PLAN FOR REVENUE: STEP 4 TO BECOME THE BROADCASTER OF TOMORROW

Step 4 in this five-part blog series is all about monetizing your content. When selecting the right video streaming technology partner, choose one that will support next-generation advertising, subscriptions, rentals and purchases. Broadcasters like you have traditionally relied on advertising to offset production and distribution costs. As a Broadcaster of Tomorrow, you recognize that advertising […]

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INTEGRATE EXISTING SYSTEMS: STEP 2 TO BECOME THE BROADCASTER OF TOMORROW

The Broadcaster of Tomorrow knows how to improve the current broadcasting workflow, not duplicate it. Part 2 in this five-part blog series is all about finding ways to integrate your existing broadcast systems into your new, improved online distribution process. Although traditional TV viewing is declining, traditional broadcasting isn’t going anywhere, anytime soon. The Broadcaster of Tomorrow […]

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EXTEND YOUR WORKFLOW: THE FIRST STEP TO BECOME THE BROADCASTER OF TOMORROW

The Broadcaster of Tomorrow must know how to conquer today’s fragmented landscape of devices and platforms used to view media. Learn how to extend your workflow in Part 1 of this five-part blog series. Traditional TV viewing is rapidly evolving. Millennials, especially, are choosing to cut the cord and drop their cable subscription, preferring instead to access […]

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LE FREAK, C’EST NOT CHIC – (CVE-2015-0204)

In recent days, a new TLS/SSL vulnerability (CVE-2015-0204) known as FREAK has been taking the Internet by storm.  It refers to a weakness in some implementations of SSL/TLS that may allow an attacker to decrypt secure communications between vulnerable clients and servers.  This vulnerability is caused by the support for older, less secure cipher suites […]

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BEING GOOD STEWARDS OF THE INTERNET

How Verizon Digital Media Services not only fixed a recent backbone provider issue for our customers by removing bad transit, but continued to work on the issue after our sites were secure in order to help identify the root of problem and restore the backbone of the Internet for all. [Update: to clarify some discussion […]

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THE ANSWER TO SIMPLIFIED STREAMING IN 2015: A LOOK BACK ON THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW

Many CES attendees we met with didn’t understand how streaming could ever be simple. With the proliferation of so many disparate operating systems, different video formats and distinct consumer devices (Android alone is up to 18,796 in 2014 from 11,868 in 2013 – that’s 6,928 NEW devices in one year!), who can blame them? News and announcements […]

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A WAF FOR ALL REASONS – THE VERIZON WAF IS NOW COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE

Verizon Digital Media Services is pleased to announce that our Cloud-based Web Application Firewall (WAF) is now in production and commercially available for our end customers running on the ADN (Accelerate) and CAN (Transact) CDN platforms.  Our declaration comes after an extensive engineering effort by a talented team of security-oriented developers, 4+ months of beta […]

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VERIZON WAF OFFERS PROTECTION AGAINST DRUPAL SQL INJECTION BUG (CVE-2014-3704)

“Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.” Drupal allows users to organize, manage and publish their Web content. A recent “Public Service Announcement” from the Drupal Security Team documented a vulnerability in their […]

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