To gain a deeper understanding of digital technology and Irdeto’s role within it, visitors are invited to browse our library of white papers, webinars, in-depth technical articles, and related educational information.
In this Irdeto-sponsored white paper, Brett Sappington, Director of Research at Parks Associates, discusses how pay TV operators are re-focusing their multi-screen strategies to include premium services to drive incremental revenues, to minimize the effects of cord-cutting and cord-shaving and to combat the continuous assault from competitive OTT services and piracy. More
Throughout this white paper readers will learn the distinct and subtle differences between the various categories of pirates, understand consumer drivers for piracy, and what opportunities are available to successfully turn pirates into paying customers. More
In this white paper, Bill Rosenblatt, founder of GiantSteps Media Technology Strategies, looks at the history of technologies used to secure digital pay TV, explores the set of techniques that are considered to be today's best practices for pay TV security, and discusses content identification techniques designed to find unauthorized content "in the wild" (on the Internet) and trace it to the users or devices that made it available. More
Static defenses of digital assets will eventually fall to the powers of determined adversaries. In this paper we argue that defenses that dynamically adjust themselves to new attack scenarios have a much higher chance of long-term survival. More
Primed by their experiences with smartphones and touch-screen devices, consumers are ready for something bigger, but still portable, on which to watch video where and when they want: tablets fit the bill perfectly. With sales predicted to reach 450 million by 2015, tablets are now an essential part of TV Everywhere planning. More
Conventional cryptographic algorithms used to protect software keys and data are ineffective when operating in white-box environments, where a hacker has full visibility and control over the executing code. More