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The Story of Ghost One


Tech 3 November 4, 2021 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm Feedback     

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Tim Dafoe
Patrick von Sychowski

Rogue digital cinema server A15591 hadn’t just been modified to unlock encrypted feature films before release – it gave rise to a sprawling, parallel theatre distribution operation, one with its own insiders and security. How was it possible to unravel the heavily protected path from post-production to silver screen? Why did the scheme fail? At a level of detail never presented before, learn the technical basis behind one of the world’s most sophisticated film piracy operations, what can be done to close the gaps, and how to apply this same security thinking to your own challenges.