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Digital Production Buzz – February 8, 2018

As more media and services migrate to The Cloud, what do we need to know to keep our assets secure? Is security even possible? Tonight, we talk with industry experts to learn best practices and techniques to keep our media, projects and company data secure.

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Larry O’Connor, John Tkaczewski, Mathew Gilliat-Smith, Pierson Clair, Michael Kammes and James DeRuvo.

  • The Basics of Keeping Your Media Secure
  • Secure Your Media “In Motion”
  • High-Speed Encryption During Editing
  • Minimize Your Online Security Risks
  • Real-World Tips for Media Security
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week

The Basics of Keeping Your Media Secure

Larry O'Connor
Larry O’Connor, Founder and CEO, Other World Computing
Tonight, we are looking for ways to keep our data secure, especially on-line. We start with Larry O’Connor, Founder and CEO of OWC. He shares his thoughts on The Cloud, encryption, and the best ways to keep our media safe.

Secure Your Media “In Motion”

John Tkaczewski, Co-Founder and President, FileCatalyst
There are two places we need to worry about securing our online data: when it is “at rest,” stored somewhere in The Cloud; and when it is “in motion,” traveling from one server to another. Tonight, John Tkaczewski, co-founder and president of FileCatalyst explains why our data is vulnerable during transit.

High-Speed Encryption During Editing

Mathew Gilliat-Smith
Mathew Gilliat-Smith, CEO, Fortium Technologies
Once our data has arrived at its destination, a different form of security kicks in. Here, Fortium has a simple but effective method of security which isn’t going to break the bank. Tonight, Mathew Gilliat-Smith, CEO of Fortium Technologies, tells us about how to secure files shipped on optical media.

Minimize Your Online Security Risks

Pierson Clair
Pierson Clair, Senior Director, Cyber Security & Investigations, Kroll
Is our data at risk in The Cloud? Yes. It is necessarily the fault of The Cloud service? Most of the time, no. Tonight, Pierson Clair, Senior Director of Cyber Security and Investigations for Kroll Inc., explains what we need to know to minimize risk to our assets.

Real-World Tips for Media Security

Michael Kammes
Michael Kammes, Director of Technology, Key Code Media
We’ve learned a lot about security tonight, but what does it mean in the “real-world?” Michael Kammes, Director of Technology for KeyCode Media, shares his thoughts on what media creators – especially those in smaller companies – can do to protect their data.

The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

James DeRuvo
James DeRuvo, Editor-in-Chief, DoddleNEWS.
James DeRuvo Editor-in-Chief at, has a multi-faceted career spanning radio, film and publishing. With experience covering technology in the video industry for nearly 20 years, James joins us every week to present the latest industry news.
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