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Verimatrix Secure Delivery Platform marks first year

Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the connected world with people-centred security, has announced its Verimatrix Secure Delivery Platform quickly reached billions of delivered video viewership licences in less than a year since its launch. The company also debuts key enhancements that provide even greater value to media companies, content owners, streaming media providers and operators. […]

January 27, 2023

MPs to probe connected tech cybersecurity threat

Members of the UK House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee are to investigate the dangers posed by hostile and criminal actors to connected technology, a branch which ranges from virtual assistants, smart appliances and wearable devices to smart homes and cities. Despite being used in homes, cities, businesses, and hospitals, research has […]

October 7, 2022By Colin Mann

EC: Device makers should be responsible for cyber security

The European Commission (EC) has opened consultations for a new Cyber Resilience Act aimed at upping the security of internet-connected devices. It proposes manufacturers be responsible for the security of their products throughout their lifecycle. “Just as we can trust a toy or a fridge with a CE marking, the Cyber Resilience Act will ensure […]

September 15, 2022

THEOplayer integrates with Verimatrix Streamkeeper

Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the modern connected world with people-centred security, has announced THEO Technologies has completed the integration of its THEOplayer with Streamkeeper. THEOplayer, the global video player, is now integrated into Verimatrix’s Streamkeeper Multi-DRM, available in the Verimatrix Secure Delivery Platform. Through this Verimatrix-THEOplayer integration, compatibility and speed to market is enhanced, allowing users to focus […]

August 26, 2022

Kudelski TV revenues dip

The Kudelski Group, a specialist in digital security, has announced its results for the first half of 2022. Total revenues and other operating income were $333.4 million, compared to $340.5 million (up 3.3 per cent) in the first half of 2021. In constant currency, the Group’s net revenues increased by 3.3 per cent compared to […]

August 25, 2022

LG achieves new consumer IoT certification

LG has become the first company to pass SafeShark and BSI’s newly launched Consumer IoT Verification Scheme. SafeShark testing and BSI certification provide assurance that connected products and devices have appropriate cyber security controls in place for their intended use, in accordance with international best practice. The scheme has been developed through Department for Digital, […]

June 30, 2022

Viasat: “Industry must expect more cyber attacks”

California-based Viasat’s chairman Mark Dankberg, speaking at the Washington Satellite 2022, told delegates that the satellite industry should expect more attempts to compromise networks. Viasat’s European KA-SAT was hit by a deliberate cyber-attack on February 24th. “There will be worse cyber attacks than that if we’re not really vigilant,” Dankberg warned. He said that Viasat […]

March 24, 2022By Chris Forrester

FBI warns of further satellite cyber attacks

A report from the FBI and the USA’s Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency says more attempts similar to the recent hacking of Viasat’s KA-SAT communications satellite are likely. The report says that the current problems surrounding Russia means that satellite operators and service companies must examine their critical infrastructure and review and implement much stronger […]

March 21, 2022By Chris Forrester

Google buys Mandiant cloud security for $5.4bn

Google is buying Mandiant for $5.4 billion (€4.9bn) to strengthen its Google Cloud cybersecurity offering. The price is a 57 per cent premium on Mandiant’s share price before media reports of a potential bid emerged. Mandiant is expected to provide enhanced services to support customers on premises and in the cloud. It’s known for detecting […]

March 8, 2022

Kudelski lifts FY revenues

The Kudelski Group, a global player in digital security, has published its 2021 annual results. In 2021, total revenues and other operating income increased to $778.8 million (€686.3m) from $741.5 million in 2020, reflecting higher sales in Digital TV, Cybersecurity and IoT. The Group generated EBITDA of $72.4 million, a $8 million improvement from the […]

February 23, 2022