Final Program

(As of December 4th, subject to change)

Event Schedule

8 a.m.: Registration Opens
9 a.m.: Conference Sessions
5:15 p.m.: Networking Reception

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Conference Sessions

9 – 9:10 a.m.
Conference Chair Introduction

Bryan Ellenburg, Conference Chair, Content Protection Summit 2014 and Security Consultant, Production & Post Production, CDSA


9:10 – 9:15 a.m.
Welcome Remarks

Michael Rose, Chief Executive Officer, Ease


9:15 – 9:25 a.m.
CDSA Chairman Remarks

Richard Atkinson, Corporate Director, Global Piracy Conversion, Adobe and Chairman of the Board, CDSA


9:25 – 9:45 a.m.
The Global State of Information Security

PwC presents the results of their Global State of Information Security Survey 2015 which shows that executives in the global entertainment & media industry are heeding the need to fund enhanced security activities and have substantially improved technology safeguards, processes and strategies. Budgets are rising and confidence is high. But while many organizations have raised the bar on security, their adversaries have done better. This year’s survey shows that detected security incidents have increased dramatically and hot-button technologies like cloud computing, mobility and BYOD are implemented before they are secured. This session shares key findings from the research that supports creating an evolved, business-focused security program that is driven by knowledge of threats, assets and adversaries.
Shafeeq Banthanavasi, Managing Director Cybersecurity, PwC


9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
What to Do (and Who to Call) When You are Hacked

Corporations, content creators, studio executives, technology vendors, and celebrities are all at risk for having sensitive data exposed for all the world to see. Cyber Incidents can have catastrophic impact at a corporate level, as well as creative, and the collateral damage can impact third parties unrelated to the target of the attack. What steps should you take to both mitigate risk of such an attack, and to have pro-active planning on what steps to take immediately after a Cyber Incident? What are your first steps both internally and externally to assess, remediate, communicate, and investigate?
Moderator:
Richard Atkinson, Corporate Director, Global Piracy Conversion, Adobe and Chairman of the Board, CDSA
Panelists:
James Dunkelberger, Senior Director Product Release & Security Services, Microsoft
Aaron Guzman, Vice President, Southern California Chapter, High Tech Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA)
Rob Pope, Co-Founder, Tiro Security


10:30 – 11 a.m.
NETWORKING BREAK



11 – 11:20 a.m.
This Script Will Self Destruct In 2 Hours

Content security begins in development, with scripts, release schedules, budgets, casting, and other such confidential information shared both internally and externally. There are technological solutions that allow for secure sharing of such information, that allows for control over how long the content is available, whether or not it can be printed or forwarded, viewing behaviors tracked, content deleted, and with watermarking capabilities. Will the creative community adopt these solutions?
Moderator:
Guy Finley, Director, Anti-Piracy Affairs, CDSA and Executive Director, MESA
Panelists:
Darren Ehlers, Senior Vice President, Product, Ease
Wynn Rees, Vice President, Content Security, 20th Century Fox
Adam Slohn, Vice President, Production & Business Systems, Warner Bros.


11:20 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Protecting Content: Where Creativity and Security Meet

The threat of entertainment content being compromised from production locations is at its highest point ever. Productions are vulnerable to image or video leaks from drones, Google Glass and other emerging technologies, all enabled by Social Media and accessible around the world. Also at risk are the editorial spaces located on-set or near-set, including camera trucks, and video assist rigs. And theft of entertainment content is not a issue confined to the 6 major motion picture studios. The threat is as real to the independents, TV production companies and other players across all workflows. How can the industry come together in a united front to identify and promote solutions to these common problems?
Moderator:
Bryan Ellenburg, Security Consultant, Production & Post Production, CDSA
Panelists:
Matt Bogaard, Global Security Consultant, DreamWorks Animation
Andrea Cunningham, Security Director, Walt Disney Studios
Wynn Rees, Vice President, Content Security, 20th Century Fox
Ken Rudman, Product Marketing, NexGuard Forensic Watermarking, Civolution
Mathew Gilliat-Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Fortium Technologies


12 – 12:40 p.m.
How To Secure Workflows in the Age of Digital Services

There have been dramatic changes in Production, Post Production, and Distribution workflows. How have the traditional vendors embraced and adapted to these changes, and what are the new security challenges based on these seismic changes? The lines of physical, digital and cloud become blurred, as new breeds of vendors rise up to take advantage of cloud access, transport, storage, and collaboration, but are untethered from a physical space. How do these worlds co-exist and create partnerships, and implement rigid security restrictions, from Production through Distribution?
Moderator:
Peter Wallace, Worldwide Director, Anti-Piracy & Compliance Programs, CDSA
Panelists:
Steve Cronan, Chief Executive Officer, 5th Kind
Sean Flynn, Chief Technology Officer, Marvel
Janice Pearson, Manager, Content Protection Strategy & Operations, Warner Bros. Entertainment
Rob Pinniger, Associate Director, Content Security, Virgin Media/Liberty Global
Eugene Tang, Director Content Security, Twentieth Century Fox


12:40 – 12:55 p.m.
Technology Spotlight – Aspera

ASPERA will discuss their technology and its integration with IBM and our customers workflows within their needs to distribute secured content.
John King, Senior Sales Engineer, Aspera, an IBM Company


12:55 – 2 p.m.
NETWORKING LUNCHEON



2 – 2:40 p.m.
Afternoon Keynote Conversation: The Creative Process Behind Great Storytelling

In this keynote conversation, Eli Attie, Writer, Co-Executive Producer, House, MD and Writer, Supervising Producer, The West Wing; and John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions; will discuss the creative process behind some of the most popular shows on television. CreativeFuture Executive Director Ruth Vitale will facilitate the conversation.
Eli Attie, Writer/Co-Executive Producer/Supervising Producer, House, MD and The West Wing
John Landgraf, Chief Executive Officer, FX Networks and FX productions
Interviewed by: Ruth Vitale, Executive Director, Creative Future


2:40 – 3:10 p.m.
It’s About the Money: Strategies to Disrupt Funding Piracy

Content theft impacts everyone, costing jobs as well as money spent in our communities. With revenues shrinking, and less projects being funded, we are at a critical juncture to find solutions. To combat the problem, “It’s About the Money” and the financial impact across the Internet ecosystem, which include education and cooperation across advertisers, credit card processors, ISPs, search engines, ad brokers and more. Also important is outreach to the industry and educating the public on how to find legitimate outlets for digital content and how to avoid websites fraught with malware, spyware, viruses, identity theft and worse.
Moderator:
Guy Finley, Director, Anti-Piracy Affairs, CDSA and Executive Director, MESA
Panelists:
Elisha Lawrence, Associate Vice President, Global Anti-Piracy & Content Security, ABS-CBN Intl.
Jane Sunderland, Content Protection Strategist, Lionsgate


3:10 – 3:30 p.m.
The Culture of Piracy: A European Perspective

Online Piracy in Sweden is fast becoming part of the nation’s culture. Famously, home to Pirate Bay and other high profile content sharing sites, the nation has also given birth to The Pirate Political Party (Piratpartiet) and The Pirate Religion (Kopimism). Despite all this, forceful countermeasures are being taken to protect the rights holders. In this session a thought leader and passionate supporter of tackling the piracy problem discusses the initiatives, the frustrations and the continuing fight.
Gerre Versteegh, Chairman, Rights Alliance
Introduced by: Jim Bottoms, Executive Director, MESA Europe


3:30 – 4:10 p.m.
What’s the Forecast for Securing The Cloud?

How secure is content that is stored in the cloud? Recent events with Hollywood celebrities show that even the most private data could be compromised by brute force attack. Are systems that access Media & Entertainment content safe against such attacks, and will content holders be alerted if there is such an attack on these systems?
Moderator:
Erik Weaver, Project Cloud, ETC – Entertainment Technology Center, USC
Panelists:
Aaron Guzman, Co-Director of Presentations, Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)
Ian Hamilton, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President Engineering, Signiant
Ted Harrington, Executive Partner, Independent Security Evaluators
Matthew O’Connor, Product Manager, Cloud Platform Team, Google


4:10 – 4:25 p.m.
“Ted” Talk: Hackers, Attack Anatomy and M&E

Adversaries are evolving. Attacks have modernized. Assets are becoming ever more valuable. But hope is not lost: there are methods that content owners and vendors alike can adopt that improve security effectiveness, decrease cost, or both. Presented by the elite organization of security researchers and consultants most widely known for being first to hack the iPhone, this session will extract lessons from attack anatomies to help the Media & Entertainment industry better defend against the sophisticated adversaries who are targeting M&E assets.
Frank Artes, Chief Technology Architect, NSS Labs
Ted Harrington, Executive Partner, Independent Security Evaluators


4:25 – 4:30 p.m.
Introduction to Technology Showcases (BREAK-OUT SESSIONS)

Industry experts share innovative ideas, processes, or perspectives in an interactive and intimate way with the audience who are free to choose which topic/area they find most interesting.


4:45 – 5:15 p.m. – Room A
Closing the Loop for Content Security

Scripts and other sensitive documents are easily leaked, even by accident, when information is spread across multiple, disparate systems. Today’s productions require the highest levels of information security, especially where PII and other sensitive information is concerned. Closing the loop to keep information entirely within trusted systems gives productions unprecedented levels of control over who can see what data, and under what circumstances. In this session, Ease will be demonstrating its Closed-Loop Security features for productions of all sizes.
Darren Ehlers, Senior Vice President, Products, Ease


4:45 – 5:15 p.m. – Room B
Scalable Session-based Forensic Watermarking Strategies for OTT-Delivered Content

As the distribution requirements for both pre-release and VOD content continue to evolve toward OTT distribution and away from physical media and set-top boxes, content owners are looking for ways to protect their most valuable assets beyond the limitations of DRM. Session-based forensic watermarking allows illicitly redistributed content to be traced back to the original source. In this interactive presentation, we will use the example of two key use cases to explore the range of options for this technology.
Ken Rudman, Product Marketing, NexGuard Forensic Watermarking, Civolution


4:45 – 5:15 p.m. – Room C
Is The Piracy Threat Really Decreasing? (What Content Owners Need to Know Now)

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion surrounding media reports suggesting that online piracy is decreasing. Flat or declining revenues at major media companies suggest that is not the case. This session presents an overview and landscape of this timely subject with an emphasis on how creative works should be protected economically so that the next generation of great music, movies, video games and software can be made and their creators can prosper.
Christopher Sabec, Chief Executive Officer, Rightscorp
Robert Steele, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Rightscorp


5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
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