AI was a hot topic throughout 2018 from transforming productions to global adoption and disruption; blockchain, light field technology and 8K dominated the trends in tech advances.
From the auction of Sky, to the rising interest in 5G and growing adoption of AI, IBC’s owners share their highlights and reflections of the last 12 months.
Cyber security expert Scott Borg tells IBC365 that the media industry is in “dire straits” if cyber policies and defences aren’t given the highest level of priority.
From the challenge of monetising online video, to the implications of artificial intelligence and the adoption of IMF, DPP managing director Mark Harrison spells out the key focuses for the organisation.
This IBC365 webinar outlines and explains the collaborative Media-Telecom Catalyst innovation programme and how you can get involved in designing solutions to current media & entertainment challenges.
The war between pirates and the media industry continues, particularly in the field of illegal satellite distribution.
Influential and visionary executives from across the industry united at the IBC2018 Executive Forums to discuss key trends, opportunities and disruptors to shape future strategy.
Hacking banks is not a pastime you’d normally associate with a leading executive of a major telco. However, it’s part of the day job for Konstantinos Karagiannis at BT Americas.
IBC2018: Arqiva Chief Information Officer Denis Onuoha explores Machine Learning and Artifical Intelligence potential to track and kill cyber threats.
IBC2018: Amazon exec Fabrice Rousseau tells IBC that ‘TV is the most important space’ for Alexa, but Channel 4 says any voice partnership must involve sharing viewer search data.
IBC2018: “Brutally frank conversations” are needed inside broadcasting organisations about the scale of the cyber security threat they all face, lBC’s Cyber Security Forum hears.
Three major threats - ad blockers, ad bots and hackers - are compromising ad-based revenue models, says Inside Secure Chairman and Chief Executive Amedeo D’Angelo.
A broadcaster’s cyber strategy needs to be robust when faced with challenges but Channel 4’s Brian Brackenborough appears to have most of the bases covered.
Technology giants are often regarded as a threat, however, Havas X Chief Executive and Havas Group Chief Insights and Analytics Officer Maria Garrido says “they should be enablers to drive better connections with people”.
From board games to board rooms, the rise of Melody Hildebrandt to Global Chief Information Security Officer at 21st Century Fox has come at a time of great change and heightened risk in the media landscape.
Technology is the driving force behind creative content production and new business efficiencies but remaining at the cutting edge while guarding against a security breach remains a top priority for technology heads.
As the world gets ever more connected and still more vulnerabilities open up, how can broadcasters and suppliers work together to prepare for and combat threats?
While ‘The New Realities’ - augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and mixed reality (MR) - are posed to play a significant role in our future, they also open up new concerns about cyber security, says futurist Amelia Kallman.
Disconnected, disillusioned or indifferent to cyber warfare? IBC365 speaks to Tony Gee about ethical hacking and how broadcasters can defend against cyber security attacks.
21st Century Fox Director Content Protection, Europe and Africa Pascal Hetzscholdt on the challenges media companies face in combatting cyber attacks.
Experts from 21st Century Fox, Perform Group, the DPP and Ascot Barclay discuss cyber threats to the media industry and how to handle a security breach.
Galvanised into action the media industry can claim some success in reducing incidents of illegal streaming. But the threat remains high as pirates turn to more sophisticated methods of attack.
CISOs of Channel 4 and 21st Century Fox will be joined by Former Assistant Secretary for Cyber Policy at the US Department of Homeland Security for the IBC2018 Cyber Security Forum.
Perform Group Chief Information Security Officer Daniel Schatz on how cyber security will evolve and the impact of machine learning.
Ascot Barclay Group Chief Information Security Officer Mike Loginov on hackers’ motives.
BBC CTO Matthew Postgate on the broadcaster’s ambition to become an internet broadcaster and the “very real” security threat faced by media organisations.
With the Fifa World Cup underway and constant announcements about vast amounts of money being spent on live rights fees, piracy is still too often making a mockery of the industry, writes Ross Biddiscombe.
DPP Managing Director Mark Harrison on how to guard against cyber threats without stifling creativity.
For broadcasters and media firms, cyber security threats come from a range of sources, including hackers, government agencies and cyber criminals. In this IBC365 discussion, a panel of experts explore what can be done to protect content and safeguard businesses.
A broadcast news organisation needs flexible reactions and infrastructure to deliver current affairs on time, but also forward planning and skills investment to guarantee continued success, according to ITN’s Bevan Gibson
NAB 2018: Transitioning broadcast operations to the cloud for flexible and cost-effective services that can be scaled up or down.
The key challenges facing the broadcast industry are not just to do with technology, according to Al Jazeera’s Mohamed Abuagla.
IP connectivity and the cloud means that both the intellectual property and the infrastructure of broadcast and media companies is now at risk of cyber attack.
Your digest of the week’s top media, entertainment and technology news.
NAB 2018: IP connectivity and the cloud means that both the intellectual property and the infrastructure of broadcast and media companies is now at risk of cyber attack, with the subject up for discussion in Las Vegas.
NAB 2018: Cyber security, audio technology and content creation solutions were showcased by Cisco, Fortium, Deluxe and Dolby during NAB.
Telefonica, SoftBank, Etisalat and Singtel have signed an agreement to create the first global telco cyber security partnership.
Multi-platform delivery, 4K/UHD, IP infrastructure and artificial intelligence (AI) are the growth areas of investment in media technology according to the latest analysis from the IABM released at NAB.
Not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas: IBC365 is joined by a panel of industry experts to review what went on, what was hot, and what happened at the NAB 2018 conference and show floor.
With viewers consuming content on an increasing array of devices and platforms, and the media industry a high-profile target for hackers, the task of protecting assets can be complicated and costly.
From increased application of artificial intelligence to an acceleration in adoption of the cloud, IABM Lead Research Analyst Lorenzo Zanni selects five trends that will shape the broadcast technology sector.
Pirating and the illicit redistribution of premium content is a growing concern for content owners and platforms. What are the tools for dealing with the threat?
AI in broadcasting, blockchain and 5G were some of the topics explored during 2017 Tech Advances articles with cyber security and chat bots among the most popular.
In this exclusive report, we examine how some of this year’s key trends are likely to evolve in 2018.
Cyber security is an issue that has dominated headlines in recent months and so was a timely subject to be addressed in the technical papers.
The working methodology of attackers and defining a sample strategy that can be used to deter, detect and successfully defend against cyber attacks.
Artificial Intelligence technology develops in the media space, its application in security must focus on more than closing gaps and locking down assets.
The video industry faces new types of piracy and threats that cannot be prevented by embedding secure hardware or software in consumer devices.
The broadcast and media industry’s trade bodies were out in force at this year’s IBC, demonstrating technology advances, forging alliances and showcasing their standards work.
IBC2017: Content piracy, data breaches and cyber hacks on corporate infrastructures – cyber attacks are significantly impacting the broadcasting industry across the supply chain.
IBC2017: The Digital Production Partnership has unveiled a new cyber security programme which enables UK broadcasters and their suppliers to self-assess against a number of key security criteria.
IBC2017: “Plan, prepare and practice,” Cyber Security expert and former Chief of Staff at the Department of Homeland Security Paul Rosen told IBC365 regarding the prevalent risks of cyber threats.
The move to transition to software-based, IP-connected infrastructure has left some broadcasters feeling exposed. CTO Mario Vecchi explains how PBS guards against the cyber threat.
With cyber attacks on the rise, those in the media and broadcast industry need to be prepared and not playing catch up, says IABM Research Analyst Lorenzo Zanni.
As Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Deputy CTO for News Corp, Latha Maripuri needs to provide employees in news, sports, radio, real estate and publishing with the tools to do their job, but in a safe and secure environment.
Cyber attacks are on everyone’s agenda but with so much at stake just how should Broadcast, Media and Entertainment players protect themselves in an increasingly hostile world?
If the threat of a cyber-attack is not yet keeping you awake at night, it is already a major concern for many broadcasters and media companies.
With valuable content and well-known brands, the media, entertainment and technology industry has been the target of some high-profile cyber breaches from a range of attackers.
Amid all the excitement surrounding the rapid transition to software-based, IP-connected media infrastructures, analysts are now raising a note of caution.
Google, Vimeo, Twitter, Netflix and Facebook were among many technology companies who yesterday rallied together in support of net neutrality.
As government departments and companies around the world assess the damage caused by the WannaCry ransomware attack, security experts have warned of the increasing cyber threat to broadcasters and media organisations.
In the current digital era, executives leading companies of all sizes are facing a daunting challenge in defending their most valuable digital assets.
The threats are real and growing but cybersecurity is a reality to be managed not a battle to be won
Engineers may prefer the safety of working with trusted vendors but now is the time to put your faith in the cloud, explains Mark Harrison, Managing Director, Digital Production Partnership.