Distribution & Delivery News Products

Viaccess-Orca Connected Sentinel DRM Solution Completes Cartesian’s Farncombe Security Audit™

Connected Sentinel Assessed Against the Stringent Security Requirements for 4K Content Delivered Over IPTV and OTT Networks.

Viaccess-Orca (VO) announced that its Connected Sentinel DRM solution has completed a rigorous review by Cartesian, an independent consultancy company for the communications and digital media industries.

Cartesian’s Farncombe Security Audit™ reviews the requirements of security solutions to determine whether they meet the complex needs of IPTV, based on security architecture, keys generation and usage, content security, cryptographic algorithms, design, and operation environment.

“We have assessed the compliance of Connected Sentinel DRM against MovieLabs specifications for IPTV 4K premium content required by content and rights owners,” said Brian Paxton, Head of Security Consulting at Cartesian. “Going through the demanding process of the Farncombe Security Audit demonstrates Viaccess-Orca’s commitment to developing robust solutions that answer the challenges facing content owners and providers.”

Viaccess-Orca’s Connected Sentinel DRM solution allows pay-TV operators and broadcasters to securely deliver premium VOD, live and recorded content to any screen including Android™, iOS®, and PC devices. Connected Sentinel includes VO’s proprietary DRM and a multi-DRM backend platform and is currently in use by more than 30 leading operators around the world and successfully deployed on 4K STBs for IPTV and OTT ecosystem offerings.

“Cartesian has been carrying out security reviews for over 15 years and is highly trusted within the industry for its assessments,” said Pierre-Alexandre Bidard, Vice President of Partnership and Marketing Products at Viaccess-Orca. “The Cartesian assessment reinforces that our Connected Sentinel DRM solution acts in accordance with industry standards, providing secure, end-to-end chains for UHD security in a variety of distribution environments.”

Content owners interested in learning more about the results of the Farncombe Security Audit for Connected Sentinel can request further information from Viaccess-Orca.

More info

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s