The Battle Between Efficiency and Security

With more and more collaboration required to meet today’s content demands and tight deadlines, production teams are looking for new ways to meet their goals while working under, fighting with and, occasionally, navigating around security teams and protocols. It can be a constant battle. There are powerful new cloud services available from storage to media processing to review and approval to collaboration and more that help teams remain agile and responsive, but they open up a whole new world of security challenges and requirements. This webcast brings together a diverse set of media professionals to discuss the issues they face when choosing between security necessities and production realities.

Co-Host: Ryan Salazar

Editor-in-Chief, Broadcast Beat

Co-Host: Chris Fournelle

Director, M&E Product Marketing, Signiant

Panelist: Renard Jenkins

Former Vice President of Operations, Engineering & Distribution, PBS

Panelist: Adam Morton

Head of Technical Operations, Platform Post

Panelist: David Ritsher

Senior Supervising Editor, Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting

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Essential security considerations: Get everyone on the same page and work together. Your first step, and best place to start. Educate yourselves, your clients, your coworkers and management on the risks and options. Recognize that every production is different and unique. Access, functionality and security are all important. Success requires all three, not just two. Recognize there is a technical side and a very big social side. Recognize that security protocols cannot hinder productivity. Put teams together that collaborate well. There will be a lot of learning on both sides. When choosing technology, first find a partner with a security-first mindset.

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