Collins | Cybersecurity Is More Important Than Ever

Current cybercrime trends are revealing organizations’ cyber skills shortages. Given the escalation on the criminal side, companies need to speed their detection and intervention. Recommended approaches include automated detection processes using artificial intelligence and security orchestration, automation and response.

Best Practices For Broadcaster Security

Lisa M. Fowlkes, chief of the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, says broadcasters play a vital role during emergencies and the public relies on them to stay informed, find resources and stay safe. “To continue fulfilling this important mission, broadcasters must ensure that their systems are secure and reliable. Here are some best practices to help.”


Don’t Learn About Cybersecurity The Hard Way

A recent ransomware attack gave Tribune Publishing a trial by fire in cybersecurity. The company’s lessons have broad implications for all media companies in an age of advanced risk.

R9B Wins 3 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

R9B, a provider of advanced cybersecurity products, services and training said today it has been named a 2019 Infosec Award winner in three categories: R9B Hunt, which is executed via the company’s proprietary ORION platform, won for Most Innovative Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Detection and Response. R9B Orkos, the powerful credential risk and assessment tool, won […]

ANA Suffers Phishing Attack, Possible Data Theft

The Association of National Advertisers suffered a phishing attack last year that may have resulted in the theft of employee data, including names and Social Security numbers.


With Standards Set, IP Transition Starts To Roll

Just over a year after publication of SMPTE’s 2110 suite of standards for handling professional media over managed IP networks, the TV industry’s focus has switched from how to transport the data to refining the technology supporting the standard.


FTP No Option, Even For Small Media Companies

Signiant’s Megan Cater: Cybersecurity experts have long been warning of FTP’s potential threat to network security, intellectual property and privacy. Most major media enterprises have banned FTP, requiring that all partners use secure accelerated file transfer solutions. Smaller operations should follow their lead.


CBR 2019 To Feature 3.0 Security Update

Peter Van Peenen, technology consultant to Pearl TV, will update broadcasters on the latest ATSC 3.0 security protocols at TVNewsCheck’s Cybersecurity for Broadcasters Retreat in February.


ICIT’s Parham Eftekhari To Speak At CBR 2019

The executive director of the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology will talk about emerging cybersecurity threats; communicating with the C-suite about investing in security; and the latest technologies being used and developed to thwart cyber crime at TVNewsCheck’s second annual Cybersecurity for Broadcasters Retreat in February.

Incident Response Training To Open CBR 2019

Sali Osman, a cybersecurity and risk strategy adviser, will lead a two-hour interactive exercise to train security and IT leaders in how to respond to a cybersecurity attack. The event will kick off the TVNewsCheck’s 2019 Cybersecurity for Broadcasters Retreat.