WASHINGTON� This year�s NAB Show, held April 11 � 16 in Las Vegas, will have a cybersecurity focus. �
�With security breaches becoming more prevalent, publicized and potentially damaging, it�s crucial that today�s executives and creatives are current on technologies that can help protect their businesses,� said Chris Brown, executive vice president of conventions and business operations at NAB. �This year, NAB Show will host a broad range of experts and innovators in the cybersecurity field.”
The �Protecting our Assets: Cybersecurity and the Media� Super Session will take place on Wednesday, April 15, focusing on issues that make organizations vulnerable to attack. In a press release, NAB describes this as �a deep dive into cybersecurity,� exploring �the latest in digital asset, media and station protection.�
Another Wednesday session relevant to those interested in this subject is �Cybersecurity for Broadcasters: Protect Your Station from Hackers, Spammers and Black Hats.� This is part of the Broadcast Management Conference.
Also, John McAfee, founder of McAfee Inc., will deliver the keynote speech at the Technology Luncheon, discussing the cybersecurity arena.
An audio tour of the NAB Show floor will also be available, which will feature the Media Technologies for Military & Government Workshop. This workshop will highlight technologies that are strengthening the value chain of America�s military � including cybersecurity.