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The Verimatrix Cybersecurity Blog

Browse our blog for insights and analysis about all things related to cyber security in the connected world. Find industry-related articles, news, and advice from our security specialists, and learn more about how to best safeguard your content and applications.

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Preventing Password Sharing Leakage in the Golden Age of Streaming

Year over year, a significant amount of revenue is lost as the result of people using streaming services without paying for them. Since the practice is a widely accepted form of piracy amongst many consumers, streaming companies must be proactive in their approach to capture and keep the money that rightly belongs to them.

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Spoofing Attacks in Gaming: Popular Methods for Hacks and Cheats

The gaming community is among the most lucrative targets for cybercriminals to exploit and make a quick profit. While growing ad revenue, valuable sponsorships that bring in ever-increasing audiences for tournaments, and prize pools in the millions undoubtedly draw the attention of gamers and fans — sophisticated cybercriminals are also captivated by the cash.

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In the Rush to Develop Vaccine Passports, How Do You Prioritize App Security?

As vaccines become more widely available and shots reach more arms, software engineers and developers are scrambling to create mobile apps – coined “vaccine passports” or “COVID status certificates” – that will help the public ease into safe travel and events. What can developers do to keep them secure in the mad dash to market?

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The Future of Payment Acceptance

There is a great willingness to adopt new technologies and processes in order to bring payments into the future. Here’s how to overcome inertia and move forward with security and trust.

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Top 10 Questions to Ask in Your App Security RFPs

Cybercriminals are hot on the money trail – and the path is leading straight to unprotected mobile applications in the fintech and banking industries. According to Verizon’s Mobile Security Index 2020 Report, 39 percent of organizations surveyed experienced a security compromise involving a mobile security device in 2020, up from 33 percent in 2019 and 27 percent the previous year.

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Launching a TV Service? Here’s Some Advice from Successful TV Operators

If you’re launching a TV service, you have a lot of choices to make. Which means you probably have a lot of questions. Fortunately, we’ve asked over 100 successful TV operators for their best advice when it comes to launching a new service. Here’s what a few of them had to say.

Everyday Misconceptions About Esports

Is it a sport? A novel video game experience? Is it a new mash-up of the gaming and sports worlds? The confusion around how to define esports has led to a few common misconceptions. Let us explain.