York - Feb 7th 2018 - Piksel today announced that it has been awarded the Digital Production Partnership's Committed to Security mark for both Broadcast and Production environments. The certification is based on adherence to a checklist of security technologies, testing and best practices, and is designed to prevent content from falling into the hands of illegal distributors.
Piksel is one of the first businesses working in the broadcast and media industry to have been awarded the Committed to Security mark following the launch of the scheme in October 2017. The company was able to rapidly fulfil the programme requirements based on existing, proactive security measures.
"Effective content security is paramount in an industry where piracy is predicted to cost $52 billion by 2022," said Kristan Bullett, Head of Solutions at Piksel. "Our microservices architecture is built from the ground up to offer security, flexibility and scalability for customers seeking to deploy and manage content. This certification shows that content security is at the top of our agenda and that customer content is safe in our hands."
To retain the accreditation, Piksel will complete an annual self-assessment to ensure that updated security measures are adhered to. This certification and continued focus on security demonstrates Piksel's commitment to follow the DPP's framework, and will allow content producers and content broadcasters to have confidence in the Piksel platform.
"We're delighted that Piksel has been awarded the DPP's Committed to Security mark for both Broadcast and Production," says DPP Managing Director, Mark Harrison. "They are part of a rapidly growing community of companies who hold the DPP Security mark. It demonstrates Piksel's clear commitment to cybersecurity best practice, and to playing their part in building a more secure media supply chain."
The DPP is backed by major organisations within the broadcast industry including the BBC, ITV and Channel 4.
Piksel has been building successful online video businesses for over a decade. The company's unique combination of professional and managed services is underpinned by Piksel's state-of-the-art video platform, the Piksel Palette™. Launched in the second half of 2015, the Piksel Palette™ is the only commercially available video distribution and monetization platform using a Micro-Services Architecture (MSA).
Piksel's unrivaled expertise is in designing, building and managing online video solutions for the likes of AT&T, Sky, Channel 4, Discovery, Liberty Global, Mediaset and OSN. Headquartered in York, UK, Piksel offices can be found throughout Europe and the Americas.
About the DPP
The Digital Production Partnership Ltd (DPP) is the media industry's business change network. It is a not-for-profit company with an international membership that spans the whole media supply chain, covering global technology companies, production companies, digital agencies, suppliers, service providers, post production facilities, online platforms, broadcasters, distributors and not-for-profit organisations. The DPP harnesses the collective intelligence of its membership to generate insight, enable change and create market opportunities. For more information, or to enquire about membership visit www.digitalproductionpartnership.co.uk.
For more information about the DPP's Committed to Security Programme visit https://www.digitalproductionpartnership.co.uk/what-we-do/committed-to-security-programme/
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