CPS 2012:
Innovations & Insights in Content Security

Variety is pleased to announce the return of the Content Protection Summit, produced in partnership with international content security association CDSA, on Dec. 6 at the Universal Hilton in Los Angeles.

This year’s summit will again offer cutting-edge strategies on protecting content against rapidly evolving piracy and cyber-attack threats. As the entertainment industry bolsters its distribution of films, TV, games, music, digital media and more across exploding numbers of mobile and Web platforms, Variety’s 3rd Annual Content Protection Summit will provide the right ammunition to counter security concerns that arise with these new delivery options.

MPAA Chief to Keynote CPS 2012

The Third Annual Content Protection Summit (CPS), produced by Variety and the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA), today announced that Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) will be featured in an exclusive Variety Conversation Keynote.

Senator Dodd

“With technology advancements and the development of an ever growing number of platforms for viewing motion pictures and TV shows, it is more important than ever to make sure important industries, government and consumers work together to ensure the Internet works for everyone,” Senator Dodd said. “Both the creative and technology communities are inextricably linked as we work to bring consumers the digital environment they want and both are essential to the economic well-being of our country.”

The event is one of the highlights of a day-long, deep dive into the latest innovations, findings and effective forms of deterrence in the protection of the creative products of leading movie, game, music and software companies. The event, themed “Innovation and Insights in Content Security,” is once again being held at the Los Angeles Hilton Hotel in Universal City on December 6.

”CPS is the official gathering of executives from across entertainment, focusing on the opportunities, and remarkable innovations in entertainment content protection,” said Alex Kochis, CPS Conference Chair. “As the entertainment industry accelerates toward online services and digital products, we are experiencing a ‘perfect storm’ of threats to our business. Yet it is also a time of vast opportunity, disruptive business models, and remarkable innovation. This conference has always kept the industry’s leading practitioners on the cutting edge of the most effective best practices and engineered solutions and we are especially proud this year to have Senator Dodd join our industry discussion.”

Senator Dodd is charged with advocating for the film, home entertainment and television industries around the world. The MPAA represents one of the most creative, productive and powerful industries in America – one that supports 2.1 million creators and makers in every state and particularly in California.

Here’s a list of session topics:

      • Going After the Money: Mitigating Profit-Driven Online Threats
      • Content Security in the Social Cloud
      • Meet the Gatekeepers: The Role of Hollywood IT in Content Security
      • The Meaning of Copyrights in Today’s Interconnected, Multi-Screen World
      • Exclusive Content Protection 2012 Research from Carnegie Mellon
      • Certifying for the Future: Is There a Better Way to Handle Security Audits?
      • Hack it! How Hackers Feed fans and Undermine the Franchise
      • Innovations in Anti-Piracy Technology and Solutions
      • Technology Spotlights and Showcases
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