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If it’s premium content, it has to be protected, both to facilitate monetization and to thwart would-be pirates. Check here for the latest news, trends, and analysis of all manner of content protection

Features

The 2019 Streaming Media 50: The 50 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2019

Our exclusive industry-defining list is back for 2019. Here are the 50 companies every Streaming Media reader must know, the ones leading us into the future. These are the most important, innovative, and interesting companies in the online video universe.

The List of the 50 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2019

Our panel of streaming media experts has spoken, and these are the 50 companies doing the most important and innovative work in online video today.

Akamai Explains the Security Risks With Streaming Video Services

Data breaches aren't just a concern for financial platforms. Hackers also target OTT platforms. Here are three best practices for keeping subscriber data safe.

Spotlights

EZDRM, Inc.: View From the Top 2019

Your business is always on the line, and security should no longer be a barrier to business success.

NAB 2018: Akamai Talks OTT, Hacking, and DDoS Protection

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Akamai Director, Industry Marketing Shane Keats in the Akamai booth at NAB 2018.

Sharpening the Edge: The Evolution of CDN and Cloud Security

Learn how StackPath is building an extensible platform at the cloud's edge to deliver on the past and future promise of edge services—including CDN and all its applications—and make the Internet safe.

Video: Bitmovin Provides Adaptive Streaming Infrastructure, HTML5 Cloud Encoding for Enterprise and Integrators

Bitmovin CEO Stefan Lederer describes Bitmovin's enterprise focus, cloud encoding and player infrastructure, DRM, 24/7 worldwide support, and increasing attention to VR 360 in this wide-ranging interview with Tim Siglin at Streaming Media West 2016.

Columns

Rampant Piracy Is the Elephant in the Live-Streaming Room

Tokens? Watermarking? DRM? Content owners try them all, but as of today there's no foolproof solution. Perhaps the way forward isn't with higher walls, but new experiences.

Colleges Need to Safeguard Video in a Standards-Based World

As more colleges and universities invest in video lessons, they're challenged to keep that content secure. Here's the strategy that makes the grade right now.

4 Ways Companies Can Lock Down Their Premium Video Catalogs

Piracy doesn't have to be a routine cost of business, and streamed videos can be secured. Learn which of these methods is best for your business.

The DRM Debate Is Dead and Both Sides Won

The video industry has learned from the music industry's disastrous example, and created fair rights management systems.

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