Monday Cyber Security Risk and Sports Production Workshop

Monday, December 12, 2022
Location: Nassau Suite, 2nd Floor
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET

Sports production is the integration of multiple onsite production companies, host broadcasters, remote operators, leagues and venues that are all interconnected. The opportunity for a cyberattack increases exponentially. Preventative policies and actions are an imperative. Join the conversation!

10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Cybersecurity Risk Impact on Sports Production

Sports production involves multiple onsite production companies and stakeholders — host broadcasters, remote operators, leagues, and venues — that are all interconnected. The opportunity for a cyberattack increases exponentially. Preventative policies and actions are an imperative.
Moderator: Gary Olson, Principal , GHO Group LLC
Confirmed Panelists:
John McClure, CISO, Sinclair Broadcast Group; Brian Bark, CIO, Sinclair Broadcast Group

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11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Securing the Compound

How are truck companies, sports venues, and their production partners hardening the compound to prevent cyberattacks from disrupting a broadcast? What are the different compliance policies of the sports rightsholders? How are broadcasters raising security awareness among a primarily freelance workforce? And what are key technology vendors doing to support the security preparedness of their products?

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12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Securing the Content

Piracy of live OTT sports broadcasts has proliferated with rising global demand for streaming. Sharing and storing sports content among multiple partners requires its own anti-piracy protective measures. What strategies and solutions are rights owners using to combat the unauthorized distribution and use of their valued content?

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12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Networking Break in Exhibits

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