Security goes soft (ware)

Hawley, Steve
October 2007
Telephony;Oct2007 IPTV Supplement, Vol. 248, p24
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the hardware- and software-based approaches to video content security. It is considered that hardware-based content security adds significant cost to the deployment. The author stresses that content protection systems offer interlocking capabilities such as encryption and authentication. He emphasizes that the shift from hardware to software will likely accelerate as multiservice convergence continues to move into commercial deployment.


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