Securing content in a new age of distributed workflows

Securing content in a new age of distributed workflows

The media industry has changed rapidly, and organizations have been forced to create distributed content supply chains. With creatives moving out of the studio and working remotely from home, this new way of working has opened the door to potentially costly security issues.

In addition, as broadband access becomes predominant in more markets and pirates continue their efforts to steal and share high-quality content, content owners must combat the risk of content leaking via their distribution networks.

As a result, many media companies are looking to secure their exchange of content and investigating whether it makes sense to seek external support rather than try to stay on top of security issues by themselves.

James Wilson, Head of Aspera Engineering & Operations at IBM, will explore the latest cloud security technology innovations that can help media organizations adapt to new, secure ways of working now and in the future—including forensic watermarking-as-a-service, key management integration and BYOK (bring your own key), and integrated encryption.

James will also discuss the importance of cloud-native strategies for remote workflows and how container-based Kubernetes environments will enable media organizations to manage and secure their infrastructure and workflows consistently across applications, as well as quickly scale their workflows with ultra-high availability to meet tight deadlines.

Finally, James will examine cultural aspects of a distributed workflow that are a key factor in protecting content. Security issues can be caused by ineffective internal compliance processes that are difficult to maintain and implement, such as the practice of staff writing down and sharing passwords as they try to complete tasks as quickly as possible. In many media organizations, it’s often this “people” aspect that causes security to break down, and this must be addressed in tandem with implementing new cloud security and cloud-native technologies.

Language English
Level Level 100
Technologies
Edition The Cloud First
Room Track 2
Hour 2:55 PM

Speaker

Ben  Forsyth
Ben Forsyth

James leads engineering and operations for IBM Aspera, the high-speed file transfer technology that delivers rich collaboration, delivery, automation, monitoring, and advanced infrastructure administration capabilities to the world's largest content ...

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