Content Security

Cadmus Communications Corporation has announced that The Program on Negotiation (PON) at Harvard Law School will use RapidRights from Cadmus ArticleWorks for digital rights management (DRM) protection of its role simulations and case studies.

Posted Oct 29, 2004

Adobe Systems Incorporated and GeoTrust, Inc., a provider of identity verification solutions for ebusiness, have announced the availability of a jointly-developed certified document service or "CDS" solution.

Posted Oct 15, 2004

The FCC has mandated that all television stations be capable of broadcasting HDTV by 2006, but that isn’t the date that the Electronic Frontier Foundation is counting down to. Instead, it’s July 1, 2005—the day that the FCC’s broadcast flag mandate takes effect.

Posted Oct 11, 2004

ABC Television Network (ABC), a unit of The Walt Disney Company, has reached agreement with London-based Teletrax, a subsidiary of MediaLink Worldwide Incorporated, to electronically track the U.S. television airings of its TV promotions, including promotions for "Alias," "NYPD Blue," and "The Bachelor."

Posted Sep 28, 2004

Increasing complaints by new media firms that big-name media companies are blocking their access to content has prompted EU Competition Commissioner Mario Monti to launch an investigation. Speaking before an audience of telecommunications and entertainment companies in Brussels, Monti said his office would open an inquiry later this year into the provision of content—music, films, and sports—over the Internet for such services as video-on-demand (VoD).

Posted Sep 01, 2004

Juniper Networks, Inc. has announced that Quad/Graphics, a privately held printer of magazines, catalogs, and other commercial products, has deployed NetScreen Secure Access 3000 SSL VPN appliances in an effort to create a secure extranet environment

Posted Aug 13, 2004

Copyright Clearance Center, a provider of copyright licensing and compliance solutions, has announced that Dow Jones & Company is using its point-of-content licensing solution, Rightslink, for a new online service, Special News Reports.

Posted Aug 06, 2004

Guardium, Inc., a provider of database access security solutions, has extended its SQL Guard database security platform with the introduction of the SQL Guard Security Suite.

Posted Aug 03, 2004

Hitachi has announced that its Systems Development Laboratory has developed technology to add a watermark in live video content.

Posted Jul 27, 2004

Copyright Clearance Center, a licensing agent for text reproduction rights, has launched a Web-based resource for business professionals called The Guide to Copyright Compliance.

Posted Jul 27, 2004

Ofcom, the regulatory agency for the U.K. communications industries, has proposed a universal content tagging system, according to a consultation document on their Web site. Although this is still very much at the preliminary stage, one of the goals of the proposal is to provide a way to label content that might be offensive or inappropriate, ostensibly to protect young people using electronic media.

Posted Jul 26, 2004

CoreMedia has announced the availability of its next generation service infrastructure for content protection and delivery.

Posted Jul 16, 2004

eMeta Corporation, a provider of digital information access and commerce solutions, has announced that Knight Ridder Digital is using eMeta's eRights Suite to support the registration initiatives at many of its online newspaper properties.

Posted Jul 02, 2004

IBM has announced E-mail Security Management Services, a new managed security service designed to help companies reduce the risks inherent with email communications.

Posted Jun 29, 2004

Juniper Networks, Inc. has announced that it is working with access management companies to ensure interoperability between their products and its new Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)-enabled SSL VPN solutions. Juniper Networks has also announced that its NetScreen Secure Access appliances have integrated the SAML standard.

Posted Jun 29, 2004

LexisNexis U.S., a provider of legal, news, and business information services, has aligned with national compliance firm American Bank Systems (ABS) in an effort to better protect financial institutions from identity fraud and to offer them a tool that can be used in their USA PATRIOT Act compliance efforts.

Posted Jun 18, 2004

eMeta Corporation, a provider of digital commerce and access control solutions, has announced that The Globe and Mail, Canada's National Newspaper, has implemented eMeta's eRights Suite solution to enable its online initiatives.

Posted Jun 15, 2004

DataPower, creator and provider of intelligent XML-Aware Network (XAN) infrastructure, has announced the availability of firmware release 3.0 for its XML-aware networking hardware: DataPower XS40 XML Security Gateway and DataPower XA35 XML Accelerator.

Posted Jun 11, 2004

eMeta Corporation, a provider of digital information access and commerce solutions, has announced that Standard & Poor's, a provider of independent investment research, ratings, and indices, has significantly expanded its relationship with the company by signing an enterprise license agreement that increases its global use of eMeta's eRights Suite.

Posted Jun 08, 2004

VideoQuota has announced native support for protection By Referrer. Using By Referrer protection, a company can allow only those visitors coming from approved Web sites to see protected online content.

Posted Jun 01, 2004

Authentica, Inc., a provider of enterprise digital rights management (E-DRM) software, has announced planned support for Microsoft Windows Rights Management Services (RMS).

Posted May 25, 2004

Authentica, Inc., a provider of enterprise digital rights management (E-DRM) solutions, has announced the formal introduction of its Professional Services Organization.

Posted May 04, 2004

Microsoft Corp. has unveiled the features of the next version of its Windows Media digital rights management (DRM) software, and announced early adopters of the platform, including online music and movie services, entertainment companies, consumer electronics manufacturers, and chip makers.

Posted May 04, 2004

In the econtent DRM proposition, be careful what you wish for.

Posted Apr 26, 2004

SealedMedia Inc., has announced version 3.2 of its document and email security solution for enterprises, which adds deployment, administration, and management functions.

Posted Apr 16, 2004