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See Panel Discussion on Virtual Film Festival Security from December 16th 2021

CDSA Content Protection Summithttps://www.mesaonline.org/conferences/content-protection-summit-2021 https://vimeo.com/658698355 Journey of the Virtual Film Festival Platforms In 2020 when the pandemic lock downs took hold, the film festival circuit looked in jeopardy. But the virtual film festival technology platforms saved the day and came into prominence as an alternative solution to reach audiences for many film festivals including Sundance, TIFF, …

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DPP Cloud for Media – Post Production Report and Webcast

Click here to download ‘The DPP Cloud for Media – Post Production Report’ Click here to read more on Covergent’s Security for Cloud The migration to cloud workflows within the M&E sector is advancing at pace. This includes the smallest post-production vendors, re-inventing themselves through necessity from the pandemic, right up to the largest content …

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The DPP partners with Convergent for its ‘Committed to Security Programme’

London 1st November 2021. Convergent Risks and The DPP, the media industry’s business network, today announced the launch of a new partnership to enhance and grow the DPP Committed to Security Programme. The Programme allows production and broadcast suppliers to demonstrate their commitment to working towards, and adhering to, cyber security best practice. The program …

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Convergent participates on The DPP panel for “Cloud for Media – Post Production”

Cloud and SaaS application security assurance that systems have been correctly configured, hardened and are being operated securely. You can read more about the DPP and the event by following the link: https://www.thedpp.com/events/the-cloud-for-media-post-production/ Click here to read more on Convergent’s Security for Cloud www.convergentrisks.com Contact: Mathew Gilliat-Smith, EVP Convergent Risks Email: mathew.gilliat-smith@convergentrisks.com Facebook Twitter Linkedin

Convergent Expands its Resources for Cloud and Application Security

Los Angeles and London, 24th September 2021, Convergent announced the expansion of its resources for cloud and application security with the appointment of Nipun Mehta, who joined the company this month as VP, Head of Cloud & Application Security. Convergent CEO Chris Johnson said: “We are delighted that Nipun has agreed to join our cloud …

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IN2CORE Completes Cloud & App Security Assessment of QTAKE Cloud with Convergent

Los Angeles and Bernolakovo 7, June 2021. IN2CORE and Convergent announced the completion of a cloud and application security assessment for the QTAKE Cloud video collaboration application used by thousands of film productions around the globe. With the increased use of cloud-based video editing applications, content owners have been keen to ensure that cloud and …

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Why Perimeter Testing Has Been So Important During the Pandemic – Findings from Convergent

Here we are, 13 months on since the start of the pandemic, with the majority of people around the world still working remotely. Penetration testing a company’s infrastructure and web applications has never been more important. It detects vulnerabilities that could lead to cyber-attacks that result in disruption, data loss or theft. Through the peaks …

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Press Release – ftrack completes Cloud & Application Security Assessment with Convergent

Los Angeles and Stockholm 11, March 2021. Convergent and ftrack today announce the successful completion of ftrack’s cloud and application security assessment for its Academy Award-honoured production tracking and media review platforms (ftrack Review, Studio and cineSync) hosted in its multi-cloud infrastructure. Security assessments for cloud environments have become increasingly relevant in the COVID era, …

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The Current and Future State of Production in Media & Entertainment

By Janice Pearson, Vice President, Global Content Protection 2nd July 2020 Many of our clients have reached out recently asking for our opinion on the current and future state of Media & Entertainment amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  We thought this article would be the perfect opportunity to address the common questions we receive through our …

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CHANGE FOR THE BETTER – Keeping Security Assessments on schedule during a pandemic.

Like many in the M&E supply chain, Convergent witnessed an immediate drop off in business in March 2020 as businesses stopped to assess the COVID-19 situation. Fortunately, our remote assessment operations such as penetration testing and cloud security reviews continued and in fact increased. We approached the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) and lobbied hard for …

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