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MESA CDSA Cybersecurity Virtual Tour 2021 Presentation Video: Keeping the Media Industry Safe and Socially Responsible

Monday 12th July

In the OTT world today content is becoming ever more fragmented across various OTT platforms. In the meantime, pirate content aggregators offer one-stop-shop high-quality experience services and greatly contribute to the OTT churn and revenue loss of legitimate service providers. The legitimate content is becoming easier for pirates to steal due to the increase of […]

MESA CDSA Content Protection Virtual Summit 2021 Presentation Video: Collaborative Content Protection Strategies for the Complex Global Media Industry

Friday 9th July

If you are a service provider delivering valuable content to your audiences, what are the measures that you need to take to make sure your content is protected end-to-end and your revenue is secure? Watch Simon Hanna’s presentation “Collaborative Content Protection Strategies for the Complex Global Media Industry” at the MESA CDSA Content Protection Summit […]

NAB Amplify – NAB Show Premier 2021 Presentation Video: 4th Generation ASiD

Tuesday 27th April

Watch this NAB Show Premier presentation by Andrew Pope (Senior Solutions Architect, Friend MTS) to learn about the new generation of ASiD, advanced subscriber identification forensic watermarking and content monitoring solutions: ASiD Embedded, enhanced ASiD OTT Client-composited, enhanced ASiD OTT Edge-switched, new A/B Variant solution Find out which watermarking solution is the most suitable for […]

Service Sheet: 4th Generation ASiD

Thursday 25th March

While content owners, broadcasters, and service providers are developing new content and services to satisfy the ever-growing market demand for high-quality video entertainment, the number and quality of pirate IPTV services are growing too. Our end-to-end security solutions are constantly evolving to effectively and proactively disrupt illegal redistribution of premium sports and movies on a […]

White Paper – Building Trust #01: Safe Harbour

Monday 1st March

Watch our fireside chat or download the full white paper – click the Download PDF button below Platform responsibility and online harms have become big talking points among policy makers and the political community in recent years. While the debates continue, it’s clear that the regulation of online platforms is going to increase in the […]

StreamTV Growth Virtual Summit 2021 Panel Session Video: Defending OTT Growth – Piracy, Password Sharing and Beyond

Thursday 25th February

Watch the “Defending OTT Growth – Piracy, Password Sharing and Beyond” panel session at the StreamTV Growth Virtual Summit 2021 with Brad Parobek talking about the importance of effective proven anti-piracy solutions that allow broadcasters, content owners, and service providers to cut piracy at the source and disrupt multiple reseller pirates. Learn who pirates are, […]

MESA CDSA Content Protection Virtual Summit 2020 Presentation Video: Blocking the Pirate in the Room

Wednesday 16th December

Watch Brad Parobek’s presentation “Blocking the Pirate in the Room – Subscribers Aren’t the Only Ones Anxiously Awaiting New Releases” at the MESA CDSA Content Protection Summit. Learn who these pirates are, why they are waiting for the high-value content to show up on the home screens and what consequences it all has for content […]

SportsPro OTT Virtual Summit 2020 Panel Session Video: Outmanoeuvring the Pirates

Friday 4th December

Watch the “Outmanoeuvring the Pirates” panel session at the SportsPro OTT Summit 2020 with Simon Hanna talking about the most effective anti-piracy technologies available for broadcasters, content owners, and service providers today. Learn what areas Friend MTS have been focusing on recently to ensure proactive action can be taken against pirate subscription services and to […]

Fireside Chat 4 – Beyond Digital Rights Management: Video Watermarking Weighs In

Thursday 5th November

In the continually evolving OTT world, savvy pirates are implementing new and advanced methods to steal valuable content – to the tune of more than $67 billion (USD) in value by 2023. Another report from ABI Research estimates that more than 17% of worldwide video streaming users access content illegally. We also know that launching […]

Fireside Chat 3 – Tips and Tricks: How to Secure your Content in Challenging Streaming Environments

Friday 16th October

Piracy occurs at all levels of video streaming, from illegal downloads to screen captures. How can an OTT provider overcome these issues? Fortunately, there’s a good answer: with a mixed balance of back-end solutions including digital rights management (DRM), watermarking, and/or client-hardening. As a part of a multi-post series between partners Bitmovin, FriendMTS, and Intertrust […]

IABM Future Trends Channel Presentation Video: Attacks on Subscriber Watermarking Technologies

Friday 25th September

Watch this IABM presentation by Alan Ogilvie (Lead Product Manager, Friend MTS) to find out what a well-architected end-to-end content protection solution that enables effective anti-piracy looks like, in particular: why OTT and streaming services need to protect their premium content beyond digital rights management (DRM) systems; why forensic video watermarking is a crucial part […]

White Paper: Attacks on Subscriber Watermarking Technologies

Wednesday 16th September

Review and analysis of known real-world attacks on subscriber watermarking solutions A subscriber-level watermarking solution coupled with large-scale content monitoring is a highly effective anti-piracy measure that allows content owners and distributors to fully protect their content and revenue from theft beyond digital rights management (DRM) systems. In order to provide customers with the class-leading […]

Fireside Chat 2 – Securing Content Access with Digital Rights Management Best Practices

Thursday 10th September

Pirates are always developing new ways to attack OTT content. In our second fireside chat of the “How to Trust Your Player” series, Intertrust, Bitmovin and Friend MTS shares insights on different methods of attack, and how you can protect your content from piracy using DRM. Watch the video to find out (18.5 min).

Fireside Chat 1 – Tips from the Top: Secure Content Delivery and Playback

To help guide you in building and implementing an effective, protected OTT service, Bitmovin, Friend MTS and Intertrust have come together to share best practices on how to make sure your end-users are as trustworthy as the technology you’ve implemented. Join us, in our first of four Fireside Chats, as we discuss how viewership has […]

IABM TV in Conversation with Friend MTS

Friday 19th June

In this IABM TV interview, Chris White (Operations Director, Friend MTS) discusses some of the piracy trends he is currently seeing as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Chris provides his answers to the following questions: 1. What piracy trends are you seeing as a result of the COVID-19 crisis? 2. With some live sports […]

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