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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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Convergent Risks Brings Different Approach to Workflow Security at CPS Event

Many existing security controls for workflow security are out of date — or coming from unfamiliar sources — and that’s making it hard to interpret what measures should or should not be used. With the convergence of theatrical and streaming release dates, many vendors in the supply chain are handling content at a more sensitive stage, …

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Press Release – Convergent Announces Convergent Risks India

LA, London, Mumbai, 18th November 2020. Chris Johnson CEO Convergent Risks announced the formation of Convergent Risks India PVT Ltd. With a registered office in Mumbai, the company formation cements Convergent’s expansion into the Asia-Pacific region. Johnson said: “We are delighted to have formalised a permanent presence in the Indian market  with the formation of …

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Press Release – Acquisition of Logically Secure

• London and Los Angeles 3rd November 2020: Convergent is pleased to announce that it has acquired Logically Secure Limited, the Cheltenham headquartered, technical testing, incident response and cyber security consultancy business. Logically Secure’s market leading CyberCPR™ incident response and case management platform enables teams to work together on sensitive information and files regardless of …

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Press Release – New Security Compliance Services for Cloud Workflows

Los Angeles 19th October 2020, Convergent Risks announced the launch of a managed service for configuration vulnerability scanning in the public cloud. The managed service is designed to make it easier for organizations to detect misconfigurations in a public cloud environment that could expose them to increased cyber risk. The pandemic has fast tracked the …

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