Security is a major concern in an increasingly multimedia-defined universe where the Internet serves as an indispensable resource for information and entertainment. Digital Rights Management (DRM) is the technology by which network systems protect and provide access to critical and time-sensitive copyrighted material and/or personal information. This book equips savvy technology professionals and their aspiring collegiate protégés with the latest technologies, strategies and methodologies needed to successfully thwart off those who thrive on security holes and weaknesses.
Filled with sample application scenarios and algorithms, this book provides an in-depth examination of present and future field technologies including encryption, authentication, copy control, tagging, tracing, conditional access and media identification. The authors present a diversified blend of theory and practice and focus on the constantly changing developments in multimedia applications thus providing an admirably comprehensive book.
- Discusses state-of-the-art multimedia authentication and fingerprinting techniques
- Presents several practical methodologies from industry, including broadcast encryption, digital media forensics and 3D mesh watermarking
- Focuses on the need for security in multimedia applications found on computer networks, cell phones and emerging mobile computing devices
Computer software and hardware designers; multimedia engineers; industry researchers; graduate students
- Introduction - digital rights management
- Digital rights management systems
- Putting digital rights management in context
- Multimedia encryption
- Multimedia authentication
- Key management for multimedia access and distribution
- An overview of digital watermarking
- Biometrics in digital rights management
- Format compliant content protection
- Secure media streaming and secure transcoding
- Scalable encryption and multi-access control for multimedia
- Broadcast encryption
- Practical "traitor tracing"
- Passive-blind image forensics
- Security in digital cinema
- Drm standard activities
- The digital millennium copyright act
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- 6th July 2006
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Dr. Wenjun Zeng is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department of the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. He received his B.E., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Tsinghua University, China, in 1990, the University of Notre Dame in 1993, and Princeton University in 1997, respectively.
Professor, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
Dr. Heather Yu is a Senior Scientist at Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory. She received her B.S. degree from Peking University, her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University each in Electrical Engineering.
Dr. Ching-Yung Lin is a Research Staff Member at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, New York. He is currently leading projects on the IBM Large-Scale Multimedia Semantic Filtering and Monitoring in Complex Networks. His Ph.D. is from Columbia University in Electrical Engineering.
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA