Main Summit Day One
8:00 am - 12:00 am Registration & Networking Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:15 am Chairperson's Welcome
9:15 am - 10:00 am Stream Ripping, Illicit Streaming, and Access Sharing – Taking down Illegal Servers in A Whack-A-Mole World
During this kick off session of the main summit, we dive right into one of the principal developments over the past twelve months – streaming piracy, as new, decentralized streaming services are circumventing licensing requirements and anti-piracy legislature.
This session will:·Show you how to monitor and detect illegal streams of your content
·Sketch out the current struggles with OTT set-top boxes·Enumerate the necessary multi-pronged approach ·Teach you how to deal with e-Commerce sites distributing the hardware that fuels the piracy economy
10:00 am - 10:45 am Cyber Security, Content Protection and Business Interruption – Mounting Security Concerns for Media Companies and Service Providers
As technology evolves and the demand for readily available content skyrockets, so should the need for cyber security preparedness. This session will provide insights into the challenges many businesses face in shielding critical data from budding cyber vulnerabilities.
This session will:·Allow you to evaluate you cyber security preparedness by comparing your strategies with proven approaches
·Explore lessons learned from class action law suits for loss of PII
·Highlight relevant cyber security technology like encryption tools, anonymization and the cloud in order to improve cybersecurity programs.
·Asses your readiness for a cyber event
·Detail how organizations can re-vamp existing policies and procedures to bolster cyber security vigilance
·Outline the need of a broad skill set of integrated cyber security tools to realize fortification
10:45 am - 11:30 am Morning Networking Break and Demo Drive
11:30 am - 12:00 am The Global Economics of Piracy - When the Criminals Become Your Competition
Piracy harms the profitability and quality of products on the market, hindering what is owed to the owner of its exclusive rights. This can result, in some cases, in millions of dollars of revenue unrealized. Further, the fact that piracy even exists serves as a hindrance to innovation and inventiveness, as budgets are re-forecasted with little incentive found in bringing novel products to the market, when new products will almost certainly be pirated and lose money for the organization.
This session will:·
·Enumerate the cost of piracy on creative output and how to shield your organization
·Compute how robust the criminal profit related to piracy is on a global scale in order to budget for combative measures
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Networking Luncheon
1:15 am - 2:00 am Blockchain Applications for Transaction Processing to Monetize Multi-Media Piracy
The technology has initially been embraced by the music industry, but the benefits and applicability
can be enjoyed by all channels of media to combat piracy. Several start ups are racing to
market and embedding bitcoins within content, which is directly tied back to the owner’s
This session will:
·Contemplate whether there is a reliable use for the blockchain across the many industries touched
by piracy and content infringement
·Anticipate viability and user-readiness to embrace the technology behind the blockchain
·Consider the limitations of the blockchain technology, and how the blockchain can keep your content and information safe
2:00 am - 2:45 am Is the Customer Ignorant, or Always Right? – Educating the Consumer When Content Protection Stands in the Way of User Experience
Recently, we’ve learned that piracy is not only on the rise, but consumers are
under-educated and often misled as to the long-term effects piracy and content theft has on future
content fabrication. There is no longer any room for burying one’s head in the sand. Continuing to accept piracy as an inevitability will cost you millions.
This session will:
·Report on the typical arguments made by consumers and pirates and itemize which arguments can
·Deep dive into the mind set of the ignorant consumer
2:45 am - 3:15 am How to Protect Your Content Before and After Market Transmission
Finding proper methods of protecting content during the production, pre-release
stages, and thereafter is becoming increasingly difficult as hacker and pirates alike are rapidly
adapting to the perimeters put in place to keep them at bay. The failure to do so will allow not only impact revenue, but your brand as well.
This session will:
·Clarify where security starts and where it ends
·Identify the most common pitfalls and typical threats
·Explore the best network monitoring and threat analysis tools to protect your business, content,
information, and PII from piracy and hacking
·Lay out best practices for proactive security audits on the chain of custody pre and post release
3:15 am - 3:45 am Afternoon Refreshments Break
3:45 am - 4:30 am Battling Rapidly Evolving Piracy Methodologies - Employing the Right Tools to Protect Your Content and Battle Piracy
As pirates grow savvier, content owners are struggling to keep up. Now, more than ever, to bridge the gap, you need to explore the types of technological protective measures that are available in order to decide which tools make the most sense for your business.
This session will:·Implementing an efficient—and effective—content protection program for next-generation film content offerings·Show you where you should be investing your money considering your particular needs
·Discuss what should be considered when deciding which vendor has the best solution and most robust implementation to address your needs
·Review of the headway made with reference to forensic development of the technology fuelling watermarking, fingerprinting and geo-filtering in order to block Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
·Cue up the conversation behind linking payment and consumption and the use of biometrics
·Debate whether you can build an intelligence tool to create an anti-piracy landscape and threat report
4:30 am - 12:00 am Roundtable Discussions: Non-Technical Solutions to Minimize Piracy – Enabling Services to Add Value, Develop Loyalty and Reduce Content Theft
Due to high demand from 2016 attendees and the magic that happened onsite, we are extending this year’s interactive discussion group to ensure a comprehensive review of the hottest issues keeping the anti-piracy world up at night. Benchmark with your peers to hear what’s working, what isn’t and where they’re headed next.
This session will:
·Pinpoint voluntary measures to combat piracy
·Tell you how to create a better intelligence gathering and dissemination platform covering content security concerns
·Teach you how to effectively protect your business against pirates, hackers and whistleblowers
·Identify how content infringement has impacted the various industries
·Pinpoint different measures (both internal and external) that organizations are using to protect content
·Illustrate the success of various companies in on-boarding anti-piracy and content protection strategies and solutions
5:30 am - 6:15 am Roundtable Takeaways – What Have We Learned?
After meeting in groups, panelists will discuss the most significant points highlighted in the
preceding round table talks.
This session will:
·Explore how anti-piracy and content protection measures implemented by one industry can benefit other industries
·Expose content owners to new challenges faced by other industries in an effort to increase awareness