Content Security

Akamai Technologies, Inc., a global service provider for accelerating content and business processes online, has announced new capabilities and enhancements to its Akamai Media Delivery (AMD) solution, including the Akamai License Delivery for Windows Media Digital Rights Management (DRM) which enables the protection and delivery of valuable audio and video content.

Posted Oct 18, 2005

Authentica, Inc., a provider of enterprise rights management (ERM) solutions, has announced a series of updates to its products and partner program.

Posted Sep 16, 2005

With the increasing globalization of business and the sharing of information among companies, customers, and suppliers in far-flung parts of the world, protecting confidential information, not only within an enterprise, but also once it leaves, has become paramount. Take a look at the DRM providers vying to protect enterprise content.

Posted Sep 16, 2005

Liquid Machines, Inc., a provider of Enterprise Rights Management (ERM) solutions, has announced it will offer a migration program designed to satisfy the needs of businesses that use the Authentica Active Rights Management platform, Authentica Secure Mail, Authentica Secure Documents, or other Authentica software components.

Posted Sep 02, 2005

Liquid Machines Inc., a provider of Enterprise Rights Management (ERM) solutions, and Zelinger Associates Inc., a provider of federal business development for information technology innovators, have announced that they have joined forces to deliver Liquid Machines Enterprise Rights Management solutions to the U.S. Government.

Posted Aug 26, 2005

LexisNexis U.S, a provider of news, business, and legal information services, has announced the launch of its new LexisNexis CopyGuard solution to help detect plagiarism and copyright infringement and protect intellectual property.

Posted Aug 23, 2005

Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC), a provider of Web-document and collaboration technology, has announced today that SealedMedia, Inc., a developer of document-level security solutions is working with IGC to deliver an integrated EDRM solution.

Posted Jul 29, 2005

Cut and paste culture might be all the rage on the creative side of the entertainment business but is often an anathema to the business side. While the latter will gladly pocket Gorillaz’ green, a team of lawyers probably frets over every echo of another artist’s work. At this year’s Entertainment Technology Alliance conference, I moderated a session called “Can Content Remain King?” in which—as usual—DRM surfaced as the highest hurdle for widespread entertainment digital content delivery.

Posted Jul 25, 2005

eMeta Corporation, a provider of access control, subscription management, and ecommerce software, has announced that it is expanding its partner program to include companies that offer Software as a Service (SaaS) enablement solutions, as well as other managed service providers.

Posted Jul 01, 2005

Liquid Machines, Inc., a provider of Enterprise Rights Management (ERM) solutions, has released the Liquid Machines Enterprise Rights Management solution for Microsoft Windows Rights Management Services (RMS) for Windows Server 2003.

Posted Jun 07, 2005

Copyright Clearance Center, a provider of copyright licensing and compliance solutions, has unveiled CopyRight Plus--a desktop solution indented to simplify the process of complying with copyright law.

Posted Jun 07, 2005

The Compliance Consortium, an international membership organization formed in June 2004 to promote effective governance, risk, and compliance management (GRC), has published its operational approach for managing GRC requirements within the enterprise.

Posted May 20, 2005

DataPower, a provider of application-oriented networking hardware, has announced the availability of its firmware release v3.2 for its DataPower XS40 XML Security Gateway. Shipping for over two-and-a-half years, firmware release v3.2 for the XS40 XML Security Gateway represents further security and ease of use advancements for this product, including: WS-Trust support, government-grade XML threat protection, service level management, and certified SAML 2.0 support.

Posted May 20, 2005

For more than a decade, European reliance on SmartCards—to secure financial transactions, authenticate cell phones, and more recently, to launch the ePassports initiative—has grown steadily. A SmartCard is essentially a little computer that, when put on a banking card, mobile phone, or other device, acts as a gatekeeper between the stored content and the outside world. Unlike the magnetic strips of credit cards that passively spit out data as they’re swiped, “the SmartCard chip plays a much more active part in the transaction,” says Chris Caruk, chief technologist and VP of marketing for Aspects Software. Today, as a result of work done by Aspects, SmartCards are poised to play a much bigger role in enabling the secure transfer of content in all its glorious forms.

Posted May 10, 2005

eMeta Corporation, a provider of access control, subscription management, and commerce software, has announced an enhancement to eRightsWEB, eMeta's managed software suite deigned to provide software and media companies with the tools to monetize their digital assets.

Posted Apr 29, 2005

SealedMedia has secured $8.5 million of new equity and has announced Sealed Email for Blackberry devices. SealedMedia's new equity will be used to finance its market and product development in 2005 and beyond.

Posted Apr 26, 2005

As content management systems add functionality to serve the enterprise, one of the more important capabilities is digital rights management (DRM). For Web publishers with large content databases, how and whether they restrict access may be a life-or-death decision. If a company charges for content, its revenue stream is threatened by anyone duplicating its information.

Posted Apr 20, 2005

An international forum aimed at standardizing digital media and copy protection technologies is set to achieve a major milestone in its drive toward creating interoperable Digital Rights Management. This month, the International Digital Media Project (DMP)—which brings together more than 25 member companies across the digital content and device industries including Panasonic, Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Telecom Italia, and the BBC—is expected to release the industry’s first DRM technology specifications for Portable Audio and Video devices (PAVs).

Posted Apr 20, 2005

Liquid Machines, Inc., a provider of enterprise rights management (ERM) solutions, has announced a new Solutions Provider program that is designed to enable Value Added Resellers (VARs), Independent Software Vendors (ISV), and System Integrators to leverage Liquid Machines ERM solutions.

Posted Apr 15, 2005

IBM has unveiled a solution specifically designed to provide businesses with support for information requirements of the Basel II Accord. The new offering, The IBM Risk and Compliance - Basel II Information Management Offering, is integrated with Fair Isaac’s TRIAD adaptive control system, allowing businesses to make strategic decisions regarding customer and account management, scoring, collections, credit line management, and marketing communications.

Posted Apr 12, 2005

Panels at the second annual New York McGraw–Hill Media Summit, held February 9 and 10, 2005, tackled topics ranging from mobile content to maintaining a loyal customer base to VC funding for entertainment and technology. One of the more lively panels faced the issue of DRM head-on, covering the changes in DRM over the past year, the state of DRM today, and an informed peek at the future of DRM.

Posted Apr 11, 2005

Purveyors of digital content continue to seek the best ways to market and sell their materials while ensuring that only authorized parties access content. The trick is to find an end-to-end solution that lets customers use content in the ways they feel they should be allowed and at the same time, protect the rights of content providers.

Posted Apr 11, 2005

Data Depth Corporation, a/k/a:, has announced that its free toolbar for the browser has been upgraded to include a host of new content services. In addition to facilitating enterprise site licenses, single-use licenses, and permissions requests, the toolbar now adds additional content services. Toolbar

Posted Apr 08, 2005

The Board of the GSM Association (GSMA), a global trade association for the GSM operator community, has called for an immediate review of the current licensing program proposed by MPEG LA and the companies involved in this patent pool, for use of the Open Mobile Alliance’s (OMA) Digital Rights Management (DRM) 1.0 standard.

Posted Apr 05, 2005

FaceTime has announced the immediate availability of FaceTime Enterprise Edition for Microsoft Office Live Communications Server and support for Microsoft Corp.'s Public IM Connectivity (PIC) with Live Communications Server 2005.

Posted Mar 15, 2005