About Irdeto

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At Irdeto, we believe that businesses must have the freedom to innovate and the confidence to take risks to be in control of their future. To help our customers take control, we secure their infrastructure and content and give them the flexibility for the future with a service-oriented approach.

Irdeto’s powerful solutions and services enable content owners and providers to securely deliver media across all screens and devices in and out of the home, as well as allowing platform operators to offer innovative services beyond media. With over 40 years of expertise in security, we have the market insights from piracy and consumer data, knowhow and proven track record to be the trusted partner of choice. Irdeto’s unique heritage as a subsidiary of multinational media group Naspers (JSE: NPN) means that we are a well-established and reliable partner.

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Management Team

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Doug Lowther

Chief Executive Officer

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Andrew Bunten

Chief Financial Officer

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Andrew Wajs

Chief Technology Officer

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Ben Bennett

SVP Business Development

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Richard Scott

SVP Sales and Marketing

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Jaco Du Plooy

VP Engineering

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Jemma Johns

VP Human Resources

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Rory O’Connor

VP Services

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Peter Oggel

VP Product Management

A "Green" Company

photo: A Green Company Irdeto is committed to environmental responsibility, as evidenced by its architectural and interior design and energy utilization principles in its Netherlands office, and its focus on finding innovative ways to deliver “greener” solutions to the market.

Irdeto's office in the Netherlands was designed and built with the environment in mind. Located just opposite Hoofddorp train station, the building is equipped with bike racks and showers to encourage employees to use environmentally-friendly modes of transportation. Designed by MIII Architects, this sustainable 10,000 sq. m. office building meets the GreenCalc-score B.

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Irdeto conducts its operations according to world class standards to ensure its products and services attain high levels of quality and security.

FIPS 140-2, Level One Validation

Irdeto's Cloakware Security Kernel has received level one certification of the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Publication 140-2, a government standard that validates security claims for cryptography products through the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Communications Security Establishment. The Cloakware Security Kernel incorporates an Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256 bit key that is made more robust using Irdeto's transcoding "white-box" technology. Validation to FIPS140-2 is required for any cryptographic solution in use by U.S. and Canadian federal agencies including contracted service providers.

ISO 9001 and ISO 27001

Irdeto conducts its operations according to world class standards to ensure its products and services attain high levels of quality and security. This is supported by the implementation of an ISO 9001 certified Business Management System and an ISO 27001 certified Information Security Management System providing a framework for processes driving the company’s strategy and objectives. This framework of ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 international standards enable Irdeto to constantly enhance customer satisfaction through continual improvement of its processes. Irdeto's implementation of both standards are regularly audited by an external certification body. While the ISO 9001 certificate covers our DTV Business Line and the ISO 27001 certificate covers the secure generation and handling of key material in our in Hoofddorp and Eagan facilities, the processes and principles are applied across the organization.


Irdeto was the first foreign manufacturer to receive Class A SARFT certification from the Chinese State Administration for Radio Film and Television (SARFT). The certification mandates increased levels of specification for providers of conditional access (CA) systems in the areas of reliability, security and scalability.