadcasters’ networks, and they change their methods of attack quickly. Good training not to click on suspect links is an essential defense. Above: Akamai multi-factor authentication access control on a smartwatch. Multi-factor authentication requires multiple pieces of identification before granting access.
In an environment where so many broadcasters have shifted to remote production and workflows, experts advise them to adopt layered defenses to protect their networks against a range of cybersecurity threats.
The media industry suffered 17 billion credential stuffing attacks between January 2018 and December 2019 according to a new report from Akamai, a global content delivery network, cybersecurity and cloud service company. The Akamai 2020 State of the Internet / Credential Stuffing in the Media Industry report found that 20% of the 88 billion total […]
Virtual NAB Show 2020 events this week include live webinars on remote operations best practices and using the cloud to ensure video services continuity. There’s also an on-demand webinar from Akamai about security in highly unusual business operations and a Triveni Digital webinar on Interactive Applications of ATSC 3.0.
Akamai said today that traffic on its global content delivery network (CDN) reached a new peak last week of 106 Tbps (terabits per second). It was the first time in the company’s 20-year history that the peak volume of data it delivered exceeded the 100 Tbps threshold. “Delivering 106 terabits per second is roughly the […]
Exclamations about the IP transition, the cloud and AI were notably muted at this year’s IBC. Vendors say that’s because this year wasn’t about shiny new things, but rather getting to work on implementation.
Bitmovin, a provider of online video technology, has been qualified as a video transcoding partner by Akamai, the platform for securing and delivering digital experiences. Akamai has worked closely with Bitmovin since first announcing its plans to retire its Media Services on Demand (MSOD) transcoding service. Akamai’s global customer base will be able to leverage […]
Broadcasters thinking of plunging into OTT have big decisions to make, the biggest of which is settling on an OTT platform. They can turn to a turnkey provider or build their own. In either case, here are some vendors that can help.
Penthera, a provider of mobile video streaming software, has been qualified by Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, as a Media Technology Partner. Penthera’s Download2Go and other solutions that optimize the mobile video experience are used by TV networks and content hubs to increase customer engagement. As part of the partnership, Akamai’s sales team will […]
Although live-streamed video has made monumental strides over the past decade, it is still not quite on par with the linear-television experience. For sports, in most cases, TV still offers better, more consistent quality with lower latency than live streaming on a mobile device, tablet, computer, or connected TV. However, as hundreds of thousands of cord-cutters transition from cable subscriptions to OTT platforms each fiscal quarter, streaming services are under pressure to achieve true parity with linear television.