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

SVG’s first deep-dive workshop on this vital industry challenge – protecting our live broadcasts and our content from cyberattack.

10:30 - 10:35 p.m.

Welcoming Remarks by Lead Sponsor, Friend MTS

Presented by: Nik Forman, Friend MTS, Marketing Director

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10:35 - 11:00 a.m.

Keynote: 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. The ability to defend and respond to a cyberattack is imperative.
Intro: Gary Olson, Industry Consultant
Brian Bark, Sinclair Broadcast Group, EVP, CIO
John McClure, Sinclair Broadcast Group, CISO

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11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Fireside Chat: The Evolution of Cybersecurity Insurance

Cyberattacks are on the rise. According to IBM and the Ponemon Institute the average cost of a data breach in 2022 has risen to $9.44 million per breach worldwide. WithCyber Insurance costs and denials rising year over year, this session will navigate the latest trends, issues, and best practices.
Confirmed Panelists:
Michael Nouguier, Richey May, CISO and Director of Cybersecurity Services
Dan Hanson, Marsh McLennan Agency, SVP Management Liability and Client Experience

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11:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Friend MTS Case Study: Real-World Anti-Piracy Solutions for Sports Leagues and Broadcasters

How a multi-national broadcaster has been ensuring its revenue is not sabotaged by for-profit pirates that steal premium sports broadcasts and streams live to service their own paying customers. This session explores the challenges faced and the strategies adopted to successfully address them.
Confirmed Presenter: Robin Boldon
, Friend MTS, Director, Strategic Account Management

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11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Securing the Live Broadcast

How are sports broadcasters, truck companies, sports venues, and their technology partners hardening the live broadcast supply chain 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?
Moderator: Gary Olson, Industry Consultant
Confirmed Panelists:
Jason Bevis, Arista Networks, VP, Awake Labs
John Naylor, Ross Video, Director, Product Security

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12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Networking Break in Exhibits

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